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New York: Olympia Press, 1970. First Edition. Softcover. A look at the "methedrine universe" of William S. Burroughs Jr., the ill-fated son of William S. Burroughs. A chronicle of the author's experiences, impressions & struggles with the drug which his mother was severely addicted to and passed onto him at birth. A classic work and a cornerstone in any Neo-Beat collection. The true first edition, published by the U.S. branch of Maurice Girodias' Olympia Press, legendary publisher of the first edition of WSB's Naked Lunch. With an introduction by Allen Ginsberg. Cover still bright and spine is tight. Yellowing to pages. Previous owner's stamp and signature blackened with marker on inside of front and rear covers. Some marginalia & underlining of text in pencil. Very Good. [Item #1084]

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