BACKWATER, by T.S. Stribling - 1931 Early Edition with Dust Jacket


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USED, with light wear and aging. Please see description and photos for more details.

BACKWATER, by T.S. Stribling - 1931 Early Edition with Dust Jacket

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by T.S. Stribling

Very scarce, later printing with dust jacket. "Deals with a theme peculiarly fitted to the ironic humor and social comedy which distinguishes the author's stories of the Tennessee backwoods". 308 pages. 5.25" by 7.75".

Published by: Doubleday, Doran. Garden City, NY. 1931.

Hardback is overall in GOOD condition, with a GOOD DJ.

  • Deckle edges.
  • Illustrated dust jacket is covered in mylar and backed with archival paper.
  • Dust jacket shows a 5.5" tear, roughly, across front, moderate sized chips off corners, top back and spine tail with 1.25" by .5" off spine head and moderate soiling to back.
  • Bound in green cloth.
  • Boards show a light stain to top and bottom front, spine and rear bottom.
  • Front pastedown features bookplate.
  • Interior is gently age-toned with clean, bold text.
  • The binding overall feels dry and brittle along the spine with minor structural defects such slight cracking, for example between pages 174/17 (see photos for further examples). Even so, the hinges completely intact and flexible while throughout the textblock, the binding is pliant though secure throughout.
  • No writing, highlighting, underlining or other intentional marks.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • JS20161007

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Subject: Literature & Fiction
Topic: American (US)
Original/Facsimile: Original
Binding: Hardcover
Special Attributes: Dust Jacket
Publisher: Doubleday Doran
Place of Publication: Garden City NY
Year Printed: 19310000
Author: T.S. Stribling
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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