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    Thomas Wolfe. Look Homeward, Angel. A Story of a Buried Life. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1929. First edition of the author's first book, preceded only by a nonfiction pamphlet published in 1919. Octavo (7.5 x 5.125 inches; 192 x 130 mm.). [2, blank], [viii], 626, [4, blank] pages. Publisher's deep blue cloth, spine and front board lettered in gilt, in original first-state dust jacket with portrait of the author by Doris Ulmann on the rear panel. Small blemish to rear board, upper corner gently bumped, bottom edge lightly rubbed, few minor scuffs to top edge of text-block, the faintest of offsetting to endpapers. Nearly fine with only minor flaws, in a bright and unsophisticated very good dust jacket with some minor edgewear, a small chip to the crown and closed tears at the bottom of three of the folds (both flaps and the rear joint), the longest measuring approximately 2.5 inches. Housed in a custom clamshell case.

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