The Boys in the Back Room: Notes on California Novelists

Wilson, Edmund

Published by The Colt Press, 1941
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Hardcover. No DJ. Bookplate of Paul C. Smith in fep.VG+; Literary criticism by Wilson on novelists Cain, O'Hara, Saroyan, Storm, Steinbeck; Octavo; 72pp+colophon pages; Postscript laments death of Scott Fitzgerald and Nathanael West who would have written Hollywood novels with great social comment. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: The Boys in the Back Room: Notes on ...
Publisher: The Colt Press
Publication Date: 1941
Binding: Black/blu/labe
Edition: Limited to1500

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Book Description The Colt Press, San Francisco, 1941. Hardcover. Condition: Fair +. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Edition. Tan and white striped paper covered boards, quarter bound in green cloth, titles affixed in paper at spine, heavy shelf wear to edges and head and tail of spine, some cracked, worn, and pushed in portions to bottom edges, corners straight. Book body clean and tight, pages age toned. Small sticker from The Grolier Book Shop affixed to inside corner of front free endpaper. Dust jacket shows heavy shelf wear, some small tears, and age discoloration to edges and spine, some of head and tail of spine worn away, no cuts or clippings, archival Brodart protected. Seller Inventory # 48578

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Book Description Colt Press, San Francisco, 1941. Hardcover. First printing. In the first binding. Black cloth spine with paper label, pale green decorated boards. Shelf wear along upper and lower edges of boards; small bruises to upper corners of boards; near fine otherwise. Jacket separated along spine fold (internally repaired with archival paper tape); some darkening to spine; uneven darkening to panels; shallow chips along top edge; some rubbing to folds; just good. An edition of 1500 copies (there were also 100 signed copies). Discusses the work of James M. Cain, John O'Hara, Steinbeck, Hans Otto Storm, Saroyan, and Fitzgerald. Seller Inventory # 447

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Book Description Colt Press, San Francisco, 1941. Hardcover. First Trade Edition. Critical essays on California authors James M. Cain, John O'Hara, John Steinbeck, Hans Otto Storm, and William Saroyan. First Printing, one of 1,500 copies. Octavo; light gray patterned paper over black buckram, with white title label printed in black applied to spine; dustjacket; 72pp, [4]. Light wear to board edges, else Near Fine. Dustjacket shows light edge wear, with sunning to spine and some wear at the crown; Very Good+. Seller Inventory # 22163

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Book Description 0. WILSON, Edmund. The Boys in the Back Room. Notes on California Novelists. Orig. cloth-backed boards with paper label on spine, dust jacket (slightly chipped). San Francisco: The Colt Press, 1941. First trade edition. Limited to 1,500 copies. Opinions of Cain, O'Hara, Steinbeck, Storm, Saroyan and Fitzgerald. A very good copy. Seller Inventory # 23775

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