Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Center, 1985. Herbert Tauss. Signed limited first edition. Leather bound. 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. Item #32151
John Hersey won the Pulitzer Prize for his war-based novel "A Bell for Adano." Signed by Hersey on the front flyleaf.