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The Holy Goof: A Biography of Neal Cassady.

Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1981. First edition of William Plummer’s fascinating and well-written biography of Neal Cassady, the model for Jack Kerouac’s hero Dean Moriarty in On the Road, and “N.C., the secret hero” of Allen Ginsberg’s  Howl.

Crown octavo (8vo), 162 pp. Brown textured paper-covered boards stamped in gold on spine. White textured dust jacket printed in blue, gold and black inks. Light foxing to top text block, else near fine in near fine dust jacket. Additional photos available on request.