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Henderson the Rain King. Saul BELLOW.
Henderson the Rain King
Henderson the Rain King

Henderson the Rain King

New York: Viking Press, 1959. First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition, First State, of the author's fourth (and perhaps most loved) book and one of Modern Library's 100 Best Novels. 8vo; [8], 341pp. Publisher's beige quarter-bound linen, spine lettered in orange, silver, and black, orange cloth-covered boards titled in black, top edge stained yellow; pictorial dust jacket illustrated by Bill Preston and priced $4.50, with three blurbs about "Saul Bellow as a novelist" on back panel. Fine (probably unread), about Fine jacket, minutely rubbed to head of the spine panel. Cronin & Hall 4. Fine / Fine-. Item #BB0509

"Henderson begins where Jay Gastby would have ended if he could have had all that the green light across the water symbiolized." (Guttman, in The Jewish Writer in America, 1971) N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

Price: $435.00

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