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    William S. Burroughs. Naked Lunch. New York: The Grove Press, 1959. First American edition. Publisher's black cloth over black boards with gilt spine titles. Near fine, in a lightly chipped first state dust jacket.

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    William S. Burroughs. Naked Lunch. New York: The Grove Press, 1959.

     

    First American edition. Octavo. [xvi] 255 pages.

     

    Publisher's black cloth over black boards, gilt spine. A near fine copy in a lightly chipped first state dust jacket (not clipped, priced $6.00 and no zip code information).

     

    This book, a cornerstone of Beat Literature, deals with the often surreal world of the drug addict. This book, and others in his oeuvre, had far-reaching influence on Beat Literature (most notably the poet Allen Ginsburg.) This copy belonged to artist and historian, Stephen Longstreet, with his ownership signature on the title-page.



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