New York: Grove Press 2000, first printing, hardbound in dust jacket. Front cover with photograph of a funeral card distributed at Burroughs’ Lawrence, Kansas funeral service. Art on the back jacket, endpapers and frontispiece taken from Burroughs’ handwritten notebook journals. Dust jacket blurb reads: “Last Words is unlike anything else in the oeuvre of William S. Burroughs. It is the purest, most personal work ever presented by this writer, and a poignant portrait of the man, his life, and his creative process-one that never quit, in the shadow of death.”
_____ Uncorrected Galley Proof, bound in red wraps.
London: Flamingo 2000, first British printing, hardbound in dust jacket.
New York: Grove Press 2001, first wraps printing.
London: Flamingo 2001, first British printing in wraps.