New York: Warner Paperback Library, 1972. First Edition. Item #5129
First Printing. Octavo (17.5cm); pictorial wrappers; ,9-206,pp. Modest wear to extremities, with a few tiny tears and creases to wrappers; several passages with old highlighting throughout; Very Good. One of the earliest critical studies on the work of Richard Brautigan, published in Warner's "Writers for the 70's" series. Provenance: From the collection of Montana author, screenwriter, and outdoorsman William Hjortsberg (1941-2017), a central figure in the Montana Gang, and Brautigan's long-time friend and neighbor in Pine Creek. He spent two decades researching and writing Jubilee Hitchhiker: The Life and Times of Richard Brautigan, published in 2012 to great acclaim - this was among several critical and biographical works Hjortsberg used as background research for his book.