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1964 CANDY Terry Southern Hardcover Mylar Dust Jacket

Regular price $100.00

1964 hardcover edition, third impression, of CANDY by Terry Southern and Mason Hoffenberg.  The dust jacket has chips. Tears have been taped on the back. It has been placed in a protective mylar sleeve. The book's binding is sound. Paged are top stained and deckle edged. There aren't any obvious signs of inscriptions, marginalization, or dog eared pages.


Candy was was banned in stores and libraries across America when it was published. Targeted by the FBI as pornography, Candy was redeemed as “satire” in response to the media flooding the newstands by an FBI analyst reporting to J. Edgar Hoover despite its sexual descriptions and foul language. If you are a collector of banned books, this is one you want on your library shelf.


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