The Naked Lunch, William S. Burroughs
First Japanese edition, first printing of Burroughs' beat classic, heavily censored and one of 20,000 copies printed. Tokyo: Kawade Shoboo, 1965. Hardbound in gilt-stamped crimson boards, includes the original wrap-around band and the two-sided promotional insert. In very good or better condition, a touch of wear to boards and some discoloration to the top edge of text block. Uncommon.