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Lot 0052
Title: Band of Angels
Publisher: Random House
Publication Date: 1955
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Fair
Edition: 1st Edition

This is the stated First Printing, as published by Random House in 1955, of Robert Penn Warren's novel, Band of Angels (375 pages). This was the copy of the jazz virtuoso, Benny Carter, as indicated by his bookplate, attached to the front end page (see photo). The dust jacket has edge wear, including shallow tears and, at the top edge, spots of missing material. It's in good overall condition, with no significant stains, no notable loss of color to the art or lettering, and no deep tears. The price is not clipped. The cover (app. 5.75" x 8.375") is in very good condition. The textured off-white cloth background has no stains of note. The lettering and decoration, gold and black, is slightly faded but clearly legible. The spine is straight and securely connected. The outside corners have shallow bumps. There are no tears. The inside is also very good, the only flaws being a few light foxed spots to the page edges. The page faces are clean throughout the book, with all text unfaded. Other than Benny Carter's bookplate, there are no stamps or attachments.There is no writing. There are no tears and few creases. The binding is tight, with no loose or missing pages. The accompanying photos are of this copy. Bookseller Inventory # 1251

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    Band of Angels Robert Penn Warren

    Estimate $15 - $30Jan 11, 2018