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Visions of Cody by  Jack KEROUAC - Signed First Edition - (1959) - from Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (SKU: 034838)

Visions of Cody

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Visions of Cody

by KEROUAC, Jack

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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Near Fine /No Jacket
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About This Item

(NY): (New Directions). (1959). A signed limited edition of this book of excerpts from Kerouac's work-in-progress, which was only published in its entirety after he died. This is Copy No. 738 of 750 numbered copies signed by Kerouac. Faint spine and edge-sunning, else a fine copy, lacking the original acetate dust jacket, but including the publisher's promotional slip. A beautiful copy of this book, seldom found in this condition. Unless otherwise noted, our first editions are first printings. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.

Synopsis

Visions of Cody is a novel by Jack Kerouac, perhaps his most stylistically free and varied. It was written in 1951-1952, and though not published in its entirety until 1973, it had by then achieved an underground reputation. Since its first printing, Visions of Cody has been published with an introduction by Beat poet Allen Ginsberg titled "The Visions of the Great Rememberer.

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Bookseller
Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
034838
Title
Visions of Cody
Author
KEROUAC, Jack
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
(New Directions)
Place of Publication
(NY)
Date Published
(1959)

Terms of Sale

Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

All books are First Editions or First American Editions in dust jackets unless otherwise noted and are returnable within 30 days.

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Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

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Hadley, Massachusetts
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About Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

We deal in rare books, specializing in modern literary first editions. We regularly issue catalogs of Modern Literature and less regularly issue catalogs of Native American Literature, the Literature of the Vietnam War and the 1960s, and Nature Writing. Ken is a former President of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America. We maintain an office in Hadley, Massachusetts and welcome visitors by appointment. We are always interested in buying rare books, manuscripts, or related material in any of our areas of specialty and are happy to hear from anyone offering such items to us.

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