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V: A Novel

by Thomas Pynchon

Condition: Very Good/Very Good

J B Lippincott, June 1963. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First edition, first issue of the dustjacket. Very Good in like dustjacket: binding tight and square, light shelf wear to the text block, p.o. signature on the on the front pastedown. The jacket is price-clipped, has light rubbing along the gutter, spine and front panel. A quite presentable copy.
  • Bookseller: Dunaway Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 127661
  • Title: V: A Novel
  • Author: Thomas Pynchon
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0397003013
  • ISBN 13: 9780397003013
  • Publisher: J B Lippincott
  • Place: Hagerstown, Maryland, U.s.a.
  • Date published: June 1963
  • Pages: 492


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