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THE FACE OF A NATION: POETICAL PASSAGES FROM THE WRITINGS OF Thomas Wolfe 1939 1st ed later printing Hardcover DJ Near Fine
By Wolfe, Thomas
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New York, Scribner's, 1939, 1st edition, later printing. 321 pp. Black cloth hardcover stamped in gold with green spine block and cover decoration. Book is fine; clean and crisp with no writing or names with chipped dust jacket. Scarce first edition in dust jacket. 

The book contains illustrations throughout by Edward Shenton. There are 71 "poetical passages" in all. From the Introduction: "It is not possible to read the selections here included without coming to a fresh realization of the genius of Thomas Wolfe. The essential Thomas Wolfe is here, and he is a poet. In these pages, Tom's wish to be a poet rather than anything else in the world is gloriously fulfilled."

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