THE REVELATIONS OF DR. MODESTO
Edition: First printing
New York: Knopf, 1955. Reddish-brown cloth. Fading to light green top page edges, yellowing to fore and bottom page edges, small bruise at head of spine, else fine, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has creases at head of spine, near fine otherwise. Author's first novel. He was the inspiration for the character Hal Hingham in Kerouac's On The Road. He was also a friend of Ginsberg. Black humour.