Thomas Pynchon

J. B. Lippincott, New York | 1963

Hardcover. 492 pp. 8.5” x 6.25”. First Edition, second printing. Dust jacket shows some wear (see photos). Book plate on first blank page. Boards in very good condition. Pages are clean and binding is tight. Jacket has been wrapped in a plastic cover and book will shipped promptly, with care.

Christmas Eve, 1955, Benny Profane, wearing black levis, suede jacket, sneakers and big cowboy hat, happened to pass through Norfolk, Virginia. Given to sentimental impulses, he thought he'd look in on the Sailor's Grave, his old tin can's tavern on East Main Street.



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