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William Burroughs: (The) Naked Lunch, 1959 Olympia Press 1st Edition 2nd printing

£275.00 £225.00

For the 1st printing click here  Naked Lunch, 1959 Olympia Press 1st Edition with all 1st points

This is the 1959 2nd printing book,  in a first printing jacket. According to Eric Shoaf’s Collector’s Guide the 2nd printing lacked  a dust jacket, however this copy came in a presumably left over original (1500 old francs priced) dust jacket.

Condition : Book : EX  :  When  the change from old to new francs took place on 1st January 1960 unsold copies of the 1st printing were over stamped with the new 18 franc price, before this second printing with 18 francs printed on the back. This edition lack the decorative border on the title page. It also lacks the blank fly with #76.  No previous owner’s markings.

Dust jacket : VG-  as stated 1st  jacket with 15oofrancs price. See photos for condition.  Displays well from outside but some of the dark tape residue on the inside shows through.

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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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For the 1st printing click here  Naked Lunch, 1959 Olympia Press 1st Edition with all 1st points

This is the 1959 2nd printing book,  in a first printing jacket. According to Eric Shoaf’s Collector’s Guide the 2nd printing lacked  a dust jacket, however this copy came in a presumably left over original (1500 old francs priced) dust jacket.

Condition : Book : EX  :  When  the change from old to new francs took place on 1st January 1960 unsold copies of the 1st printing were over stamped with the new 18 franc price, before this second printing with 18 francs printed on the back. This edition lack the decorative border on the title page. It also lacks the blank fly with #76.  No previous owner’s markings.

Dust jacket : VG-  as stated 1st  jacket with 15oofrancs price. See photos for condition.  Displays well from outside but some of the dark tape residue on the inside shows through.

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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