John Dos Passos' The U.S.A. Trilogy
U.S.A.: The 42nd Parallel, Nineteen Nineteen, The Big Money.
Dos Passos, John.
Item Number: 4144
London: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1946.
First edition thus of the author’s U.S.A. Trilogy. Octavo, original cloth, three volumes. The 42nd Parrallel is fine in a near fine dust jacket with light shelfwear. Nineteen Nineteen and The Big Money are both fine in fine dust jackets. Illustrated by Reginald Marsh. A superior set in the original dust jackets.
For Norman Mailer, Dos Passos' "trilogy on America came as close to the Great American novel as anyone," and Malcolm Cowley hailed this remarkable epic as "the most important and the best of the many American novels written in the naturalistic tradition a powerful and personal vision" (New York Times).