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Last Exit To Brooklyn. (Presentation copy)
Last Exit To Brooklyn. (Presentation copy)

Last Exit To Brooklyn. (Presentation copy)


First edition, first printing of Selby’s novel of lower class Brooklyn during the 1950s with themes of drug use, homosexuality, drag queens, and prostitution. Presentation copy, inscribed and signed: “Dear Doug—It is obvious that you are not trapped, But have found the way to a freedom Those looking for an Exit have yet to find. I trust you will continue on your way To fulfillment. Love, H. Selby Jr. 11-13-78.”  Last Exit was the subject of an obscenity trial in England. It was made into a film in 1989 by the German director Uli Edel.


Description: Last Exit To Brooklyn. (Presentation copy)

New York: Grove Press, Inc., (1964). Octavo. 304pp. Hardcover. Textblock’s edges with faint soil; near fine in like dustwrapper.

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Price: $1,500.00