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Naked Lunch by  William Burroughs - 1st Edition - 1959 - from Idler Fine Books (SKU: 000392)

Naked Lunch

Naked Lunch by  William Burroughs - 1st Edition - 1959 - from Idler Fine Books (SKU: 000392)

Naked Lunch

by Burroughs, William

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About This Item

New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1959 First Printing of the First Edition, First Issue, with no roman numeral on lower spine near back panel; in first state dustjacket, with the $6.00 price in upper corner of inside front flap, no zip code listed on back cover. Minor age toning to endpapers, else book in fine condition; and in a near fine dust jacket, with some age toning to flap folds, and light rubbing /edge wear.

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
Idler Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
000392
Title
Naked Lunch
Author
Burroughs, William
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Grove Press, Inc.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1959
Keywords
Fiction, Literature, Classics.

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first state
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fine
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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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