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Invisible Man by  Ralph Ellison - Signed First Edition - 1980 - from Arroyo Seco Books (SKU: 015672)

Invisible Man

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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

  • Used
  • fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Fine/No Dustjacket, as Issued
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About This Item

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1980. First Edition Thus . Red Leather, Gilt. Fine/No Dustjacket, as Issued. 9 1/2" Tall. Will Harmuth. 4 Pp. Red Lleate, Gilt, A Edges Gilt. One Of An Unstated Limited Edition Signed By Ellison On The Endpaper. Aeg. With A New (1979) Preface By Ellison, On The Writing Of This Book. As New Except For A 1/4" X 1/16" Faint Dent To The Gilt At The Center Rear Foredge Of The Page Block.

Synopsis

Even though Ralph Ellison's novel Invisible Man is sometimes featured on banned books lists, it remains a consistent staple on many high school reading curriculums. In the novel, Ellison laments the feeling of hopelessness and invisibility that many Black men experience in the United States, and it elegantly explores the themes of racism and bigotry in ways that are both unsettling and accessible.

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Details

Bookseller
Arroyo Seco Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
015672
Title
Invisible Man
Author
Ellison, Ralph
Illustrator
Will Harmuth
Format/binding
Red Leather, Gilt
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
No Dustjacket, as Issued
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Franklin Library
Place of Publication
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania
Date published
1980
Keywords
Afro-American Literature General
Bookseller catalogs
Rare And Unusual Books; Antiquarian Books and Leather-Bound Books;
Size
9 1/2" Tall

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Arroyo Seco Books

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About Arroyo Seco Books

Arroyo Seco Books lists over 20,000 used and unusual books in all fields, including physics, art, philosophy, social science, literature, science fiction, etc. We also have a large stock of prints, antiquarian and modern. Most items are listed in about 100 catalogs titled by subject matter on this site. We purchase large and interesting private libraries. All stock is on line. Member of IOBA. Shipping set at fixed rates but large items may require additional postage. International shipments sent only by insured USPS mail. Shipments to the UK require USPS Priority Express Mail in order to fully insure, since March 1, 2020. Sales within California may be subject to California sales tax; sales tax may be required for shipments to other states that require sales tax for inbound shipments. International shipments may be subject to fees and/or VAT which are responsibility of the buyer. Contact: Stephen Clauser, 626-372-3863.

Glossary

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First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
New
A new book is a book previously not circulated to a buyer. Although a new book is typically free of any faults or defects,...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
AEG
All Edges Gilt. Describes a book in which the top, fore edge and bottom of the outside of the pages are decorated with gold...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...[more]

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