8vo. Original green cloth lettered in yellow; original pictorial dust jacket (spine very slightly faded, some minor retouching to green along top edge, small pale stain to rear panel, 1/2-in tear repaired verso touching the spine title, repairs to spine ends verso); quarter morocco folding case.
FIRST EDITION OF KESEY'S FIRST NOVEL. SIGNED BY KESEY on front free endpaper in pink and yellow. Milos Forman's 1975 film adaptation became the first film in 41 years to sweep the major categories of Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress and Screenplay at the Academy Awards. Karolides et al., 100 Banned Books, pp. 398-400.