Look Homeward, Angel

by Wolfe, Thomas

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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by Thomas Wolfe

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1929
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New York: Scribner's, 1929 Book. Near Fine, no dust jacket. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Same date, 1929, on title and copyright pages with Scribner's seal on copyright page. ("scarce"). Interior of book is in near fine condition. Clean, tight, no marks. Navy cloth with gilt titles.Tiny nicks along spine. No DJ. Pg 308, line 26 lower "g"… Read more about this item
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by Wolfe, Thomas

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition of the author's classic work. Octavo, original dark blue cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page in the year of publication, "To Jo Dauber with thanks for dragging me in. Thomas Wolfe, Nov. 27, 1929." Near fine in a very good first-issue dust jacket with the photograph… Read more about this item
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by Wolfe, Thomas

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New York: The Modern Library, 1934. First Modern Library edition of the author's classic work. Octavo, original dark blue cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For Beryl Burk, with best wishes Thomas Wolfe Oct. 30, 1935." Near fine in a very good dust jacket. American novelist, Thomas Wolfe "made it possible to believe… Read more about this item
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LOOK HOMEWARD ANGEL

LOOK HOMEWARD ANGEL

by Thomas Wolfe

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1929
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1929. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. In the first issue dust jacket, with Wolfe's portrait on the rear panel and the original price of 2.50 on the front flap. Near Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Jacket is evenly faded on the spine panel, with chipping on the front… Read more about this item
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by Thomas Wolfe

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Charlesl Scribner's Sons, New York (1947)
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1947
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Cream cloth over boards, gold and black design of angel on front over, black designs at spine with gold lettering. NO DJ
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Charlesl Scribner's Sons, New York (1947) #1193, 1947. Charlesl Scribner's Sons, New York (1947). Cream cloth over boards, gold and black design of angel on front over, black designs at spine with gold lettering. NO DJ. Very Good/NO DJ. Profusely Illustrated by Douglas W. Gorsline.. Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life is a 1929 novel… Read more about this item
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by Wolfe, Thomas

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. American novelist, Thomas Wolfe "made it possible to believe that the stuff of life, with all its awe and mystery and magic, could by some strange alchemy be transmuted to the page" (William Gay). "Look Homeward, Angel is one of the most important novels of my life. . . . It's a wonderful… Read more about this item
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First
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1930
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First UK edition, first impression (William Heinemann Ltd, 1930). Originally published in the US the previous year. The author's first novel. Original dark blue cloth with lettering to spine in gilt. A better than near fine copy with just a little off-setting to endpapers, contents lovely and clean otherwise. The original dust jacket is similarly in near fine condition with… Read more about this item
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Look Homeward, Angel (Inscribed by Thomas Wolfe's Sister)

Look Homeward, Angel (Inscribed by Thomas Wolfe's Sister)

by Thomas Wolfe

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1947
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Douglas Gorsline. A very impressive copy of the 1947 1st thus (and 1st illustrated edition).THERE'S A WARM, FULL-PAGE INSCRIPTION FROM THOMAS WOLFE'S SISTER --MABEL WOLFE WHEATON- ON THE HALF-TITLE. ADDITIONALLY, ON THE FRONT PASTEDOWN IS "THE THOMAS WOLFE MEMORIAL" BOOKPLATE ("48 SPRUCE STREET, ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA") AND AN… Read more about this item
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by Wolfe, Thomas

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1940
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Garden City. Very Good. 1940. Hardcover. ****Mid Winter Sale! The current price reflects a 20% discount off the regular price, while the item lasts. Sale ends March 5, 2024*****; Fully navy calf leather bound cover with 5 raised bands and gilt stamping on spine is sunned to brown and spine and worn through at corners and spine… Read more about this item
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LOOK HOMEWARD ANGEL

by Wolfe, Thomas

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1957
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USA: Charles Schribners Sons, 1957. Hardcover. Good/No Dustjacket. Type: Ex-Library 1957/626 Pages/No DustjacketThe book is in very good readable condition. A Story of the Buried Life is the actual title of this book. The library did put tape on the outer binding and front cover lower right corner. The book has the usual library markings on… Read more about this item
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Look Homeward, Angel

by Thomas Wolfe

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Used - Good. Small Jacket tears on spine and corners.
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Third
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1952
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Scribner, 1952. Third. Hardback, Dustjacket. Good. Small Jacket tears on spine and corners..
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by Wolfe, Thomas

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1929
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Grosset & Dunlap, 1929. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. DJ gray and maroon beneath mylar, books advertised on back, 626 lightly browned pages. DJ has very slight wear to spine bottom right edge, tiny black spots along back right edge--perhaps just on mylar. Near Fine DJ/Very Fine book.
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Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life

Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life

by WOLFE, Thomas

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.75cm); navy blue cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; [2],viii,626,[2]pp. Base of spine bumped, crown gently nudged, with some light external wear, and two faint tape ghosts on front endpaper; contents otherwise clean; Very Good+. In the second state dustjacket, unclipped (priced… Read more about this item
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by Thomas Wolfe

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First Edition, First Printing, First State. First edition, first printing, and first issue with the first state typos on page 308 and 506 present. The book measures approximately 7.75" x 5.25", with 626 numbered pages. This book is in good plus condition. Moderate wear and scratching to the cloth boards. Moderate… Read more about this item
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Look Homeward, Angel

by WOLFE, Thomas

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine. First edition. Some modest smudges on the boards, very good or better in a chipped good only first issue dust jacket (with Wolfe's portrait on the rear panel) and with extensive old internal tape repairs, and a couple of letters in red pencil on the front panel. A… Read more about this item
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Look Homeward, Angel.

by WOLFE, Thomas.

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Used - Just about fine, in a bright, unfaded, near fine dust jacket with very slight use to the top of the backstrip. We have never ha
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First edition.
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1929.
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Publisher's cloth in dust jacket, preserved in a custom quarter morocco slipcase and chemise.
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New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons,, 1929.. First edition.. publisher's cloth in dust jacket, preserved in a custom quarter morocco slipcase and chemise.. Just about fine, in a bright, unfaded, near fine dust jacket with very slight use to the top of the backstrip. We have never had a nicer copy.. 8vo,.
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Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life

Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life

by Thomas Wolfe

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1930
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London: William Heinemann, Ltd, 1930. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good. A solid, very presentable copy of the 1930 1st UK edition, with additional passages that were left out of the American edition. Tight and VG+ (with bright gilt-titling along the spine) in a crisp, VG to VG+ dustjacket, with very light soiling to the front panel, mild darkening… Read more about this item
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by Wolfe, Thomas

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Very Good
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First edition thus
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1947
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Hardcover
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. [10], 1-662 pp. Grey cloth with decorations and lettering in gold and black on the front board and spine. Price of $5.00 on front flap of dust jacket. Illustrations by Douglas W. Gorsline: illustrations are in-text and full-page, in black and white. Johnston A… Read more about this item
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Look Homeward, Angel

by Thomas Wolfe

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1957
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No jacket. Former price in pencil on the fep. Pages unmarked.
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Limited
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1977
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The Franklin Library, 1977. Limited. Hardcover. Very Good. Look Homeward, Angel: A Story of the Buried Life. Written by Thomas Wolfe. Illustrated by Alan Reingold. Published in 1977 by The Franklin Library. A Limited Edition. Brown leather, gilt accents, gilded edges, moire silk endpapers, and satin ribbon bookmark.
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