New York: Grove Press, 1962. First American Edition. First issue jacket with a price of $6.00 on the front flap. REVIEW COPY, with laid-in publisher's slip noting the title, publisher's price and release date. Signed and dated (1994) by the author on the title page.
Very Good plus or better in a Near Fine dust jacket. Bookplate of author Mark Schorer on the front pastedown, short stray blue ink mark (not a remainder) to the bottom page edges, extremities lightly bumped. Jacket spine slightly faded, with light shelfwear at the extremities. An attractive copy of a seminal Beat novel.