V.

Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1963.

Pynchon's debut novel.

(Item #5828) V. Thomas Pynchon.

V.

Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1963. First edition. A Fine copy in nearly Fine jacket. Book clean and fresh. Jacket with one small tape repair on the verso (with minor offsetting to the rear panel) otherwise very clean and bright and with an unfaded spine.

Pynchon's debut novel, V. "describes the exploits of a discharged US Navy sailor named Benny Profane, his reconnection in New York with a group of pseudo-bohemian artists and hangers-on known as the Whole Sick Crew, and the quest of an aging traveler named Herbert Stencil to identify and locate the mysterious entity he knows only as V" (Pynchon Wiki).
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. (Item #5828)

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