New York: Random House, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 206pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] 1/4 black cloth over gray boards. The boards are faded at the edges, and there is a light damp stain along the top edge of the rear board, measuring approximately 3" wide by 1" deep. The dust jacket, with a bit of yellowing, has periodic small closed and open tears in the edges, and has a moisture stain (roughly the same dimensions as the stain on the rear board). This stain is primarily visible on the reverse. Good + / good +. Item #53481
The gonzo journalist's second book and magnum opus. A beautiful and bizarre work with equally interesting illustrations. Later adapted to the screen by Monty Python alum Terry Gilliam.