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    Ken Kesey. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. New York: The Viking Press, [1962]. First edition, first state, in the first state dust jacket, signed by the author. Octavo. [viii], 311, [1, blank] pages. First edition, first state with mentions of the Red Cross on pages 9 and 86. Publisher's emerald green cloth, spine lettered in yellow; minor wear, few spots of discoloration, corners just bumped. Cream colored endpapers, all edges trimmed; top edge a bit sunned, almost unnoticeable remnants from a removed sticker to top of front pastedown. Internally clean and bright, signed in thick lilac ink to the half-title. In original color pictorial first issue dust jacket, unclipped (price $4.95), and with Kerouac blurb on front flap; minor wear with some wrinkles, a few stains, other edgewear but no losses. Housed in a custom black quarter crushed morocco clamshell, spine lettered and lined in gilt, with five raised bands; near fine. Near fine book in a very good dust jacket, signed by the author.

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