Lot 700: Ken Kesey

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-07-07 11:01:32

Lot 700: Signed book: Sometimes a Great Notion. First edition. NY: Viking Press, 1964. Hardcover with dust jacket, 6 x 8.75, 628 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in black ink, "For Joe Collins: Yes, Joe, I remember you, and your daughter. Spokane is forever nailed to the wall of my memory, cracking the plaster, but the picture hangs. Ken Kesey, 1984." Autographic condition: fine. In 1984, Kesey's 20-year-old son Jed, a wrestler for the University of Oregon, suffered severe head injuries in a vehicle accident on the way to a tournament at Washington State. Jed succumbed to his injuries two days after the crash in a Spokane hospital. A somber and unique inscription from a trying year in Kesey's life.Please email Erika.Rosenfeld@RRAuction.com for a complete description of the book's condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: $1000-1500
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