The Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac
A good/fair condition book and dust jacket of the classic novel, The Dharma Bums. With incorrect date of 1950 stated on the copyright page indicating first printing. Second printings of the book had the publication date of 1959 corrected with a sticker pasted by the publisher. Jacket design by Bernard Blatch.
Original red cloth boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Slight lean to the book. The contents are clean with light spotting on the page ends. The bright, lightly browned dust jacket is fair condition with pieces missing from the folds and rear panel. Large tear across the rear panel. Missing section across the lower edge of the front and spine. See photographs of the dust jacket. 8vo. 244 pp.
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