DANGLING MAN, by Saul Bellow - 1944 [1st Ed]


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DANGLING MAN, by Saul Bellow 1944 [1st Edition] Scarce DJ Fiction

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Dangling Man

by Saul Bellow

Bellow's first novel, published at age 28. The story follows an unemployed husband, Joseph, as he waits to be drafted.

191 pages. 5.25" by 8.75"

Publishing Info: Vanguard Press, New York 1944

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

  • Very scarce first edition with dust jacket
  • No gift inscription or any other ownership marks
  • Interior is free of any writing, underlining, highlighting or other intentional marks
  • Binding is secure
  • Corners of green cloth boards are very gently bumped
  • Top edge of boards are a bit sunned with white mark and scuff to top edge of back
  • A couple small light stains to fore edge of textblock
  • Binding is slightly cocked
  • DJ is rare for this edition
  • DJ looks very nice behind Mylar cover and is backed with archival paper
  • DJ shows chips to all corners with those off head and tail of spine and lower left corner of back from .5" to 1" in size
  • DJ show some light scuffing to spine edges and perimeter with a small tear to top front
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • VS20151013

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

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Binding: Hardcover w/Jacket
Subject: Literature & Fiction
Topic: Fiction
Year Printed: 19440000
Special Attributes: 1st Edition
Origin: American
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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