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The Veil by  Denis Johnson - Signed First Edition - 1987 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140942329)

The Veil

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The Veil

by Johnson, Denis

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About This Item

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1987. First Edition. First edition, cloth issue. Signed by Denis Johnson on the half title, inscribed to former owner with advice to "REMEMBER WHITMAN." [xii] 78, [3] pp. Bound in publisher's navy cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Fine in Fine dust jacket. Poetry by the author of Jesus' Son and Tree of Smoke; fans of his fiction are in for a treat when they first encounter his poetry, which is just as good. Rare in the hardcover issue.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
140942329
Title
The Veil
Author
Johnson, Denis
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1987
Keywords
signed, cloth, hardcover
Bookseller catalogs
Poetry;

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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in literary first editions and works of cultural and historic significance. We are located in Portland, Oregon and welcome visitors by appointment.

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fine
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spine
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First Edition
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inscribed
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jacket
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Cloth
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half title
The blank front page which appears just prior to the title page, and typically contains only the title of the book, although, at... [More]
gilt
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