The Town and the City
  • The Town and the City


    Jack Kerouac. 


    Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1950. First edition. Hardcover lacking a dust jacket. Red boards with gilt lettering. First edition. Near fine.


    Kerouac's first book.


    “He had never felt anything like that before, yet somehow he knew that from now on he would always feel like that, always, and something caught at his throat as he realized what a strange sad adventure life might get to be, strange and sad and still much more beautiful and amazing than he could ever have imagined because it was so really, strangely sad.”