Beat poet Corso's only novel. Inspired by his days in Europe, anxiously waiting for royalty checks and advances that were slow to appear, this freewheeling and farcical tale is the account of a birth in AmEx, and what came of it. With illustrations by the author. First published 1961 as No. 85 in the Traveller's Companion Series. First American ...
Beat poet Corso's only novel. Inspired by his days in Europe, anxiously waiting for royalty checks and advances that were slow to appear, this freewheeling and farcical tale is the account of a birth in AmEx, and what came of it. With illustrations by the author. First published 1961 as No. 85 in the Traveller's Companion Series. First American publication.
Very good. light rubbing at the spine corners. a clean and unmarked book. 241 p. illus. 18 cm. "The Traveller's companion series, no. 85." Includes Illustrations. from the copyright page: "printed in france / by imprimerie sip, montreuil, april 1961 / copyright by gregory corso, 1961 / depot legal: 2c trimestre 1961."
with illustrations by the author. 241p., illustrations in-text, very good first edition paperback original in original green printed wraps, first state (15 N.F. ) lacking original jacket. Only novel by the Beat poet.
Mass market paperback original, Traveller's Companion pb 85. A fine, crisp jacketless copy, unusually nice. The beat poet's only novel. First state of the covers, with no overprint to the 15 N.F. price.
First Edition, a paperback original. The only novel written by Corso, the youngest of the inner circle of Beat writers, published in the Traveller's Companion Series. Very Good plus in the uncommon Very Good plus dust jacket. Spine slightly cocked, with owner name to the first blank. Jacket has light dampstaining, visible only at the verso, and mild rubbing at the spine ends and corners. A tight, attractive copy.
Fine dust jacket. A humorous autobiographical novel by the Beat poet, published in the Traveller's Companion series, which also published William Burroughs, J.P. Donleavy, Terry Southern and others. With illustrations throughout by the author. Fine in wrappers, in a fine dust jacket, and very uncommon thus.
Near Fine in Very Good jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. Signed by Author First edition, first prnt. 1st state with "15 N.F." printed price on rear wrap. No. 85 in the publisher's "The Traveller's Companion" series. Signed by Corso on the front free endpage. Perfect-bound printed wraps in pictoral dustjacket. Illustrations by Corso. Minimal shelfwear; dustjacket with minor shelfwear, mostly at the spine topedge, slight toning on spine and rear flap fold and small stain on spine. Tight and bright copy in Near Nine condition in a Very Good dustjacket. Image of actual book; not a stock photo.
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