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Look Homeward, Angel by  Thomas Wolfe - Signed First Edition - 1929 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: ABE-1557576390)

Look Homeward, Angel

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Look Homeward, Angel

by Wolfe, Thomas

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
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About This Item

Scribner, scribners, 1929 First Edition, First Printing Inscribed and SIGNED by Thomas Wolfe. An attractive first issue dustjacket with author's picture printed on back panel. An original dustjacket that is rich in color, without the ubquitous fading or darkening to the spine. This first issue dustjacket has some wear to the spine ends and light rubbing to the panels. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight, with minor wear to the boards. The pages are clean and there is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a sharp clean copy of this true first edition in collector's condition SIGNED by the author. We buy Thomas Wolfe First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

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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Details

Bookseller
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
ABE-1557576390
Title
Look Homeward, Angel
Author
Wolfe, Thomas
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Scribner, scribners
Date published
1929

Terms of Sale

Quintessential Rare Books, LLC

All Books are American or British First Editions unless otherwise noted. Dustwrappers are present if stated. Returns may be made within 3 days of receipt if book is not described correctly. Reciprocal dealer courtesies extended.
A NOTE ABOUT CONDITION:
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inscribed
When a book is described as being inscribed, it indicates that a short note written by the author or a previous owner has...[more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]

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