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Join the Car-Crash Set


London: Jonathan Cape, [1973].

Price: $1,250.00

About the item

First edition. 224 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Join the Car-Crash Set. Original blue cloth. near fine copy in very good plus pictorial dust jacket by Bill Botten. Owner signature on flyleaf. Currey p. 22; Smith p. 31.

Item #366693

“Vaughan died yesterday in his last car-crash. During our friendship he had rehearsed his death in many car-crashes, but this was his only true accident.”

Attractive copy of Ballard’s celebrated novel of erotic obsession and the automobile. Filmed by David Cronenberg in 1996, with James Spader and Holly Hunter.