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En el camino.

Buenos Aires: Editorial Losada (Los Grandes Novelistas de Nuestra Época), 1959 [Charters D57]. First Argentine edition of On the Road, translated by Miguel de Hernani. Precedes the first Spanish edition by 16 years. Unknown number of copies issued on 19th October, 1959. Printed by Artes Gráficas Bartolomé U. Chiesino, Buenos Aires. Striking artwork courtesy of  Silvio Baldessari.

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), 324 pp. In original smooth finish uncoated illustrated wrappers. All edges of the text block are untrimmed and unstained. Published in the uncut state. Light wear to spine and extremities, so common with this edition. Spine slightly faded. Additional photos available on request.


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