New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1970 . First USA Edition. 8vo., 253 pp., VG-/VG-; DJ, pink spine and front cover with green lettering; rubbing/closed tears to edges of DJ, particularly head of spine, mild wear to covers; price uncut "$5.95" to top right-hand corner of front flap, Harcourt logo to bottom of front flap, DJ protected by mylar; quarter-bound, spine white cloth with black and green lettering, green paper boards; very mild foxing towards head of spine, bumping/chipping to head and tail of spine; mild rubbing to edges, dent to middle of top-edge of front board; boards somewhat shaken, no shelf lean, binding sturdy, slight cocking to boards; staining/foxing to text-block; "First American edition 1970" stated to copyright page; INSCRIBED by Amis to title page; LP consignment; shelved Case 8, Dupont.
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New York: Viking Press, 1964. First Edition, First Printing. large 8vo., 628 pp., VG-/VG-; black DJ, green lettering to spine; shelfwear/mild age-toning to covers, creasing to back and tail of spine, slight superficial material loss to head of spine, mild liquid staining towards top of flaps; liquid staining to back of spine and corners of covers to interior of DJ, does not bleed through to exterior; small black ink stains to head of spine to interior of DJ, a likely repair attempt to disguise slight material loss to exterior; price uncut "$7.50" to front flap; gray and blue speckled cloth boards, navy blue lettering and green stripes to spine; scattered black residue to spine, lettering to title affected yet clear and legible; mild age-toning to edges of boards, bumping to corners; age-toning/wear to text-block, liquid staining to top and fore-edge with greenish discoloration to top; mild liquid staining to front paste-down and recto of ffep with slight pink discoloration to front paste-down and mild blue discoloration to ffep, does not bleed through to subsequent leaves; interior clean; INSCRIBED by Kesey to title page; First Edition, First Printing: first pub. 1964 stated to copyright page, Viking Press logo to half-title page; parts of this book originally appeared in Genesis West 5 stated to copyright page; though ONE FLEW OVER'S THE CUCKOO'S NEST is arguably his most well-known work, many critics consider SOMETIMES A GREAT NOTION Kesey's magnum opus; LP consignment; shelved Case 6, Dupont.