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Henderson the Rain King, 1st Ed

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Product Information

Size:
8.6" L x 5.9" W x 1.4" H
Era:
Vintage; 1910-1950
Materials:
hardcover
Condition:
Very Good; price crossed out on d/j, with slight wear

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Why We Love This

Henderson the Rain King by Saul Bellow. New York: Viking Press, 1959. First printing. 341 pp. Price of $4.50 on front flap, with written price added. Orange cloth-covered boards, bound in tan cloth with titling in black, silver, and orange. First issue with yellow top stain, correct jacket with the three blurbs on rear panel under the heading "Saul Bellow as a novelist". Dust jacket is bright and well-preserved. Collectible first edition of Bellow's rare, celebrated fifth novel.

Why We Love This

Henderson the Rain King by Saul Bellow. New York: Viking Press, 1959. First printing. 341 pp. Price of $4.50 on front flap, with written price added. Orange cloth-covered boards, bound in tan cloth with titling in black, silver, and orange. First issue with yellow top stain, correct jacket with the three blurbs on rear panel under the heading "Saul Bellow as a novelist". Dust jacket is bright and well-preserved. Collectible first edition of Bellow's rare, celebrated fifth novel.

About the Seller

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books is based in Manhattan, helping collectors to build unique libraries by finding and celebrating unusual works. Whether your interests lie in poetry, art history, first editions of modern classics, or getting hold of some favorite childhood book, this is the perfect way to rediscover the best books from the last 70 years. Unless indicated, almost all books are US or UK first editions and all defects are noted.