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William Burroughs Exterminator 1960 US 1st edition

£275.00 £250.00

Published by the Auerhahn Press San Francisco this book has the distinction of being Burrough first book published in the USA under his own name – preceded by Junkie in 1953 as William Lee in the US, Naked Lunch in 1959 and Minutes to Go in 1960- both  in France. Estimated print run of 1000 copies, reprinted  in 1967 with a different cover.

Burroughs first cut up work – inspired by his long term associate  Brion Gysin, who also contributes with 4 calligraphy works.

Condition : comes with an original publisher’s card.  VG++ Minor ageing on covers but no significant flaws or creases – see photos.  Just could be a little brighter. two fly/ titles pages with a minor stain otherwise a well preserved example of a scarce early publication –  no previous owner’s markings, no writing, no loose pages, no clippings, no tears, no torn pages.

Please examine all the gallery photos to determine the condition and use the magnifier to zoom in or double click for the photo for a full screen image.

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• POSTAGE : calculated after checkout  & invoiced at near cost. UK 2nd Class Signed – unless requested otherwise. Please enquire for International quotes.
• UK orders : Online Banking : Paul Drummond Natwest Acc 24696668 Sort 503009
• International Payments can be arranged in USD & EUR: please email for current exchange rate.

 

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Published by the Auerhahn Press San Francisco this book has the distinction of being Burrough first book published in the USA under his own name – preceded by Junkie in 1953 as William Lee in the US, Naked Lunch in 1959 and Minutes to Go in 1960- both  in France. Estimated print run of 1000 copies, reprinted  in 1967 with a different cover.

Burroughs first cut up work – inspired by his long term associate  Brion Gysin, who also contributes with 4 calligraphy works.

Condition : comes with an original publisher’s card.  VG++ Minor ageing on covers but no significant flaws or creases – see photos.  Just could be a little brighter. two fly/ titles pages with a minor stain otherwise a well preserved example of a scarce early publication –  no previous owner’s markings, no writing, no loose pages, no clippings, no tears, no torn pages.

Please examine all the gallery photos to determine the condition and use the magnifier to zoom in or double click for the photo for a full screen image.

Search Burroughs for more stock items.

• POSTAGE : calculated after checkout  & invoiced at near cost. UK 2nd Class Signed – unless requested otherwise. Please enquire for International quotes.
• UK orders : Online Banking : Paul Drummond Natwest Acc 24696668 Sort 503009
• International Payments can be arranged in USD & EUR: please email for current exchange rate.

 

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