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 (20.75cm.); half charcoal gray paper over black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; black topstain; yellow and black pictorial dust jacket; xv,,255pp. Jacket extremities a bit rubbed and worn with a few short closed tears, unobtrusive tape repair to verso, mild cockling from damp; Very Good in About Very Good, unfaded jacket.