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."
Mass market paperback original, Traveller's Companion # 85. Just a little leaned, else 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. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
Fine. 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.
Like New. First edition signed by Corso on half title in blue ink. Original first issue green wraps with first issue price of 15 N.F. in rare photographic dust jacket. 241 pp. Near Fine with light shelf wear in Near Fine jacket, rubbed along edges with light wear at head and tail. The Beat poet's only novel, illustrated with his line drawings.
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