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(Harold Chapman) (The Beat Hotel)


Montpellier: gris banal éditeur, 1984
Condition: Good, Shelfwear, Rubbed edges, A couple of creases on front cover.

Shipped from Germany. No,return.

English & French language, Softcover book presenting more than 200 black-and-white Harold Chapman photographs, all captioned, taken at the legendary Beat Hotel in the Latin Quarter of Paris during its heyday as a residence for members of the Beat Poetry movement. With forwards by William S. Burroughs and Brion Gysin, plus Chapman's own account of his first visit to the hotel. Features images of Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, William Burroughs ,Brion Gysin, Ian Sommerville, Harold Norse, Sinclair Beiles, Kay Johnson, Guy Harloff and Gregory Corso.