255. Kesey (Ken) One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, first edition, first issue with 'that fool Red Cross woman' to p.9, elaborately signed swirling presentation inscription from the author to endpaper, original cloth, spine ends and corners a little bumped, a few small light stains, otherwise excellent, first issue dust-jacket with Jack Kerouac blurb to front flap, spine faded, minor repairs and restorations to spine ends and corners, a little rubbed and creased at extremities, still an excellent copy, preserved in custom drop-back box, 8vo, New York, 1962.
est. £4000 – £5000
Ken Kesey’s classic first novel, the superb Milos Foreman film of 1975 as well as numerous stage productions have only served to cement its popularity.