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												Look Homeward, Angel by  Thomas Wolfe
	 - 1st Edition
			 - 1929
		 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC (SKU: 701129523)

Look Homeward, Angel

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Look Homeward, Angel

by Wolfe, Thomas

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

First Edition, First Printing. A spectacular First Issue dustjacket with Doris Ulmann's photograph of Wolfe, and biography on the back panel.. This original dustjacket is vibrant in color and has the publisher's $2.50 printed price present on the front flap. The book is bound in the publisher's blue cloth and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are exceptionally clean. There is NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A superb copy housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation.

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
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
701129523
Title
Look Homeward, Angel
Author
Wolfe, Thomas
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Charles Scribner's Sons
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1929

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