Praha: Odeon (Světová Četba, sv. 489), 1978. First and only printing of the first Czech edition of On the Road, translated by Jiří Josek. Contains an 18-page introduction by Martin Hilský titled “Osamely Poutnik Jack Kerouac” [trans. “Lonesome Traveler Jack Kerouac”]. 11,000 copies issued 1978. Published at 21,- Kč. Dust jacket artwork credited to František Muzika.
Crown octavo (8vo), 11.3 x 16.5 cm, 384 pp. Plain cream-white vellum bristol cover stock, perfect bound. In illustrated cream-white vellum finish dust jacket, printed in olive green and black inks. Wrappers are rubbed with some smudging. Foxing to spine, which is slightly slanted. Jacket is slightly rubbed with wear to extremities. Additional images of the book available on request.