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Doctor Sax by Jack Kerouac - First - 1959 - from Banba Books and

Doctor Sax: Faust Part Three

by Jack Kerouac

Condition: Very Good/Fair

New York: Grove Press, 1959. First edition, hardcover. Octavo, original gray cloth. Book is VG, with only some rubbing on spine, otherwise would perhaps be near-fine, with sharp corners on the boards. Pages are bright, clean, and unmarked, with no significant yellowing. DJ is Fair, with some fading to the spine area, a tear in the upper-left-front that affects the top of the 'O' in "Doctor," a tear at the bottom of the spine, some rubbing, and some water-staining that is only visible on the inside of the DJ.

Doctor Sax is a novel by Jack Kerouac published in 1959. Kerouac wrote it in 1952 while living with William S. Burroughs in Mexico City.

  • Bookseller: Banba Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1002
  • Title: Doctor Sax
  • Author: Jack Kerouac
  • Format/binding: Tight
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Grove Press
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1959
  • Keywords: Jack Kerouac, Doctor Sax, First Edition
  • Bookseller catalogs: Beat Generation;
  • Size: Octavo


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