The Jungle by Upton SINCLAIR in a Near Fine illust. Heritage Press edit. 77911

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  • Sold Date: Oct 16, 2014
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The Jungle
by Upton Sinclair
In a deluxe hardcover edition in slipcase

DESCRIPTION :
The author's novel is centered around the abuse of immigrant workers in Chicago; it was first published in serial form in 1905. Offered in a deluxe illustrated Heritage Press reprint edition in slipcase. With a preface by the author and with illustrations by Fletcher Martin.

In red brick-decorated cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on grey spine block. Slipcase covered in grey paper. Sandglass flyer laid in (Norwalk, no. XIII-R: 45).

A clean, unmarked, firm copy but with a trace of fading to spine. Some sunning to structurally sound slipcase.
CONDITION :
Book: Near Fine • Slipcase: Very Good

CITY, PUBLISHER, YEAR :
Norwalk, Connecticut: The Heritage Press, 1965
SIZE and PAGINATION :
Small 4to (9 to 11 in. tall) • xi, 334 pages

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