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The 42nd Parallel - Volume I of the USA Trilogy by  John Dos Passos - Hardcover - Signed - 1960 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140904126)

The 42nd Parallel - Volume I of the USA Trilogy

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The 42nd Parallel - Volume I of the USA Trilogy

by Dos Passos, John

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1960. Hardcover. Very Good. Reprint. Signed by John Dos Passos on the front free end paper. In Very Good condition, lacking the dust jacket. Clean text. Front hinge exposed. Rubbing to corners. Light wear, and soiling to cloth. Spot staining to spine cloth. Signed.

Synopsis

The 42nd Parallel was first published in 1930, as the first part of the U.S.A. Trilogy that covers the development of American society during the first three decades of the twentieth century. John Dos Passos uses different narrative techniques to evoke the emotions of the reader in this experimental series.  The twelve characters in the trilogy are introduced via fictional narratives telling their life stories, newspaper clippings, song lyrics, short biographies of figures from the public eye, and the characters' own autobiographical stream of consciousness writing.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
140904126
Title
The 42nd Parallel - Volume I of the USA Trilogy
Author
Dos Passos, John
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1960
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Literature;

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.

Glossary

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reprint
Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
hinge
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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