Title THE REVELATIONS OF DR. MODESTO
Book Condition Stray red pen mark to fore-edge (very minor), else fine in terra-cotta cloth with silver and black stamping, green top-edge tint; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket that shows mild edgewear, a faint scratch across front panel.
Edition First edition, first printing. Jacket design by Paul Rand.
Publisher New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955.
Seller ID 47087.00
Picaresque novel by the social critic (LIFE IN THE CRYSTAL PALACE), futurist (THE IMMORALIST), and "essayist-journalist for magazines like Harper's."--Gregory McNamee. Harrington was the inspiration for the character Hal Hingham in ON THE ROAD.
Beat Literature. Fiction. First Books.