Love in the Ruins: The Adventures of a Bad Catholic at a Time Near the End of the World
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Date Published: 1971
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 31457
SIGNED. 403pp. Octavo [21 cm] Black cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and the author's initials embossed on the front cover. Very good. The extremities are gently bumped and faded. The spine is mildly rolled, and is a bit concave. There is a small scuff mark on the bottom edge of the text block. The bottom fore edge of the text block has several small light splash stains. With a very good dust jacket. Mildly yellowed, creased and rubbed. The panels have numerous faint scratched indentations. Also very slightly soiled. There is a very small numerical notation on the verso of the front inside flap.
Percy's first novel, The Moviegoer, won The National Book Award for fiction in 1962. Signed by Percy on the title page.