Helsinki: Kirjayhtymä (Arena), 1964 [Charters D12]. First Finnish edition of On the Road, translated by Markku Lahtela. Exceedingly scarce.
Considered a defining work of the postwar beat and counter culture generations, On the Road was originally published by Viking Press on 5th September, 1957. The novel was chosen by Time magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005, and the Modern Library ranked the book 55th on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century.
Crown octavo (8vo), 356 pp. White cloth stamped in red and black on spine. In glossy illustrated dust jacket. Fine in near fine jacket. Additional photos available on request.