The Exterminator. William S. Burroughs, Brion, Gysin.

The Exterminator

San Francisco, CA: Dave Haselwood Books, 1967. Second Edition. Softcover. First published by the Auerhahn Press in 1960, this is the Second Edition of The Exterminator, with different colors on covers, & a slightly larger format. (Maynard & Miles, A4(b) p. 22) One of 1000 copies. An early & very important collaboration between WSB & Gysin, they both contribute texts & Gysin provides calligraphic illustrations, including on the covers. "The effect is like being turned loose in someones unconscious; the manifestations are various but they all carry the quality of one man. Brion Gysin contributed the poems and calligraphy's which finally "rub out the word". (back cover) A valuable, collectible rarity in very fine condition, with only very slight wear to front & back covers & edges. Very Fine. [Item #1425]

Price: $250.00

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