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Vanity of Duluoz

by Kerouac, Jack

  • Used
  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Very Good
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livingston, New Jersey
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About This Item

New York: Coward-McCann, 1968; first edition; octavo, 280 pp; VG hardcover, tight binding, not bumped nor worn; spine titles faded (oxidized); tiny foxing spots on fore-edges; in VG unclipped, lightly edge worn dust jacket, mainly worn/creased at heel of spine; there are three or four pinpoint impression marks (not punctures) near dust jacket spine crown and three near midpoint of spine ; at upper corner of front flap, next to printed price, is a small upside down K stamped inside a small circle; also next to this is a small handwritten ink price; overall, a very nice copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

Synopsis

Vanity of Duluoz is a 1968 semi-autobiographical novel by Jack Kerouac. The book describes the adventures of Kerouac's alter ego, Jack Duluoz, covering the period of his life between 1935 and 1946. The book includes reminiscences of the author's high school experiences in Lowell, Massachusetts, his education at Columbia University, and his subsequent naval service during World War II. It culminates with the beginnings of the beat movement.

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Bookseller
self US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
0005099
Title
Vanity of Duluoz
Author
Kerouac, Jack
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover

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Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

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]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
VG
Very Good condition can describe a used book that does show some small signs of wear - but no tears - on either binding or...[more]
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....[more]
heel
The lower most portion of the spine when the book is standing vertically.

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