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The Naked Lunch by  William Burroughs - Paperback - First Edition - 1959 - from Dale Steffey Books (SKU: 000101)

The Naked Lunch

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The Naked Lunch

by Burroughs, William

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  • near fine
  • Paperback
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
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About This Item

Paris: The Olympia Press, 1959. Number 76 in the Traveller's Companion Series.. First Edition, First Issue, with price of 1500 francs rear flap. Book is Near Fine, with tiny (1/8") apparent glue stains at top and bottom of page block at spine tips. Green printed wraps are very bright, with price of 1500 francs on rear cover. White pictorial wraps, with purple, yellow and black lettering are also Near Fine, with an 1/8" paper loss at head of spine the only flaw. A quite lovely copy of this classic Beat novel.. First Edition. Original Wraps. Near Fine/Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Synopsis

Naked Lunch (sometimes referred to as The Naked Lunch) is a novel by William S. Burroughs originally published in 1959. The book was originally published with the title The Naked Lunch in Paris in 1959 by Olympia Press. An American edition by Grove Press followed soon after in 1962. The American edition was titled Naked Lunch and was substantially different from the Olympia Press edition, because it was based on an earlier 1958 manuscript in Allen Ginsberg's possession.

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Details

Bookseller
Dale Steffey Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
000101
Title
The Naked Lunch
Author
Burroughs, William
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
The Olympia Press
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1959
Keywords
BEATS
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;
Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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Any book is returnable for any reason within 10 days for a complete refund, as long as it is returned in the same condition as when received. Please notify in advance of return. I accept checks, money orders, Mastercard, and Visa.

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Dale Steffey Books

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About Dale Steffey Books

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First Edition
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12mo
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fine
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pictorial wraps
Pictorial wraps are color illustrated covers for paperback books.  Preceding mass-market paperbacks,  this format...[more]
spine
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