Lot 69: 2 Firsts: Hunter S. Thompson, FEAR & LOATHING
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Thompson, Hunter S. 2 first editions by Hunter S. Thompson. FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream. Illustrations by Ralph Steadman. NY: Random House, 1971. Stated first edition, first printing, with 97532468 numberline. $5.95 on dj, grey boards, black spine. Book plate inside front cover from Paul Grushkin, red "H" ink stamp on ffep, top edges sunned, otherwise very good in vg dust jacket. ++ FEAR AND LOATHING: On the Campaign Trail '72. Illustrations by Ralph Steadman. San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, 1973. First printing, black boards, white lettering on spine. Later dj w/ $7.95 price, without white border around photo on back cover. Pages slightly toned, dj edges and corners rubbed.