Early Routines. William S. Burroughs.
Early Routines

Early Routines

Santa Barbara, CA: Cadmus Editions, 1981. First Trade Edition. Softcover. In the mid-1950's when William S. Burroughs arrived in Tangier, Morocco, he began the personal & literary transformation from the "hard-nosed reporting" Allen Ginsberg defined "Queer" & "Junky" as having represented, to the fearless, inexplicable science-fiction surrealism he became immortalized for. In the introduction to "Interzone" (1981, Viking Penguin Inc.) Head of Burroughs Communications and paramount authority on Burroughs' life & work James Grauerholz notes that "What remains of these early writings, between the period of composition of "Junky" and "Queer" and the publication of "Naked Lunch?"...A short collection of stories, journals, and letter fragments was edited for publication in 1981 by Jeffrey Miller's Cadmus Editions in Santa Barbara, in a small edition, now out of print, under the title Early Routines." Book in very fine condition with only slight spotting to top right corner of verso wrapper; similar slight spotting along bottom right fine-edge of same; small bump-crease to bottom right corner of same whose minor indentation runs through length of all pages at site of crease only; light rubbing to wrappers, similar aforementioned spotting to top left corner of rear wrapper; minute bump-crease to top right corner of front cover. Slightest shelfwear to fine-edge of same. Very Fine. [Item #2665]

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