How to Talk Dirty and Influence People, Lenny Bruce
First edition, presumed second issue, of Bruce's autobiography. Originally published in serialized format in Playboy Magazine in 1964 and 1965, the book details the course of Bruce's career and challenges the sanctity of organized religion and other societal and political conventions.
Chicago, IL: Playboy Press, 1965. Presumed second issue, original black cloth boards lettered in silver, no first edition statement, jacket price-clipped. A near fine copy in a very good jacket. Binding is tight, sturdy and square. Internally clean with no markings. Jacket shows some light general shelfwear, sunning to spine, protected in archival mylar.