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    William S. Burroughs. Junky. With an Introduction by Allen Ginsberg. The first complete and unexpurgated edition, originally published as Junkie under the pen name of William Lee. [New York]: Penguin Books, [1977]. First complete edition, uncommon uncorrected proof copy, signed by the author on the title-page. Twelvemo. Publisher's perfect binding in original printed textured wrappers ("Galley no. 38, Pub. Date 3/77, Price: 1.95t"). xvi, 166 pages (the pagination of the final published edition was xviii, 158). Front wrapper a bit toned, some very minor rubbing to wrappers, front hinge just starting. A bright, near fine, square copy. Laid-in is the original printed invitation to the publication party at Gotham Book Mart to meet with the author. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

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