Lot 166: KEROUAC, JACK. The Town and the City.
November 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: KEROUAC, JACK. The Town and the City. 8vo, publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth, hint of rubbing to spine tips with minute split at head; dust jacket, few subtle restorations, colors present well with minimal toning; contents clean. first edition of kerouac's first book. His follow-up novel would have to wait a full seven years to see publication; 1957's epochal On the Road. New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, (1950)