New York: Ace Books, (1953). First edition of Burroughs' first book. Published under the pseudonym "William Lee." A paperback original -- "Ace Double Books D-15" bound tete-beche (head-to-toe) with an abridged edition of Maurice Helbrant's "Narcotic Agent." From the collection of sports writer Paul "Dr. Z" Zimmerman with his penciled notations inside rear cover. Covers show light rubbing and few minor creases, pages and inside covers tanned at edges, much more so on first and final pages (or, in this case, first and first pages), otherwise very good or better. WILLIAM S BURROUGHS' FIRST BOOK.