Viking Press, c1957. FIRST EDITION, thus FACSIMILE. Identical facsimile of the much sought after first printing of Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road” the author's second novel, which helped to define the Beat generation. Near mint condition black cloth hardcover with brilliant bright silver titles. Fascimile of the original first edition dust jacket (not priced) in fine condition, minor surface rubbing and a small fold on the inner flap.With true first printings in similar condition to this exact facsimile priced $15,000 and higher, this is a wonderful addition to any collection. 310 pages.