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US Auction #1 begins on 19 Mar 2020

SA Auction #81 begins on 05 Mar 2020

Jack Kerouac


Published: Viking Press, New York, 1957

Edition: 1st.

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Sold for: $945

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A finely rebound copy of the correct (US) first edition, first printing of this Twentieth Century high spot and the defining work of the Beat generation. Bound in full black Morocco leather by Asprey. Five raised bands with gilt lettering on spine. Board edges gilt tooled with inner gilt dentelles. Marbled endpapers. Hand sewn headbands and all edges gilt. An unblemished, unmarked and most attractive copy.

  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: 8vo.
  • Sold By: Ronald Levine - Modern First Editions
  • Contact Person: Ronald Levine
  • Country: South Africa
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