HUNCKE, Herbert. Elsie John and Joey Martinez.

(New York, NY): Pequod Press, 1979. First Edition. Chapbook. 9 pages. A memoir in which Huncke describes how Elsie John, a German-born “hermaphrodite” performer, introduced him to heroin and to the gay underground of 1930s Chicago. A near fine copy in wrappers with tipped in plate by Leni Fuhrman. This one of 100 copies signed by author and illustrator.


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