Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk (Jean Stein's Copy, with a Laid-In Letter to Her from Gillian McCain)
by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
New York: Grove Press, 1996. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. An important Association copy of the 1996 1st edition: NOT ONLY IS THIS COPY INSCRIBED BY LEGS MCNEIL AND GILLIAN MCCAIN TO AUTHOR JEAN STEIN ("EDIE: AN AMERICAN BIOGRPAHY") BUT IT ALSO INCLUDES A WARM, GENEROUS LETTER FROM GILLIAN MCCAIN TO JEAN STEIN, CITING STEIN'S BOOK ABOUT EDIE SEDGWICK AS AN IMPORTANT INFLUENCE ON THE SHAPING OF "PLEASE KILL ME....". This is a clean, well-preserved copy to boot. Tight and Near Fine (with one very small crease along the spine crown) in a bright, price-intact, Near Fine dustjacket, with just a touch of light creasing along the panel edges. Thick octavo, a number of crisp black-and-white photos supplementing the text. (Inventory #: 15186)
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