New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1959. Fifteenth printing.
Early dust jacket, in perfect condition, with author photo and original $6.00 price. The printing number has been partially erased from copyright page, but jacket has XV in tiny letters, which means fifteenth printing.
The novel that made Burroughs a beat sensation, employing vivid new techniques to convey a nightmarish world of drug-fueled hallucination and repetition.
Burroughs emerges as a new voice, with a radical, though often baffling approach to conveying reality.