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Samuel The Seeker

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Samuel The Seeker

by [RADICAL & PROLETARIAN FICTION] SINCLAIR, Upton

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New York: B.W. Dodge & Company, 1910. First Edition. Octavo (19cm); olive green pictorial cloth, with titling and decorative elements stamped in white and dark green to spine and front cover; dustjacket; [4], 315, [1]pp. Spine ends gently nudged, some trivial rubbing to lower corners, with mild offset to endpapers and pastedowns; Near Fine. Dustjacket shows even sunning to spine and panels, light shelfwear overall, with a few small tears, nicks to base of spine and corners, and a small chip to upper right corner of rear panel, affecting a single letter; Very Good+. Socialist conversion novel with some Wall Street content, described by Ahouse as Sinclair's contribution to "the literature of the guileless fool, whose sincerity, innocence, and purity of heart carry him forward to the attainment of wisdom in a generally complacent world." AHOUSE A15.a; HANNA 3244; RIDEOUT p.293.

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Bookseller
Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
31939
Title
Samuel The Seeker
Author
[RADICAL & PROLETARIAN FICTION] SINCLAIR, Upton
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
B.W. Dodge & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1910
Bookseller catalogs
Stock Market - Wall St - Speculation; Rideout;

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Rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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...
Shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...
Offset
A technique of printing where the inked image or text is ...
Good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
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....
Octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...

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