Burroughs, William -- Naked Lunch [Book]
New York: Grove Press, 1959. First American Edition. 255 pp. Hardcover: NEAR FINE. Dust Wrapper: NEAR FINE. Some small nicks to edges of dust wrapper. The first American edition of this classic novel of the Beat generation, which, due to U.S. obscenity laws, was not published in America until three years after its Paris publication, and until a legal challenge of its ban was successful. Basis for the 1991 David Cronenberg film featuring Peter Weller, Judy Davis, Ian Holm, Julian Sands, and Roy Scheider.