Leonard Cohen – Original Handwritten Poem Manuscript, Published in his 1968 book “Selected Poems”

An extraordinarily rare handwritten manuscript for Leonard Cohen’s poem Calm, Alone, The Cedar Guitar, sent by Cohen to his editor at Viking Books, Corleis ‘Cork’ Smith.  This poem appears on page 228 in the ‘New Poems’ section of Cohen’s 1968 anthology Selected Poems: 1956-1968. Cohen writes out the poem in blue felt tip pen, later […]

Leonard Cohen – 1963 Handwritten Letter From Cohen in Greece to His Editor, Regarding Drug Bust

An extraordinary handwritten letter from Leonard Cohen to his editor at Viking Books, Corleis ‘Cork’ Smith, regarding a press release, and a narcotics arrest in which Cohen fears he may be implicated. Dated August 26, 1963 and and sent from his home on the Greek island of Hydra, Cohen writes: Dear Cork, The release is […]

Leonard Cohen – 1st Press “Songs of Leonard Cohen” LP w/Rare Cover, Insert, Full Shrink Wrap

A beautiful mint/near mint first pressing of Leonard Cohen’s 1967 debut album, Songs of Leonard Cohen, with the rare earliest cover (with ‘Leonard’ above ‘Cohen’, soon replaced with his name on one line), lyric insert, and full shrink wrap.  The cover is perfect, with square corners and fully intact shrink wrap.  The barely played disc […]