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Thompson, Hunter S.; Ralph Steadman [Illustrator]
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey into the Heart of the American Dream
Random House, New York, 1972. First edition. [x], 206 pp. Original gray paper-covered boards with black cloth backstrip, lettered in silver. Very Good+ with a light staining to edges, faint stain to front free endpaper, tiny corner crease to bottom tip of prelims, in a spine panel faded unclipped dust jacket. The first appearance in book form (following two 1971 issues of Rolling Stone) of Hunter S. Thompson's drugged-out travelogue to/rampage through Las Vegas, with its iconic splattered ink illustrations by Ralph Steadman. It inspired the 1998 Terry Gilliam film by the same name. [Attributes: First Edition; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books, ABAA [Portland, OR, U.S.A.]

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