New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1950. First printing. Hardcover. 499 pp. Red cloth-covered boards with Kerouac's initials in gold on the front board, and gold lettering on the spine. Price of $3.50 on front flap of jacket. A presentable copy of Kerouac's first book. Very Good / Very Good. Item #00005147
Very Good book with rubbing and wear to the bottom edges of the boards in a Very Good moderately edge-worn dust jacket with a couple of tiny chips and a few small areas of faint discoloration to the rear panel.