Item #13592 On the Road [Signed by Deighton]. Jack Kerouac, Len Deighton, jacket.
On the Road [Signed by Deighton]
On the Road [Signed by Deighton]

On the Road [Signed by Deighton]

Very Good / Very Good. Item #13592

London: Andre Deutsch, 1958. First UK Edition, published one year after the original US publication. Signed by Deighton without inscription at top corner of front free endpaper, possibly an ownership inscription. Octavo. 310 pp. Deighton's illustrated dust jacket with 15s net to bottom of front flap and author photo to rear flap. Light red boards stamped in gilt.

Dust jacket chipped with a few tears along edges, creasing to edges; a few stains to verso. Colors to spine remain bright. Boards lightly shelfworn with some spotting and fading to spine. Binding is sound. Touch of off-setting to front free endpapers. Ownership inscriptions to front free endpaper, but otherwise pages unmarked.

Deighton's best-known design from his time as a professional illustrator, issued five years before his first novel The IPCRESS File launched his writing career.

Price: $2,500.00