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Format:

Hardback w/Jacket

Special Attributes:

1st Edition

Subject:

Fiction

Language:

English

RARE 1st Printing Crash J G Ballard Jonathan Cape 1973 UK H/B Bill Botten Art

The Blurb


The definitive cult, post-modern novel – a shocking blend of violence, transgression and eroticism.

When Ballard, our narrator, smashes his car into another and watches a man die in front of him, his sense of sexual possibilities in the world around him becomes detached. As he begins an affair with the dead man's wife, he finds himself drawn with increasing intensity to the mangled impacts of car crashes. Then he encounters Robert Vaughan, a former TV scientist turned nightmare angel of the expressway, who has gathered around him a collection of alienated crash victims and experiments with a series of auto-erotic atrocities, each more sinister than the last. But Vaughan craves the ultimate crash – a head-on collision of blood, semen, engine coolant and iconic celebrity.

First published in 1973 Crash remains one of the most shocking novels of the second half of the twentieth century and was made into an equally controversial film by David Cronenberg.


The Book


This is a Rare 1st Printing of the 1st UK Hardback edition published by Jonathan Cape in 1973. The toughest of the authors books to find in collectible condition.


A better than Very Good book with clean white pages and a little spotting to top page edge.

Original publishers blue boards bright and clean with sharp corners and a little bumping to the head and foot.

No inscriptions, rips or creases.


In a similar unclipped bright and clean wrapper with the original price of  £2.25 to front flap.

A hint of fading to the spine, with a little laminate lift along the joint.

Light wear to edges, with one or two tiny nicks and marks.


A lovely bright copy at a superb price.


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Of course, returns are accepted, please see our returns policy.

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Please be aware that the postage options are not just the stated one on the page. If you require a particular service, please ask when purchasing.

Normal postage for this book would be recorded, sent in secure packaging, and will cost nothing. 

International Buyers we offer a signed, tracked Air Mail service for £18. This method will also cover insurance for valuable items. Please expect to wait up to four weeks for delivery, although they do aim to deliver within a week. A tracking number will be provided for your convenience.

We are proud that customers from Russia, US, Canada, New Zealand and Australia have received books from us in perfect condition.

If the cost is less at the Post Office, we will refund the difference.


If you have a Central London delivery address, why not save more money and ask about our free local delivery service?


If you have any further questions about the book, please do not hesitate to ask.

The Book Box London want to help you get the book you want, if you can't see it listed, why not request a copy? Being based in Central London, we have access to a huge mountain of books. 

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Based in London, the heart of the book world, we specialise in Signed Modern First Editions.  


We aim to provide, quick, friendly and quality service. We want to guide you in making an informed decision, to enable you get the book you are after. 


 


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