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Trumpet in the Dust by  Gene Fowler - Signed First Edition - 1930 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140937101)

Trumpet in the Dust

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Trumpet in the Dust

by Fowler, Gene

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New York: Horace Liveright, 1930. First Edition. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Signed by author on the front free endpaper in blue ink. 357 pp. Shiny black cloth lettered in gilt and silver. A little bit of rubbing to silver border on spine, else Fine in Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with light wear, a small fingerprint and light ink stains to front flap. The author's first book, a semi-autobiographical novel with a hard-drinking, fast-living, no-nonsense journalist protagonist.


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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
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Trumpet in the Dust
Fowler, Gene
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
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First Edition
Horace Liveright
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

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Portland, Oregon
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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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A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
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]
First Edition
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Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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