Item #5301 ROMMEL DRIVES ON DEEP INTO EGYPT - WITH A SIGNED CHECK LAID IN. Richard Brautigan.
ROMMEL DRIVES ON DEEP INTO EGYPT - WITH A SIGNED CHECK LAID IN

ROMMEL DRIVES ON DEEP INTO EGYPT - WITH A SIGNED CHECK LAID IN

New York: Seymour Lawrence / Delacorte Press, 1970. First Edition. A substantial collection of poems, several of which first appeared in the pages of Heliotrope Catalogue, Rolling Stone, San Francisco Express Times, and The Free You. 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. Barber 36. Item #5301

First Printing, cloth issue. Octavo (21.5cm); pictorial cloth boards; dustjacket; [xx],85,[7]pp. Laid into this copy is a cancelled check signed by Brautigan. Light rubbing to spine ends and corners, else Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $4.95), with light wear to extremities, two small splits on the rear flap fold, with some attendant creasing on rear panel; Very Good+.

Price: $400.00

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