Item #40022 White Subway. William S. BURROUGHS.
White Subway.
White Subway.


White Subway.

London: Aloes Press, 1973. First edition. B/w wrps., perfect bound, printed on grey paper. 74pp. Illustrated.

SIGNED by the author in blue ink on the title page.

Misbound copy, with pp. 25-28 and pp. 45-48 positioned upside down and in reverse order.

The book takes its title from a section of “The Soft Machine” and collects a number of pieces, including cut-up and three-column style texts (“Who Is the 3rd…?”, “The Last Post Danger Ahead”, and “From a Distant Hand Lifted”) that had originally appeared in little literary magazines, such as Gnaoua, Spero, Underground Telegram, Kulchur, Darazt, Arcade, Lines, Bulletin from Nothing and Birmingham Bulletin. Also includes an 8pp. piece by Alan Ansen, and Paul Bowles’s essay, “Burroughs In Tangier”.

Near Fine. 1000 copies printed (most of them correctly bound).