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THE CURSE OF LONO.

Thompson, Hunter S. (Text) Steadman, Ralph. (Illustrations)

ISBN 10: 3822848972 / ISBN 13: 9783822848975
Published by TASCHEN, KOLN, 2005
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First hardcover trade edition. (15" X 11") Originally published in a trade-size paperback original. Close to fine in a near fine DJ. (Couple tiny chips at edges of DJ. Mild wrinkle on laminated boards) Quite presentable copy with only minor shelf wear in evidence. Bookseller Inventory # 312123

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Title: THE CURSE OF LONO.

Publisher: TASCHEN, KOLN

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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A wild ride to the dark side of Americana The Curse of Lono is to Hawaii what Fear and Loathing was to Las Vegas: the crazy tales of a journalist's ""coverage"" of a news event that ends up being a wild ride to the dark side of Americana. Originally published in 1983, Curse features all of the zany, hallucinogenic wordplay and feral artwork for which the Hunter S. Thompson/Ralph Steadman duo became known and loved. This curious book, considered an oddity among Hunter's oeuvre, was long out of print, prompting collectors to search high and low for an original copy. TASCHEN's signed, limited edition sold out before the book even hit the stores, but this unlimited version, in a different, smaller format, makes The Curse of Lono accessible to everyone.

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Originally published in 1983, Curse features all of the zany, hallucinogenic wordplay and feral artwork for which the Hunter S. Thompson/Ralph Steadman duo became known and loved. This curious book, considered an oddity among Hunter’s oeuvre, was long out of print, prompting collectors to search high and low for an original copy. TASCHEN’s signed, limited edition sold out before the book even hit the stores, but this unlimited version, in a different, smaller format, makes The Curse of Lono accessible to everyone.

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