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The Subterraneans by  Jack KEROUAC - First Edition - 1958 - from Peter Harrington (SKU: 77043)

The Subterraneans

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The Subterraneans

by KEROUAC, Jack

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About This Item

New York: Grove Press, Inc., 1958. Octavo. Original brown cloth-backed boards, white paper to sides, with gilt titles to spine and front board. Bookseller's ticket of Witkowers (Hartford, Connecticut), to rear pastedown. A fine copy. First edition, first printing. One of a limited edition of 100 specially bound copies, of which this is copy number 95.

Synopsis

The Subterraneans was generated out of the same ecstatic flash of inspiration that produced many of Kerouac's other works. This book centers on the tempestous relationship of Leo and Mardou, and it was written over the course of three days and three nights.

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Bookseller
Peter Harrington GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
77043
Title
The Subterraneans
Author
KEROUAC, Jack
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
New York: Grove Press, Inc.
Date published
1958

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Peter Harrington

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About Peter Harrington

Since its establishment, Peter Harrington has specialised in sourcing, selling and buying the finest quality original first editions, signed, rare and antiquarian books, fine bindings and library sets. Peter Harrington first began selling rare books from the Chelsea Antiques Market on London's King's Road. For the past twenty years the business has been run by Pom Harrington, Peter's son.

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]

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