Inostrannaya literatura No. 10 (Foreign Literature No. 10); Moscow: printing house "Izvestiy Sovetov deputatov trudyashchikhsya SSSR",1960; (2), 320 pp., ill.; edition 1510.
First Russian translation, first publication of famous “On the Road”, the novel of American writer Jack Kerouac. This novel "the most beautifully executed, the clearest and the most important utterance yet made by the generation Kerouac himself named years ago as 'beat,' and whose principal avatar he is".
( NY Times) In 1998, the Modern Library ranked "On the Road" 55th on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20-th century. The novel was chosen by Time magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005.
An artistic cover depicting a Soviet pioneer against nature background. An artistic red and white title pages represents different nations. Artistically designed titles of new chapters and drop caps. There're photos and illustrations. Black and white photos depict Cuba right before the Caribbean crisis. Colored photos represent paintings of artists from Europe, Japan, Korea, India.
The magazine is in good condition. Few abrasions on the spine. A pencil note on the backside of the back cover. Pages are in good condition.