On the Road

By Kerouac, Jack

Perhaps the most famous and influential of the Beat novels, Jack Kerouac's On the Road represents much of what made the Beat and Counterculture movements so unique and important. The plot concerning the road trips and adventures experienced by Kerouac and his friends is well-known, as are the rumors and tall tales of the books' production.

Kerouac often claimed that the wrote On the Road in a mere three weeks on a single 120-foot scroll of paper. Although that scroll does indeed exist and is featured in museums, Kerouac kept detailed journals of his travels that would later become passages and chapters in the finished product. The book was first published by Viking in 1957. True first printings of the book include the $3.95 pricing information on the top right hand corner of the front inside dust jacket flap. Later printings and subsequent book club editions do not feature the price in that location. Additionally, a photo of Kerouac is featured on the back inside cover flap along with a brief description of the author.


Viking Press would go on to publish an edited version of On the Road in 2007 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first printing. They substituted the fictional names for the real Beat protagonists, and they even included some of the more sexually explicit passages that were edited out of the 1957 edition.


Due to the cultural significance of the book, true first editions/first printings of On the Road are quite valuable. But be warned: it is easy to mistake reprints or book club editions for the real thing, so always check with an expert before making a significant purchase.

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On Sep 3, 2011, billyminersbooks said:
A few years ago, 50 years after its initial publication, and 35 years since I had read it for the first time myself, I loaned my battered paperback copy of On The Road to a young friend of mine who had asked me "What should I read next?". Her reaction was, as I would have hoped, overwhelmingly positive. "It made me want to go hitchhiking" she told me. She didn't go, of course, that's considered too dangerous these days, but she caught the spirit of Kerouac from those yellowed old pages and that made me happy. It made me remember myself from the days before I was twenty. When the world was wide-open in front of me with all my limitless imagination and inexhaustible energy to carry me forward. Those two-and-a-half-hundred pages created in a Benzedrine-fueled typing frenzy spoke to both of us across generations as great writing is meant to do. Jack's tales of Casady, Ginsberg, Burroughs, and the rest would continue in his books that followed but the spirit and zest of On The Road stand alone. Bob Dylan said of On The Road, "It changed my life like it changed everyone else's". Myself and my young friend were lucky enough to experience it that same way.

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New York: Viking, 1958. 1st Edition 4th Printing. Illustrated Wrappers. Near Fine/Very Good. Jacket Design By Bill English. 310 Pp. Black Cloth Stamped In White. Stated Fourth Printing On Book And Dust Jacket (March 1958). Book Very Near Fine, No Marks Or Fading, All White Lettering As New. Dust Jacket With Slight Wear, Black Front And Spine Panels… Read more
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On the Road

by Jack Kerouac

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1957
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Very Good- in Good dust jacket
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Second Printing
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Viking Press. Very Good- in Good dust jacket. 1957. Second Printing. Hardcover. Second printing, no marks or defects except passage underlined in pencil on page 57, jacket in mylar has tears along edges. .
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On the Road

by Jack Kerouac

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1957-09-05
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Used:Good
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9780670525126
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Viking Adult, 1957-09-05. Hardcover. Used:Good.
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On the Road

by Jack Kerouac

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1960
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Fourth Impression
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Andre Deutsch, London, 1960. Fourth Impression. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 310 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has slight foxing. Edges of dust jacket have minor chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Pages are lightly tanned.… Read more
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ON THE ROAD Easton Press

by Kerouac, Jack

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2001
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First Edition; First Printing
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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Edition. ; Great Books of the 20th Century; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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ON THE ROAD Easton Press

by Kerouac, Jack

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2001
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First Edition; First Printing
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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 2001. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Edition. ; Great Books of the 20th Century; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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