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Thompson, Hunter S. (1937-2005) Fear and Loathing: on the Campaign Trail '72 , Signed First Edition.

Auction:
3123T
Lot:
1468
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Discovery - 3123T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 22, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Thompson, Hunter S. (1937-2005) Fear and Loathing: on the Campaign Trail '72, Signed First Edition. San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, 1973. Stated first printing, signed by Thompson on ffep, octavo, illustrated by Ralph Steadman, bound in publisher's full black cloth, in a price-clipped dust jacket with some surface abrasions and short tears (taped on verso), jacket spine sunned, board corners bumped, 8 1/4 x 5 1/4 in.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Thompson, Book design, Bookbinding, Dust jacket, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Literature, Picaresque novels, Publishing, Ralph Steadman, Visual arts

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