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1 Burroughs, William Naked Lunch
New York Grove Press 1966 1st Thus Mass Market Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 
Here is one of the three Great classics from the "Beat" writers. They are Naked Lunch by William Burroughs, On the Road by Jack Kerouac, and Howl by Allen Ginsberg. Although this title is originally dated 1959 on the copyright page of the first hardcover as well as this paperback first,I have been made to understand that due to the suppression of the book it was not actually published until 1962 in the first edition. Naked Lunch is a work of depraved genius. This copy of the book is near fine with clean red coating to all edges and some very light soiling of the wraps, most noticeable on the back panel but even this is very light.There are no creases to the spine and the book appears to have been unread because it is very tight in it's wraps. Bound in the center of the book there is a business reply card and a two page card that explains what 'The Underground' is and names writers who are part of it such as Samuel Beckett and Harold Pinter. It is an explanation of why you should 'Join the Underground' and subscribe to the long gone Evergreen Magazine which was a revolutionary publication.Considering it's age and it's format this is a really nice copy of this classic work. It is a major work of 20th century fiction and an important work in literary history. We are pleased to send pictures on request. 
Price: 99.00 USD
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