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BURROUGHS, William S.

BURROUGHS, William S.

Rare books by William S. Burroughs, including first editions and signed first edition copies of Naked Lunch, and Junkie.

William Seward Burroughs II also known by his pen name William Lee; (1914 –1997) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, painter, and spoken word performer. A key figure of the Beat Generation and a leading postmodernist author, he wrote eighteen novels and novellas, six collections of short stories and four collections of essays.

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  1. 131647
    First US edition, first printing. Naked Lunch was first published in book-form in Paris by the Olympia Press in 1959. It had been censored in America following the publication of extracts in the literary journals The Chicago Review (1958) and Big Table (1959). When it was finally published in full in America, after Grove... Learn More
    £975

    Stock Code: 131647

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  2. 41389comp
    Signed limited edition. One of 100 copies numbered and signed by Burroughs. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 41389

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