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Limbo. A Novel

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Limbo. A Novel

by WOLFE, Bernard

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New York: Random House, (1952). First Edition. First printing. Octavo. Black cloth hardcover, with foil-stamped decorations in colors; dustjacket; 438pp. Small spot of abrasion at upper edge of rear board; mild ageing to endpapers; still a tight, Very Good or better copy. In the original dustwrapper, unclipped (priced $3.50 on front flap), bright and whole with a few small closed tears at extremities, VG+.

Future dystopia, set in 1990 following a Third World War. "...A fierce attack on 20th century civilization and its constant attempts to find utopia through excision of perceived evils" (Lewis, Utopian Literature in the Pennsylvania State Libraries, p.212). NEGLEY 1208.

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
59094
Title
Limbo. A Novel
Author
WOLFE, Bernard
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
(1952)
Bookseller catalogs
Modern Fiction; Fantasy - Lost Race - Science Fiction; Utopian Literature; Dystopias;

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Dustwrapper
Also known as book jacket, dust cover, or dust wrapper, a dust jacket is a protective and decorative cover for a book that is...
Octavo
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