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U.S.A. : The 42nd Parallel; Nineteen-Nineteen; The Big Money by  John (1896-1970) DOS PASSOS - First Edition - 1950 - from Fine Editions Ltd (SKU: BB0248)

U.S.A. : The 42nd Parallel; Nineteen-Nineteen; The Big Money

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U.S.A. : The 42nd Parallel; Nineteen-Nineteen; The Big Money

by DOS PASSOS, John (1896-1970)

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London: John Lehmann, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-/Near Fine. First Impression collecting the trilogy of novels that comprise the author's kaleidoscopic portrait of the United States between the turn of the 20th century and the beginning of the Great Depression. About Fine (sunning to toe of spine; dusty top edge) publisher's French blue cloth with gilt and black decor; Near Fine dust jacket rubbed along spine folds and ends but retaining it's price. Uncommon, especially in this condition. Potter 18 (noting irregular pagination, because this compilation was printed from plates for the individual volumes, with certain preliminary leaves removed). N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).


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U.S.A. : The 42nd Parallel; Nineteen-Nineteen; The Big Money
DOS PASSOS, John (1896-1970)
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John Lehmann
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Fine Editions specializes in First Editions of English and American Literature, Landmarks In Science and the History Of Ideas, Natural History and Color-Plate books, Travel and Voyages, and books on Gardening and Landscape Design. Our hallmark is condition: with few exceptions (mostly relating to our antiquarian stock), all books sold are in Near Fine or better conditions and all are highly collectible.


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