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Tom Wolfe's The Purple Decades

Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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Tom Wolfe's  The Purple Decades
Tom Wolfe's  The Purple Decades
Tom Wolfe's  The Purple Decades

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Era:
Vintage; 1980s
Condition:
Excellent
Materials:
hardcover
Size:
9.5" L x 6.3" W x 1.5" H
Color/Finish:
n/a

Why We Love This

The Purple Decades by Tom Wolfe. NY: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1982. First printing. A must-have sampling of the first nine books published by Wolfe, before he got into hefty novels. From The kandy-colored tangerine-flake streamline baby (1965) to From Bauhaus to Our House (1981). His influence on journalism and even the language has been immense, and he is often witty about what he perceives as the slow decline and fall of America. Hardcover.
As described by Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

About Christopher de Lotbinière's Rare Books

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.