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    Upton Sinclair. Oil! New York: 1927. First trade edition.

    More Information: Upton Sinclair. Oil! New York: Albert and Charles Boni, 1927. First trade edition, following a self-published edition the same year. Octavo. [vi], 527, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's brown pictorial cloth stamped with title and oil derrick design in yellow, in original jacket. Jacket appears to have a very light coating of some kind to the spine panel and joint folds, as the paper is slightly stiffer and has a faint sheen with mild variations in color, but no evidence of work on the verso; occasional mild soiling, offsetting to verso of rear flap (and rear pastedown) from laid-in material since removed. Boards fresh. Interior bright and clean. Near fine. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

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