The Yage Letters

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[M&M A8]

San Francisco: City Lights 1963, one of 3,000 copies in wraps. Maynard & Miles A8a. Consisting mostly of letters written to Allen Ginsberg by Burroughs on his trip to South America in 1953, but including letters by Ginsberg as well.

_____ 1975, second edition in wraps, adds a new letter dated 10 July 1953.

_____ 1988, third edition in wraps, this edition has a shorter Introduction by Ginsberg.

_____ 2006, new “redux” edition edited and with an introduction by Oliver Harris, bound in wraps.

This bibliography of A-List publications by William S. Burroughs derives from Eric C. Shoaf’s Collecting William S. Burroughs in Print: A Checklist and is published online courtesy of the author, who retains all rights. Published by RealityStudio in April 2007.

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