First US edition/first printing of 3,500 copies of William Burroughs’ Beat classic Naked Lunch in original dust jacket with unclipped $6.00 price on the inside dust jacket front flap. Also other first printing points : no GP-24 zip code on spine or inside Dust jacket flap, no Roman Numeral. 4 University Place address on back of jacket.
1st edition No “GP-244” Zip Code. Behind later printing with code added.
While the original 1959 Olympia Press edition was soureced from a manuscript edited by Burroughs , the US Grove Press edition uses an earlier draft manuscript from 1958 supplied by Allen Ginsberg.
Two copies in stock, both 1st editions and first printings – due to it’s infamy this title rapidly went through a lot of printing at the time of publication. it Search Burroughs for more stock items.
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