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    Look Homeward, Angel, Signed and Dated by Wolfe

    Thomas Wolfe. Look Homeward, Angel. A Story of a Buried Life. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. Later edition. Signed and dated, "Thomas Wolfe / July 6, 1936" on the front free endpaper. Octavo. viii, 626 pages. Publisher's dark blue cloth with gilt titles. Small circular spot to front cover. Adhesive stains on a front blank from a removed bookplate or clipping. Otherwise, a tight, square copy in near fine condition.

    More Information: Look Homeward, Angel was edited by Scribner's legendary Maxwell Perkins and released to almost universal critical acclaim. Wolfe's autobiographical romance of his Asheville, North Carolina roots drew praise from readers and critics alike for its powerful prose and stream-of-consciousness style at a time when the latter was gaining popularity through the works of William Faulkner and others.

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    April, 2014
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