29 June 2005
KESEY, Ken One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. New York: The Viking Press, 1962.
8o. Original bright green cloth; dust jacket (some minor darkening, some light wear, especially along spine edges); morocco folding case with colorful inlays in a swirling, psychodelic pattern.
REVIEW COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, with review slip laid in. PRESENTATION COPY boldly inscribed by Kesey on the front endpaper: "For Don Ken Kesey." Kesey's novel was made into a 1975 movie starring Jack Nicholson. A cinematic classic, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest became the first film in 41 years to sweep the major categories of Best Picture, Director, Actor, Actress and Screenplay at the Academy Awards.
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