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    First Edition of the Hardbound Issue of Gravity's Rainbow in the Original Dust Jacket

    Thomas Pynchon. Gravity's Rainbow. New York: The Viking Press, [1973]. First edition, hardbound issue (one of 4,000 copies printed, as opposed to 15,000 copies printed of the softbound issue). Octavo. [vi], 760, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's full orange cloth, front board stamped in blind, spine lettered in red, first issue dust jacket. Jacket spine a bit sunned, some light rubbing to jacket and cloth. Still, a fine copy. Winner of the National Book Award in 1974.
    From the Palo Alto Collection of Modern Literature.


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