Item #15238 Big Sur. Jack Kerouac.
Big Sur
Big Sur
Big Sur

Big Sur

New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1962. 8vo. Very Good / Very Good. Item #15238

A beautiful 1st Printing of Kerouac's 1962 semi-autobiographical novel featuring his alter-ego, Jack Duluoz, the 'King of the Beatniks'.

From the library of Hollywood director David hamburger, with his signature and date to the top of the front pastedown.

Quarter black cloth over patterned, blue-paper covered boards. Square tight binding. Clean interior. Scuff marks to front pastedown where previous bookplate had been. Mild edge wear to binding.

Dust jacket with light age toning and mild soiling. 1/2-inch chip across heel of spine, affecting publisher name at bottom. Rear panel with short closed tear at top and ancient tape repair to verso. Original $4.50 price intact. Presents handsomely in archival mylar.

Overall a handsome and desirable Kerouac 1st Edition.


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