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Babbitt

by Lewis, Sinclair

  • Used
  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Fine (Facsimile Dust Jacket)
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About This Item

New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1922. 2nd state with two corrections on line 49. Blue cloth with orange imprinting on front panel and spine has light fraying at two spots on foreedge but each is only 1/4 inch long. Boards are clean and colors still fresh. First end paper has owners signature and year (1922) in ink but it is neat. No other markings. Text clean, boards square and tight. Bright and fresh in First Edition Library facsimilie jacket. Attractive copy. . First American Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Fine (Facsimile Dust Jacket). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

Synopsis

Babbitt , by Sinclair Lewis, was first published in 1922. This novel is a satire of American culture.  It critiques society and the socially-acceptable behavior of middle-class American life and its pressure on individuals toward conformity.

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Bookseller
Timothy Norlen Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
003012
Title
Babbitt
Author
Lewis, Sinclair
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Fine (Facsimile Dust Jacket)
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harcourt Brace & Co.
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1922
Bookseller catalogs
Modern First Editions;
Size
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

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Timothy Norlen Bookseller

Seller rating:
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About Timothy Norlen Bookseller

I am a internet based bookstore that specializes in Modern First Editions, film sources, Mystery and Detective fiction and Western Americana. I have approximately 10,000 books, primarily first editions with about 1300 of them signed by the author. I try and stock only books that are sound, clean and attractive.

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12mo
A duodecimo is a book approximately 7 by 4.5 inches in size, or similar in size to a contemporary mass market paperback....[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
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]
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]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]

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