Hersey, John , Herbert Tauss(illus.)
Place Published: Franklin Center, PA
Publisher: The Franklin Center
Date Published: 1985
Edition: Signed limited first edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 32151
SIGNED. 697pp. Large octavo [24 cm] Blue hand-cut full leather boards with a distinct cover design in ornate 22-karat gold gild. The spine is hubbed with raised horizontal ridges formed in the leather. All edges gilt. There are marbled endpapers with a sewn in matching satin bookmark. Near fine. There is a short indentation in the leather of the rear board. The gilt stamped edges are just a little bit scratched.
John Hersey won the Pulitzer Prize for his war-based novel "A Bell for Adano." Signed by Hersey on the front flyleaf.