Junkie by William Burroughs, author of The Naked Lunch
A scarce copy of the first UK hardback edition of Burrough’s classic first novel, Junkie. Originally published under the pen name of William Lee in 1953 the book was his first novel recounting his life as a dealer and drug addict. It is generally considered a classic text of the 1950’s. The book comes with a very good condition dust jacket.
Original olive green boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Blue ink stain in two places on the cover. The contents are clean with tight bindings. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed with some loss of colour to the cover. Encased in a protective laminate cover. Unclipped. 8vo 126pp.