First printing of this collection of early letters from the Beat icon.
Fine in a fine jacket.
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS 1945-1959
An important reference, focusing almost exclusively on Burroughs's correspondence with Kerouac, Ginsberg, Cassady, and other Beat figures. With an introduction by editor Oliver Harris, as well as notes and an index. Remains a useful document.
(New York): Viking, (1993). 9'' x 6''. Original black cloth over tan boards. In original unclipped ($25.00) color pictorial jacket. 472 pages. Bright, clean, and sharp overall.
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