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BURROUGHS, William (“William Lee”). Junkie: Confessions of an Unredeemed Drug Addict. New York: Ace Double Books, 1953.

12mo. Original color pictorial wrappers (some light edgewear).

FIRST EDITION, INSCRIBED BY BURROUGHS on the title-page: “William Burroughs for William Lee”. Burroughs’ first book of his notorious semi-autobiographical novel of heroin addiction which “tells us more about heroin use during the wartime and immediate postwar 1940s than any other volume; millions have read it since its original publication” (Dope Menace, p. 54), Bound dos-a-dos with Maurice Helbrandt’s Narcotic Agent. Maynard & Miles A1a. A Horowitz high spot.

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