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Hope of Heaven and Other Stories by  John O'Hara - First British Edition - 1939 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140940651)

Hope of Heaven and Other Stories

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Hope of Heaven and Other Stories

by O'Hara, John

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London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1939. First British Edition. Very Good/Very Good+. First British edition. 387 pp. Publisher's tan cloth with blue lettering. Very Good with darkly foxed top-edge, upper tip of front board worn and bumped, spine leans, light foxing to endsheets, in Very Good+ dust jacket with chip in upper corner of front panel, rubbing, tape repair to verso of head. The author's second book of short stories, which some critics have argued are his strongest work. This British edition contains a whopping 15 stories not in the American edition. APG O'Hara 005c.


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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
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Hope of Heaven and Other Stories
O'Hara, John
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Used - Very Good
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Very Good+
First British Edition
Faber and Faber Limited
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short stories, fiction
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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.


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The page bound on the left side of a book, opposite to the recto page.
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Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process... [More]
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