(SOLD): BURROUGHS, William. The Olympia Reader.

(New York, NY): Grove Press, 1965. The Galley Proofs for William Burroughs’ contributions to The Olympia Reader: Selections from the Traveller’s Companion series edited by Maurice Girodias. Comprises sections from Burroughs’ three novels, published by The Olympia Press, The Naked Lunch (two sheets), The Ticket That Exploded (five sheets), The Soft Machine (five sheets). A total of 12 sheets each measuring 60cm by 18cm with ink annotation ‘authors copy’ at the top of each sheet. Creased where folded, as issued otherwise near fine. Burroughs’ proofs from his pre-1970 works are scarce, his own copies rare.


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