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WOLFE, Thomas.

Look Homeward, Angel.

A Story of the Buried Life. Illustrated by Douglas W. Gorsline.

New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1957 Stock Code: 139690
£375.00
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Notes

A handsomely bound copy of Gorsline's illustrated edition of Thomas Wolfe's first novel. Douglas Gorsline (1913-1985) was an American writer and artist who illustrated several children's books, including The Night Before Christmas, Christopher Morley's The Haunted Bookshop, and his own novel Farm Boy. This is the only Wolfe novel illustrated by Gorsline, and this illustrated edition was first published in 1947.

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Description

Octavo (239 x 169). Contemporary red morocco by Maurin, titles to spine in gilt, five raised bands tooled in gilt, floral motif in gilt in compartments, two-line ruled border in gilt to covers, scrolling foliate turn-ins gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, red silk page marker.

Illustrations

12 plates, numerous illustrations to text.

Condition

A fine copy.

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