Farrar, 1963. Stated first edition. Very good, no dust jacket. Very ight sunning and rubbing to edges and corners of paper decorated boards. A very handsome copies. No owner's marks. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square. It is the first volume in Kerouac's "Duluoz Legend". Unique among Kerouac's novels, Visions of Gerard focuses on the scenes and sensations of childhood as evidenced in the tragically short yet happy life of his older brother, Gerard. Set in Kerouac's hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts, it is a beautiful but unsettling exploration of the meaning and precariousness of existence from the perspective of the 4 year old Jack. Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.