The House of Breath

Goyen, William

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: Random House
Date Published: 1950
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 28068

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181pp. Octavo [21 cm] Light gray cloth covered boards with white and gray ink stamped titles on the spine and front cover. Very good. The edges of the covers are gently bumped and rubbed. The spine is subtly rolled. There is a former owner's name on the front pastedown. A newspaper article has been mounted to the front free endsheet, and the front endsheet is heavily darkened. There is a bookseller's small label on the rear pastedown. The pages are very mildly yellowed. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with rubbing. The edges are chipped. There are small losses from the paper at the ends of the spine. The rear panel is yellowed, and has a 1 inch closed tear in the bottom edge.

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"Here is a truly original and arresting voice in our literature."- Christopher Isherwood



By This Author: Goyen, William
By This Publisher: Random House