Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1987. Signed limited first edition. Leather bound. SIGNED. 436pp. Octavo [24 cm] Full green leather with raised bands, a gilt stamped title on the spine, and elaborate gilt stamped patterns on the spine and covers. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Very good. The gilt stamped edges are a little scratched. A presentation card in an envelope from the publisher is being held to the verso of the front free endsheet by a piece of tape. Item #31871
Joyce Carol Oates has been awarded the National Book Award and the PEN/Malamud Award for Excellence in Short Fiction.