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												Look Homeward Angel by Thomas Wolfe
	 - 1st Edition
			 - 1929
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Look Homeward Angel

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Look Homeward Angel

by Thomas Wolfe

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Scribner's, 1929. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Fine first edition in a very good dust jacket, with no restoration. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. Scribner's, New York, 1929. Scribner's Seal on copyright page, 1929 date on title page and no reference to later printings on copyright page. Original price of $2.50 still on flap of dust jacket.An attractive first issue dustjacket with author's picture printed on back panel. An original dustjacket that is rich in color, without the typical fading or darkening to the spine. Jacket has a fold line on spine, suggesting it was stored folded, which would explain its excellent condition and vivid coloration. Some tiny chips at the top of the spine of the dj.

Synopsis

Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life is a 1929 novel by Thomas Wolfe. It is Wolfe's first novel, and is considered a highly autobiographical American Bildungsroman. The character of Eugene Gant is generally believed to be a depiction of Wolfe himself. The novel covers the span of time from Gant's birth to the age of 19. The setting is the fictional town and state of Altamont, Catawba, which is considered to be a not-so-subtle mirror of his hometown, Asheville, North Carolina.

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book dealer
Bookbid Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
106936
Title
Look Homeward Angel
Author
Thomas Wolfe
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Scribner's
Date Published
1929

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