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    Three Different First, or Pre-Publication, Editions of Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow

    Thomas Pynchon. Gravity's Rainbow. New York: The Viking Press, [1973]. First edition, hardcover issue. Octavo. [vi], 760, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's full orange cloth, front board stamped in blind, spine lettered in red, dust jacket. Some rubbing to jacket and binding, but jacket spine still vibrant. A fine copy. [Together With:]. Another Copy. First edition, paperback issue. Octavo. [vi], 760, [2, blank] pages. Original publisher's wrappers. Mild creasing to spine, light rubbing to wrappers and text. A bright, fine copy. Hardcover and paperback issues were published simultaneously. [Together With:] Another Copy. Unrevised proofs. [N.d., ca. 1972]. Octavo. [xii], 760, [4, blank] pages. Publisher's plain printed blue wrappers. Spine a bit sunned, binding rubbed, with some minor wear and soiling, tape or sticker residue at lower edge of wrappers, occasional pencil markings throughout in an unknown hand. A near fine example of a rare book. Overall, an excellent collection. From the collection of I.D. "Nash" Flores III.



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