INVISIBLE MAN, by Ralph Ellison - 1980 [Signed Ltd Ed]


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Gently used, leatherbound with bright gilt for fine library binding. Minimal commensurate aging and wear. BUY WITH CONFIDENCE! Please see description for more details. AS IS.

Invisible Man

by Ralph Ellison

illustrated by Will Harmuth

A handsome edition of Ellison's revealing novel about an African-American man who is invisible because of his skin color. Inspiring and entertainingly narrated, this story of struggle against inequity and racism in a segregating society gives food for thought. Elegantly bound and beautifully illustrated by Will Harmuth, this volume is a wonderful adding to any collector's library. 454 pages. 6.5 x 9.5 inches.

Signed Limited Edition. Message to readers from the author at beginning of volume. Illustrated in black & white by Will Harmuth. Handsome binding with colorful pastedowns.

Published by: The Franklin Library, Pennsylvania, 1980.

Hardback is overall in NEAR FINE condition.

  • Volume is in near fine condition with minimal aging and wear.
  • Leatherbound.
  • Red covers display handsome bright gilt decorations. 
  • Boards are clean and well-preserved with bright gilt filigree.
  • Corners are sharp and edges are firm.
  • Spine has text and filigree in bright gilt and has raised bands.
  • Spine ends are firm.
  • Binding is tight and strong and feels unread.
  • Red silk voile endpapers feature bright decoration which is minimally faded along edges.
  • Signature of author on ffep, protected with loose tissue guard. (See photos)
  • Includes red publisher's ribbon bookmark.
  • Interior is clean and minimally toned, free of any obvious or intentional marks.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Text block edges have bright gilt and show minimal scuffing.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20170927

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Binding: Leather
Original/Facsimile: Original
Special Attributes: Illustrated
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Subject: Literature & Fiction
Topic: Classics
Place of Publication: Pennsylvania
Publisher: The Franklin Library
Year Printed: 1980
Author: Ralph Ellison
Illustrator: Will Harmuth
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