Third printing of Kerouac's fantastic, drug-tinged dream-autobiography.
Near fine in very good plus jacket.
"The full moon horrified me with her cloudy leer. "Regard, la face de skalette dans la lune!" cries my mother–"Look, the face of a skeleton in the moon!"
Gothic interludes and free-associative rambles propel the reader through "the underground rumbling horror of the Lowell night" in Kerouac's exuberant and haunted novel: "the greatest book I ever wrote," he said.
New York: Grove Press, Inc, (1959). 8'' x 5.25''. Original black cloth. In original unclipped ($5.50) dust jacket. , 245,  pages. Light stain to upper edge of dust jacket panel; toning to flap edges.
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