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Look Homeward, Angel by  Thomas Wolfe - First Edition - 1929 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140938332)

Look Homeward, Angel

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Look Homeward, Angel

by Wolfe, Thomas

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition. Near Fine. First edition, first printing, first issue text. Publisher's dark blue cloth lettered in gilt, lacking the dust jacket. Near Fine or better, with a small, faint scuff to the spine and faint bruising to spine ends. Rear pages bumped. An unusually nice copy, with bright and sharp gilt lettering.

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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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
140938332
Title
Look Homeward, Angel
Author
Wolfe, Thomas
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1929
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

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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]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
First Edition
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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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