Rare books by Jack Kerouac, including first edition and signed first edition copies of On the Road, Doctor Sax, and Excerpts From Visions of Cody.
KEROUAC, John [Jack]. The Town and The City.
New York : 1950First edition, first printing. Signed by the author as "John Kerouac" on the front free endpaper. This was the first major work published by Jack Kerouac, who became famous for his second novel On the Road (1957). Learn More£3,950.00
Stock Code: 113278
KEROUAC, Jack. On the Road.
New York : 1957First edition, first printing, presentation copy to Pieter W. Fosburgh and his wife Liza, inscribed by Kerouac in bold red crayon, "To Peter sic and Liza Fosburgh, Writing in red crayon in memory of the Red House, Jack Kérouac sic (Idiot) (St. Jack of the Germs)" the last five words in pencil. This is a fascinating and thoroughly characterful presentation.... Learn More£75,000.00
Stock Code: 124324
KEROUAC, Jack. Mexico City Blues.
New York : 1959First edition, first printing, of Kerouac's "242 Choruses", written between 1954 and 1957, in the correct black and white jacket (the bibliographer Charters incorrectly calls for a jacket "printed in red, green and black", these being the colours of the wrappers issue, and later dust jackets), hard to find in collectable condition. Learn More£2,000.00
Stock Code: 136575
KEROUAC, Jack. Excerpts from Visions of Cody.
New York : 1960First edition, sole printing, signed by Kerouac, one of 750 copies, this one numbered "out of series", from a total edition of 805 (following a "bindery over-run of 55 copies, not numbered or signed, which were used for salesmen's samples, review copies, and other promotional purposes"as noted by Charters).
Kerouac wrote the novel between 1951 and... Learn More£2,500.00
Stock Code: 135874
KEROUAC, Jack. Visions of Cody.
New York : 1972 First collected edition, first printing, of Kerouac's novel written between 1951 and 1952, and first published (albeit incompletely) in 1960 as Excerpts from Visions of Cody. This edition was issued on 8 JAnuray 1973, the first UK edition was published later the same year. Learn More£300.00
Stock Code: 136577