New York: Grove Press, 1959 [but 1962]. First American Edition. A Beat Generation cornerstone, and basis for David Cronenberg's bizarre 1991 film starring Peter Weller. MAYNARD & MILES A2.b. First Printing. Octavo; half charcoal gray paper over black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; black topstain; dustjacket; 255pp. Cloth slightly dusty, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $6.00), without publisher's zip code on rear panel; extremities and panels lightly rubbed, with a few short tears along the edges; Very Good+, without fading to the spine lettering.