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The Twenty-Seventh City

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The Twenty-Seventh City

by Franzen, Jonathan

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/near fine
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About This Item

New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Book shows light shelfwear to edges and previous owner name, written very small, on front free end paper. Dust jacket is price clipped with the slightest rubbing to edge extremities. Pages are clean and bright. Author's first novel. Author is the winner of the National Book Award for The Corrections. A very handsome copy in collectible condition.

Synopsis

The Twenty-Seventh City is a 1988 novel by Jonathan Franzen, his first. The story of the Probst family's unraveling is set among intricate political conspiracy and financial upheaval in 20th century St. Louis, Missouri.

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Details

Bookseller
Joseph S. Serrano, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
60
Title
The Twenty-Seventh City
Author
Franzen, Jonathan
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
near fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Farrar Straus Giroux
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1988
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

Terms of Sale

Joseph S. Serrano, Bookseller

(If photos of a book I have for sale are not included in the listing, I will be happy to provide one for you.) Fine is our highest grade; all book dust jackets are in archival covers. All our books that are described as First Editions are also First Printings, unless indicated otherwise. All books are guaranteed to be as described. We issue a full refund, including shipping costs, for returns due to an unstated defect or other mistake on our part. Please ask any questions before placing your order. All books are subject to prior sale. Books are shipped within 48 hours of payment confirmation.

About the Seller

Joseph S. Serrano, Bookseller

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Redding, California
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About Joseph S. Serrano, Bookseller

Joseph S. Serrano, a collector turned bookseller of Modern First Editions, Ephemera, and books of scarcity and rarity. A Internet/mail order bookstore located in San Francisco, California. Specialties are Modern First Editions in Literature and Mystery; Californiana including Zamorano 80 and San Francisco Ephemera; also Rare Books in all subjects of interest. Joseph Serrano's development as a Bibliophile/Bookman was described on the pages of the highly acclaimed book, "The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective,and a World of Literary Obsession" by Allison Hoover Bartlett, Riverhead 2009.

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price clipped
When a book is described as price-clipped, it indicates that the portion of the dust jacket flap that has the publisher's...[more]
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...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]
fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...[more]
shelfwear
Minor wear resulting from a book being place on, and taken from a bookshelf, especially along the bottom edge.
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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