Speed, William S. Burroughs Jr. with an afterward by John Steinbeck Jr. First hardcover edition, first printing. First published by Olympia Press in 1970, Speed with William S. Burroughs Jr's first book, a gritty semi-autobiographical account of a methamphetamine addict's journey through the Lower East Side. Bergenfield, NJ: The Overlook Press, 1984. A near fine copy in a very good, unclipped dust jacket. A touch of foxing to top foredge and very light rubbing to boards. Jacket shows a closed tear to front and mild edgewear.