6185. Kerouac's Pull my daisy 1961

SIGNED BY ROBERT FRANK. KEROUAC, JACK - FRANK, ROBERT - LESLIE, ALFRED. Pull my Daisy. New York (Grove Press) - London (Evergreen Books Ltd) 1961.

8:o (about 202x135 mm.). Text for the film by Robert Frank and Alfred Leslie. Illustrated with b&w photos and captions.
Original decorated wrappers, very slightly worn. Signature of Lars Hall New York 1963 on title, also on title signed by Robert Frank in Gothenburg 1997. Halftitle with inscription by Lars Hall "New York okt. 1963". First edition, first issue.

"Here is the complete Kerouac text, with photos selected by Robert Frank from the film Pull My Daisy- a short cinematographic exhibition of 'Beat' life in a Bowery 'pad' on New York's Lower East Side, with spontaneous performances by poets Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso, and Peter Orlovsky, painter Larry Rivers, composer David Amram, and other characters drawn from the highest echelons of Beat society."(text from the cover blurb).

Provenance: Lars Hall (1938-2018), prominent in Swedish public relations, designer and art collector, who studied at Konstfack in Stockholm. Hall was an Art Director and one of the founders of the advertising agency Hall & Cederquist AB in 1973. He also started Gallery Camera Obscura and later Lars Hall AB, (art direction and design). He was also an avid collector of books and Fine Art photography.