Lot 33: BURROUGHS, WILLIAM S. Naked Lunch.
November 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: BURROUGHS, WILLIAM S. The Naked Lunch. 8vo, original green wrappers, mild shelfwear to lower edges, soil mark to fore-edges; pictorial dust jacket after a design by Brion Gysin, narrow 2-inch tear along upper edges to front and spine panels with loss of a few letters. Paris: The Olympia Press, (1959)
Notes: first edition, first issue. Originally priced wrappers and dust jacket, title-page with green typographic border. One of 5000 copies. Maynard & Miles A2a.