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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man - Signed, Limited
$259.00
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1989
Usually ships in 1-2 business days, Signed first edition, 1978, linen pastedowns, leather bound, new, in new condition. Satin ribbon marker, gilt edges. A beautiful volume.
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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man - Signed, Limited
$350.00
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1989
Usually ships in 1-2 business days, As new. Appears to have never been opened except when Ellison signed it. Red leather, 22K gold embossing. ( This book ships in a box with lots of padding. Free tracking and delivery confirmation included ).
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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man, Signed Limited 1st Edition
$198.94
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Collectible - Very Good, Usually ships in 1-2 business days, Deluxe Signed limited Edition. SIGNED by Ellison on the third free endpaper. Tissue guard is still present protecting the signature page. Full Decorative Leather Binding. In Fine, Like New Condition with Un-Cracked (Unread) Binding. No Ownership Markings. ? Bound in Fine Genuine Red Leather, ? 22kt gold-stamped spine accents ? Distinctive raised spine hubs, ? Intricate gilt stamped cover designs, ?Specially milled acid-neutral...
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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man, Signed Limited 1st Edition
$289.94
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Used - Like New, Usually ships in 1-2 business days, SIGNED! Full Leather. Gilt on All sides. Book in Like New and in Perfect condition. Clean and Tight. We ship daily.
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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man, Signed Limited 1st Edition
$289.95
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Used - Like New, Usually ships in 1-2 business days, Appears unread. Covers in fine condition, gilt appears untouched. Signature bright and crisp.
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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man, Signed Limited 1st Edition
$324.95
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Used - Very Good, Usually ships in 1-2 business days, Franklin Library Limited Edition Signed by Ralph Ellison, 1980. Leather Bound in Excellent condition. Includes small 22 page pamphlet entitled "Notes From the Editors" which was originally included with the book. Nice clean copy. Family owned since 1989. Selling online since 1995. Exceptional shopping experience, 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed!
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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man, Signed Limited 1st Edition
$625.00
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Collectible - Like New, Usually ships in 1-2 business days, HAND-SIGNED in dark blue ink by author JOHN CHEEVER on third free endpaper (bound in, not tipped in); tissue guard laid in. 1980 Franklin Library Signed Limited Edition leatherbound collector's edition. Includes a special message by the author, plus original booklet Notes from the Editor included. Condition: fine; as new; unread. Rich cranberry red hand-cut full leather boards with ornate gilt design. Hubbed spine. red silk moire...
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Ellison, Ralph; illus. by Will HarmuthInvisible Man
$175.00
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Library. 1980. Hardcover. SIGNED by the author. Full leather with gilt stamping, all edges gilt, silk endpapers. As New, with Notes from the Editors. . Signed.
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ELLISON, Ralph. (SIGNED) Illustrated by Will HarmuthINVISIBLE MAN. Limited Edition
$188.94
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Library, 1980-01-01. Hardcover. LikeNew. First edition. Signed.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man, Signed Limited 1st Edition
$198.94
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Library, 1980-01-01. Leather Bound. VeryGood. First edition. Signed.
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Ellison, Ralph. Illustrated by Will HarmuthINVISIBLE MAN. Limited Edition
$225.00
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Library. Near Fine. 1980. Hardcover. Bound in full red leather , gilt lettering and decoration, all edges gilt, sewn in marking ribbon. SIGNED by Ellison. ; Signed by Author . Signed.
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ELLISON, RalphInvisible Man
$250.00
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library. 1980. Reprint. Full leather gilt. Slight waviness to the pages else near fine. One of an unspecified number of copies Signed and with a special message by the author. . Signed.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$250.00
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1980. pp. 454, red/gilt embossed leather, AEG, 4 raised bands, silk endpapers, satin ribbon, SIGNED by Ellison on the front free endpaper. Signed. Franklin. Full Leather. Very Good/No Dj. Illus. by Will Harmuth. 8vo. Signed.
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Ellison, Ralph; Harmuth, Illustrated by WillInvisible Man. Signed copy
$250.00
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Library. RED LEATHER WITH GILT ... Ellison, Ralph. Invisible Man. Signed copy. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1980. 454pp. Illustrated. 8vo. Book condition: Near fine with faint silver smudge at top of front cover. . Fine. 1980. Signed.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$318.00
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Library, 1980. Book. Fine. Full-Leather. Signed by Author(s). Limited. In red leather.. Signed.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$360.00
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1980. First Edition Thus . Red Leather, Gilt. Fine/No Dustjacket, as Issued. 9 1/2" Tall. Will Harmuth. One of an unstated limited edition signed by Ellison on the endpaper. AEG. With a new (1979) preface by Ellison, on the writing of this book. As new except for a 1/4" x 1/16" faint dent to the gilt on the foredge of the page block. First edition. Signed.
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Ellison, Ralph; Harmuth, WillInvisible Man
$400.00
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
The Franklin Library. Hardcover. Signed by the author. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. Limited edition, privately printed and individually signed by the author. Red leather boards with gilt leaf design on boards and spine; four raised cords on spine. Text block is gilt. Free endpapers are moire fabric with a matching silk ribbon page marker. . Very Good. 1980. Signed.
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ELLISON RALPHINVISIBLE MAN
$450.00
Publisher: FRANKLIN LIBRARY, 1980
FRANKLIN CENTER PA: FRANKLIN LIBRARY, 1980. FRANKLIN LIMITED EDITION . RED LEATHER HARD COVER. Fine. 8vo - over 7 3/4 " - 9 3/4 " tall. FRANKLIN MINT LIMITED EDITION LEATHERBOUND, COLLECTOR'S EDITION, FULL LEATHER BOARDS, WITH GILT DESIGN, RAISED BANDS, SILK MOIRE END PAPERS, WITH RIBBON, GILT EDGES, UNREAD COPIES, Signed.
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$475.00
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1980. First Franklin Library edition. Issued signed by Ellison. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. "Special Message" by Ellison for this edition. Gilt-stamped leather-covered boards, all edges gilt, satin pagemarker, tissue insert for signed leaf. Faint mottle to topedge gilt (not immediately apparent); otherwise, an unread copy in Fine condition.. Signed by Author. Hardcovers. Illus. by Will Harmuth. 8vo - over 7 3/4 " - 9 3/4 " tall.The images are of the...
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Ellison, RalphInvisible man / Ralph Ellison ; illustrated by Will Harmuth
$506.25
Publisher: Franklin Center, Pa. : Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Center, Pa. : Franklin Library, 1980. Limited Edition. Limited Franklin Library edition - SIGNED by the author. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked leather. Slightest suggestion of dust dulling to the panel edges. The classic Franklin library design. Gilt decorative tooling to spine and panels. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Silk-textured endpapers. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Description: 456 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. Subjects:...
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ELLISON, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$562.50
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1980. Hardcover. Fine. Bound in full red decorated leather. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. Limited Edition reissue of this National Book Award-winning first book, a landmark novel. This is the First Limited Edition and includes a previously unpublished introduction by Ellison and is SIGNED by him. Signed.
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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man
$725.00
Publisher: Random House, 1953
New York NY: Random House, 1953. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. 1953 Random house First Edition stated SECOND Printing of Ellison's classic and only novel. Laid in is a *SIGNED* one page typescript of a paragraph in the book. ( Comes with a COA) In Ellison's distinctive blue ink! and as such a rare signature! A great collectible in VG+/VG condition. The HB is very clean and tight with a dark gray topstain. The DJ is later state with the price of $ $ 5.95 and...
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ELLISON, RALPHInvisible Man
$750.00
Publisher: Modern Library, 1963
New York: Modern Library, 1963. First Modern Library Edition of the Author’s First Book. Signed presentation copy, inscribed by the author: “For Joe & Shirly, With pleasure, Sincerely, Ralph Ellison.” With recipient’s ownership signature on title page and occasional pen and pencil markings in text. Fine in a bright lightly used dust jacket with a few small tears and nicks. Attractive copy. Winner of the National Book Award and a high spot of modern American literature. Signed.
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ELLISON, RALPHInvisible Man
$750.00
Publisher: Random House, 1952
New York: Random House, 1952. Later printing. Inscribed and signed by the author, Ralph Ellison, to the young daughter of Harold Hayes, Esquire magazine’s editor in chief. Inscribed: “For Carrie Hayes with delight. Sincerely, Ralph Ellison.” Very good plus copy in in very good dust jacket with several very minor chips and tears, with a crease on front flap and some light discoloration of flaps. Harold Hayes was editor in chief of Esquire magazine from 1961 to 1973 having been...
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$750.00
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1980. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Bound in premium full leather. Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. A Limited Edition printed for subscribers only. Pristine. ; Signed Limited First Edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author . First edition. Signed.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$750.00
Publisher: Random House, 1952. 8th printing, 1952
Random House, 1952. 8th printing, 1952. 8th printing. Fine in near fine dust jacket with $3.95 price, short scratch and some nearly imperceptible blind impressions from writing implement to front panel, light rubbing with minor color loss to spine tips and corners and a very short closed tear to upper rear spine fold, in mylar cover. Inscribed by the author Signed.
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$750.00
Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE., 1964
NY: RANDOM HOUSE.. Fine. 1964. Reprint. Hardcover. A reprint edition published to coincide with the publication of "Shadow & Act." INSCRIBED by Ralph Ellison to Carrie Hayes, the daughter of editor in chief of Esquire magazine Harold Hayes, on the title page. "For Carrie Hayes, with delight. Sincerely, Ralph Ellison. Fine in black cloth in a Nf. dj. (A few short edge tears & hints of light shelf wear to dj. which is identical to the E. McKnight Kauffer illustrated first edition design);...
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man: Prologue To A Novel
$850.00
Publisher: Partisan Review, 1952
Brooklyn: Partisan Review, 1952. SIGNED TWICE BY RALPH ELLISON AT THE BEGINNING AND THE END OF THE PROLOGUE. This is the earliest appearance of Ellison's "Invisible Man" as his contributor notes mentions that his first novel "Invisible Man" will be published in the spring. Also included in the issue is one of Dylan Thomas's most famous poems "Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night" Auden on music and opera, an art chronicle by Clement Greenberg in which he writes about early shows of Barnett...
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$1,450.00
Publisher: New York: Random House, (1952.)
New York: Random House, (1952.) . Second printing. . Very good in a good dust jacket. Book has the usual light toning to the pages, a bit of fraying and wear at the bottom of the spine and the corners, name and 1952 date on front pastedown underneath dust jacket flap; dust jacket is price-clipped, chipped at spine ends with overall edgewear and rubbing to the folds. . A very early printing (same year as the first) of this classic of 20th century literature, Ellison's powerful first novel,...
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
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Publisher: Random House, 1952
New York: Random House, 1952. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY RALPH ELLISON TO ARTHUR COHEN AND ELAINE LUSTIG COHEN. THE INSCRIPTION READS " FOR ARTHUR AND ELAINE WHO UNDERSTAND HOW THE MAN OF FLESH AND BLOOD SOMETIMES MAKES IT IMPOSSIBLE FOR THE MAN OF THE SPIRIT. SINCERELY RALPH ELLISON. This was Ellison stunning debut novel and the winner of the 1952 National Book Award, The spine panel has been rubbed of the title, and there is a small former owner's signature on the top of the front endsheet....
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$4,500.00
Publisher: Random House, 1952
New York: Random House, 1952. First printing. Hardcover. 439 pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Two-toned cloth. Very good/Very good. Extremities rubbed (more so at corners). Minor rubbing to corners of jacket. Signed. Author's signature on a card laid in. Classic American novel, influenced by the Harlem Renaissance. Ellison was introduced to Richard Wright during his first trip to New York. Wright encouraged Ellison to abandon his dreams of a musical career (at the time he was studying music at the...
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$8,500.00
Publisher: New York: Random House, [1952]
New York: Random House, [1952].. Cloth. White spine stamping modestly flaked, as often, otherwise a very good copy in frayed shelfworn dust jacket that has been laminated by the former owner. First edition of the author's first novel, winner of the National Book Award for its year, and a key work of 20th century U.S. literature. Inscribed and signed by the author in the year of publication: "For Al and Jean Wolfe, Sincerely, Ralph Ellison. April 1952." The recipient, the brother of novelist...
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN.
$1,450.00
Publisher: New York: Random House, (.), 1952
Publisher: New York: Random House, (1952.) Second printing. A very early printing (same year as the first) of this classic of 20th century literature, Ellison's powerful first novel, winner of the National Book Award, powerful both in its language and in its theme. This copy is INSCRIBED by Ellison on the title page. Striking black and tan dust jacket design by E. McKnight Kauffer, photograph of Ellison on the back cover. 439 pp. Very good in a good dust jacket. Book has the usual light...
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ELLISON, RalphInvisible Man
$250.00
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library. 1980. Reprint. Full leather gilt. Slight waviness to the pages else near fine. One of an unspecified number of copies Signed and with a special message by the author. . Signed.
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Ellison, Ralph; Harmuth, Illustrated by WillInvisible Man. Signed copy
$250.00
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Library. RED LEATHER WITH GILT ... Ellison, Ralph. Invisible Man. Signed copy. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1980. 454pp. Illustrated. 8vo. Book condition: Near fine with faint silver smudge at top of front cover. . Fine. 1980. Signed.
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ELLISON, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$450.00
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1980. Hardcover. Fine. Bound in full red decorated leather. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. Limited Edition reissue of this National Book Award-winning first book, a landmark novel. This is the First Limited Edition and includes a previously unpublished introduction by Ellison and is SIGNED by him. Signed.
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$475.00
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1980. First Franklin Library edition. Issued signed by Ellison. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. "Special Message" by Ellison for this edition. Gilt-stamped leather-covered boards, all edges gilt, satin pagemarker, tissue insert for signed leaf. Faint mottle to topedge gilt (not immediately apparent); otherwise, an unread copy in Fine condition.. Signed by Author. Hardcovers. Illus. by Will Harmuth. 8vo - over 7 3/4 " - 9 3/4 " tall.The images are of the...
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ELLISON, RALPHInvisible Man
$750.00
Publisher: Modern Library, 1963
New York: Modern Library, 1963. First Modern Library Edition of the Author’s First Book. Signed presentation copy, inscribed by the author: “For Joe & Shirly, With pleasure, Sincerely, Ralph Ellison.” With recipient’s ownership signature on title page and occasional pen and pencil markings in text. Fine in a bright lightly used dust jacket with a few small tears and nicks. Attractive copy. Winner of the National Book Award and a high spot of modern American literature. Signed.
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ELLISON, RALPHInvisible Man
$750.00
Publisher: Random House, 1952
New York: Random House, 1952. Later printing. Inscribed and signed by the author, Ralph Ellison, to the young daughter of Harold Hayes, Esquire magazine’s editor in chief. Inscribed: “For Carrie Hayes with delight. Sincerely, Ralph Ellison.” Very good plus copy in in very good dust jacket with several very minor chips and tears, with a crease on front flap and some light discoloration of flaps. Harold Hayes was editor in chief of Esquire magazine from 1961 to 1973 having been...
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$750.00
Publisher: Random House, 1952. 8th printing, 1952
Random House, 1952. 8th printing, 1952. 8th printing. Fine in near fine dust jacket with $3.95 price, short scratch and some nearly imperceptible blind impressions from writing implement to front panel, light rubbing with minor color loss to spine tips and corners and a very short closed tear to upper rear spine fold, in mylar cover. Inscribed by the author Signed.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$4,500.00
Publisher: Random House, 1952
New York: Random House, 1952. First printing. Hardcover. 439 pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Two-toned cloth. Very good/Very good. Extremities rubbed (more so at corners). Minor rubbing to corners of jacket. Signed. Author's signature on a card laid in. Classic American novel, influenced by the Harlem Renaissance. Ellison was introduced to Richard Wright during his first trip to New York. Wright encouraged Ellison to abandon his dreams of a musical career (at the time he was studying music at the...
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$8,500.00
Publisher: New York: Random House, [1952]
New York: Random House, [1952].. Cloth. White spine stamping modestly flaked, as often, otherwise a very good copy in frayed shelfworn dust jacket that has been laminated by the former owner. First edition of the author's first novel, winner of the National Book Award for its year, and a key work of 20th century U.S. literature. Inscribed and signed by the author in the year of publication: "For Al and Jean Wolfe, Sincerely, Ralph Ellison. April 1952." The recipient, the brother of novelist...
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Ellison, Ralph; Illus. By Will HarmuthInvisible Man
$185.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Hardcover. Used - Fine/Like New. SIGNED by the author. Full leather with gilt stamping, all edges gilt, silk endpapers. As New, with Notes from the Editors.
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Ellison, Ralph. Illustrated By Will HarmuthInvisible Man. Limited Edition
$225.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Hardcover. Used - Very Good Near Fine. Bound in full red leather, gilt lettering and decoration, all edges gilt, sewn in marking ribbon. SIGNED by Ellison.; Signed by Author.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible man
$240.50
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pa., 1980
A limited ed.. Full leather. Used - Very Good Very Good full leather hard cover Previous owner s inscription on fly Signed by author on third free page . 454 p. : ill.; 25 cm. Limited edition, individually signed by author. Very Good full leather bound hard cover. No dj, as issued. Previous owner's inscription of fly. Individually signed by author on third free page. Full leather binding, gilt edges and stamping, hubbed spine, silk endpapers, sewn-in ribbon bookmark. 454 pages....
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$245.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Limited. Hard Cover. Used - Fine/Like New. Signed by Author Fine in red leather, signed by author. Limited
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$250.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
Limited Edition. Full leather. Used - Fine/Like New Fine Signed by author . Fine Limited Edition from The Franklin Library. SIGNED by the author. Full leather binding with gilt detailing and a satin ribbon marker. Limited edition includes a special message written by Ellison. Comes with a little pamphlet with notes from the editors of the Franklin Library. Limited Edition
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$253.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, 1980
Franklin. Full Leather. Used - Very Good Very Good No Dj. 8vo. Signed pp. 454, red/gilt embossed leather, AEG, 4 raised bands, silk endpapers, satin ribbon, SIGNED by Ellison on the front free endpaper. Franklin
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$318.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Limited. Full-Leather. Used - Fine/Like New Fine No Jacket as Issued. Book. Signed by Author(s) In red leather. Limited
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Ellison, Ralph; Harmuth, WillInvisible Man
$403.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
Hardcover. Used - Very Good. Signed by the author. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. Limited edition, privately printed and individually signed by the author. Red leather boards with gilt leaf design on boards and spine; four raised cords on spine. Text block is gilt. Free endpapers are moire fabric with a matching silk ribbon page marker.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$425.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pa., 1980
First edition. A limited ed.. Full leather. Used - Fine/Like New Fine No dust jacket as issued Signed by author . 456 p. : ill.; 25 cm. 100 greatest masterpieces of American literature. The 100 greatest masterpieces of American literature. Includes Illustrations. The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1980. Hardcover Full Leather. Book Condition: Fine+, No DJ as issued. Collector's Edition with a special note to readers from the author concerning the title of the book....
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$475.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, 1980
Hardcovers. Used - Fine/Like New Fine in Not Issued jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author First Franklin Library edition. Issued signed by Ellison. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. "Special Message" by Ellison for this edition. Gilt-stamped leather-covered boards, all edges gilt, satin pagemarker, tissue insert for signed leaf. Faint mottle to topedge gilt (not immediately apparent); otherwise, an unread copy in Fine condition. Image of actual book; not a stock photo.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
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Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA, 1980
Hardcover. Used - Fine/Like New. Bound in full red decorated leather. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. Limited Edition reissue of this National Book Award-winning first book, a landmark novel. This is the First Limited Edition and includes a previously unpublished introduction by Ellison and is SIGNED by him.
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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man
$725.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Random House, New York NY, 1953
1st Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good Very Good in Very Good jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s) 1953 Random house First Edition stated SECOND Printing of Ellison's classic and only novel. Laid in is a **SIGNED** one page typescript of a paragraph in the book. ( Comes with a COA) In Ellison's distinctive blue ink! and as such a rare signature! A great collectible in VG+/VG condition. The HB is very clean and tight with a dark gray topstain. The DJ is later state with the price of $ $ 5.95...
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
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Publisher: Random House, New York, 1952
Used - Very Good. Later printing. Inscribed and signed by the author, Ralph Ellison, to the young daughter of Harold Hayes, Esquire magazine's editor in chief. Inscribed: "For Carrie Hayes with delight. Sincerely, Ralph Ellison." Very good plus copy in in very good dust jacket with several very minor chips and tears, with a crease on front flap and some light discoloration of flaps. Harold Hayes was editor in chief of Esquire magazine from 1961 to 1973 having been handpicked by the...
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$750.00
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Publisher: Modern Library, New York, 1963
Used - Good. First Modern Library Edition of the Author's First Book. Signed presentation copy, inscribed by the author: "For Joe & Shirly, With pleasure, Sincerely, Ralph Ellison." With recipient's ownership signature on title page and occasional pen and pencil markings in text. Fine in a bright lightly used dust jacket with a few small tears and nicks. Attractive copy. Winner of the National Book Award and a high spot of modern American literature.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$750.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Random House, 1952
Hardcover. Used - Fine/Like New. 8th printing. Fine in near fine dust jacket with $3.95 price, short scratch and some nearly imperceptible blind impressions from writing implement to front panel, light rubbing with minor color loss to spine tips and corners and a very short closed tear to upper rear spine fold, in mylar cover. Inscribed by the author.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$750.00
Hardcover
Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE., NY, 1964
Reprint. Hardcover. Used - Fine/Like New. A reprint edition published to coincide with the publication of "Shadow & Act." INSCRIBED by Ralph Ellison to Carrie Hayes, the daughter of editor in chief of Esquire magazine Harold Hayes, on the title page. "For Carrie Hayes, with delight. Sincerely, Ralph Ellison. Fine in black cloth in a Nf. dj. (A few short edge tears & hints of light shelf wear to dj. which is identical to the E. McKnight Kauffer illustrated first edition design); Signed by...
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$750.00
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Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1980
First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Used - Fine/Like New. Fine, Bound in premium full leather. Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. A Limited Edition printed for subscribers only. Pristine.; Signed Limited First Edition.; 8vo 8"-9" tall; Signed by Author. First Edition; First Printing
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Ellison, RalphInvisible man.
$945.00
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Publisher: Random House, New York, 1952
First edition. 1st printing. Hard cover. Used - Very Good Very good in new dust jacket Signed by author . 439 p. 22 cm. Random House, New York, 1952. First Edition First Printing stated. Hardcover Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good+; boards lightly soiled, cloth slightly sepearted at mid-spine, else near fine, straight, clean & tight. Dust Jacket; new facsimile reprint of the original DJ. 8vo-over 7.75"-9.75" tall. A wonderful copy of Ralph Ellison's classic work, signed and dated by the...
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Ellison, RalphInvisible man.
$1,299.00
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Publisher: Random House, New York, 1952
First edition. . Hard cover. Used - Very Good Very good in fine dust jacket Signed by author . 439 p. 22 cm. Random House, 1952. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: A new facsimile DJ. 1st Edition, first printing stated. A near fine first edition in a new facsimile dust jacket. Signed by Ellison on a laid-in card, not attached. A very important book. Signed by Author. First edition.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$4,400.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Random House, 1952
First edition. . Hard cover. Used - Fine/Like New Fine in very good dust jacket Signed by author . A near fine first edition (First Printing stated on the copyright page, light tape offset on front free endpaper)in a very good dust jacket (with original price of $3.50 still on front flap) and with very rare wrap-around band. Signed by Ellison on a laid-in bookplate, not attached. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase. First edition.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$4,500.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Modern Library, New York, 1952
Used - Very Good. Modern Library edition. Slight wear to the boards, near fine in an about very good dustwrapper with some small chips and repaired along the front flap fold with archival tape. Inscribed by the author to his second wife: "For Fanny Mae, this first one, Ralph." Fanny Mae typed and helped edit the manuscript of Invisible Man. Along with Native Son, one of the two mid-century African-American novels that have entered the Western Canon as acknowledged classics. Winner of the...
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$4,500.00
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Publisher: Random House, New York, 1952
First printing. Hardcover. Used - Very Good. 439 pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Two-toned cloth. Very good/Very good. Extremities rubbed (more so at corners). Minor rubbing to corners of jacket. Signed. Author's signature on a card laid in. Classic American novel, influenced by the Harlem Renaissance. Ellison was introduced to Richard Wright during his first trip to New York. Wright encouraged Ellison to abandon his dreams of a musical career (at the time he was studying music at the Tuskegee...
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Ellison, Ralph; illus. by Will HarmuthInvisible Man
$175.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Used. SIGNED by the author. Full leather with gilt stamping, all edges gilt, silk endpapers. As New, with Notes from the Editors.
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Ellison, Ralph. Illustrated by Will Harmuth.INVISIBLE MAN. Limited Edition.
$225.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Used - Near Fine. Bound in full red leather , gilt lettering and decoration, all edges gilt, sewn in marking ribbon. SIGNED by Ellison. ; Signed by Author (LITERATURE SIGNED)
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ELLISON, RalphInvisible Man
$250.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1980
Used. Reprint. Full leather gilt. Slight waviness to the pages else near fine. One of an unspecified number of copies Signed and with a special message by the author.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$250.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
Used - Fine. Fine Limited Edition from The Franklin Library. SIGNED by the author. Full leather binding with gilt detailing and a satin ribbon marker. Limited edition includes a special message written by Ellison. Comes with a little pamphlet with notes from the editors of the Franklin Library.
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ELLISON, Ralph. (SIGNED) Illustrated by Will Harmuth.INVISIBLE MAN. Limited Edition.
$250.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library
Used - Fine. B003OS94QQ FINE. SIGNED.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$250.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, 1980
Used - Very Good. pp. 454, red/gilt embossed leather, AEG, 4 raised bands, silk endpapers, satin ribbon, SIGNED by Ellison on the front free endpaper 8vo (INVISIBLE MAN, HARLAN ELLISON)
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Ralph Ellison, (Illustrator) Will HarmuthInvisible Man
$250.00
Hardcover, ISBN 1499896751
Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1980
Used - Near Fine. 8vo. LIMITED SIGNED EDITION, SIGNED by Ellison. A.e.g. NF. (FULL RED LEATHER WITH DECORATIVE GILT STAMPING)
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Ellison, Ralph; Harmuth, Illustrated by WillInvisible Man. Signed copy
$250.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Used - Fine. Ellison, Ralph. Invisible Man. Signed copy. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1980. 454pp. Illustrated. 8vo. Book condition: Near fine with faint silver smudge at top of front cover.
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Ellison, Ralph.INVISIBLE MAN.
$258.75
Hardcover
Publisher: The Franklin Library: Franklin Center, PA, 1980
Used. Illustr by Will Harmuth, 10.5 x 6.5, gilt decorated red leather; aeg, spine badly sunned, covers lightly worn else a nice, fresh, clean copy. "LIMITED EDITION" SIGNED BY AUTHOR. With "Special Message to Subscribers" by author.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$267.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library (1980), 1980
Used. Fine hardcover in gilt-decorative full genuine red leather with gilt spinal lettering, all edges gilt, silk endpapers and silk tipped-in bookmark (rubbing to gilt of top outer page edge block). A Limited Edition. Signed by Ralph Ellison. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. 454pp. (LITERATURE)
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$318.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Used - Fine. In red leather.
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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man, Signed Limited 1st Edition
$324.95
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Used - Very Good. Signed. Franklin Library Limited Edition Signed by Ralph Ellison, 1980. Leather Bound in Excellent condition. Includes small 22 page pamphlet entitled "Notes From the Editors" which was originally included with the book. Nice clean copy. Family owned since 1989. Selling online since 1995. Exceptional shopping experience, 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! (LITERATURE & FICTION)
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$450.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1980
Used - Fine. One of an unstated limited edition signed by Ellison on the endpaper. AEG. With a new (1979) preface by Ellison, on the writing of this book. As new except for a 1/4" x 1/16" faint dent to the gilt on the foredge of the page block. (AFRO-AMERICAN LITERATURE)
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man: 50th Anniversary Edition
$450.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0394525493
Publisher: Random House, New York, 2002
Used - Fine. 50th Anniversary Edition (2002) and commemorates the 75th Anniverary of Random House. This is 2nd printing of the first thus edition reprint of the 1952 original. Jacket art is the same as first and rear panel has b/w photo of author. $23.95 price on DJ flap. SIGNED and inscribed by Ellison on bookplate attached to dedication page: "To Don C. Sincerely, Ralph Ellison" (bookplate acquired in late 1980's). National Book Award winner. (AFRO AMERICANS FICTION AMERICAN FICTIONAL WORKS AUTHOR LITERARY)
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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man [Signed Leather Limited Edition]
$470.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1980
Used - Near Fine. An American classic in full red leather SIGNED by the first African-American author to win the National Book Award (1953), Ralph Ellison. Author's first book. A socially-significant work by an author with a large intellect and important viewpoint. A handsome dark red leather volume with gold-gilt cover designs and page edges with bound-in silk bookmark. In fine condition but for light rubbing on the bottom cover edges. The 50th Anniversary of the publication of INVISIBLE... (1980, 1980 COLLECTOR'S EDITION THE FRANKLIN LIBRARY SIGNED LEATHER)
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$475.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, 1980
Used - Fine. First Franklin Library edition. Issued signed by Ellison. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. "Special Message" by Ellison for this edition. Gilt-stamped leather-covered boards, all edges gilt, satin pagemarker, tissue insert for signed leaf. Faint mottle to topedge gilt (not immediately apparent); otherwise, an unread copy in Fine condition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall (SIGNED LIMITED EDITION)
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Ellison, RalphInvisible man / Ralph Ellison ; illustrated by Will Harmuth
$478.75
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Center, Pa. : Franklin Library, 1980
Used. Description: 456 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. Subjects: Society and culture -- Identity -- African Americans -- Fiction. Series: 100 greatest masterpieces of American literature. Limited Franklin Library edition - SIGNED by the author. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked leather. Slightest suggestion of dust dulling to the panel edges. The classic Franklin library design. Gilt decorative tooling to spine and panels. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Silk-textured endpapers. Remains...
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$500.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0394525493
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980, 1980
Used - Fine. 8vo, red leather, raised bands, with booklet, fine.SIGNED.(S)
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Ellison, RalphInvisible man / Ralph Ellison ; illustrated by Will Harmuth
$517.96
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Center, Pa. : Franklin Library, 1980
Used. Description: 456 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. Subjects: Society and culture -- Identity -- African Americans -- Fiction. Series: 100 greatest masterpieces of American literature. Limited Franklin Library edition - SIGNED by the author. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked leather. Slightest suggestion of dust dulling to the panel edges. The classic Franklin library design. Gilt decorative tooling to spine and panels. Raised bands. All edges gilt. Silk-textured endpapers. Remains...
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man: 30th Anniversary Edition
$550.00
Hardcover, ISBN 0394525493
Publisher: Random House Inc, New York, 1982
Used - Near Fine. 1st Edition Thus.of Special 30th Anniversary Edition (1982). Edition has an introduction by Ellison. B&W photo of author on rear. $15.95 price present on DJ flap. Previous owner's embossed stamp on ffep. SIGNED and inscribed by Ellison on a title page from 1953 Signet/NAL paperback edition of Invisible Man that has been attached to free fly page: "To Dan M.Sincerely, Ralph Ellison". Signet title page is stained on most of upper portion with small chip on edge (click photo... (RALPH ELLISON INVISIBLE MAN)
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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man [Signed Leather Limited Edition]
$550.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1980
Used - Fine. An American classic in full red leather SIGNED by the first African-American author to win the National Book Award (1953), Ralph Ellison. Author's first book. A socially-significant work by an author with a large intellect and important viewpoint. A handsome dark red leather volume with gold-gilt cover designs and page edges with bound-in silk bookmark. In fine condition. Very light rippling on the top edge in the gilt that is original to the publisher, barely noticeable.... (1980, 1980 LIMITED THE FRANKLIN LIBRARY SIGNED LEATHER)
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ELLISON, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$562.50
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA, 1980
Used - Fine. Bound in full red decorated leather. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. Limited Edition reissue of this National Book Award-winning first book, a landmark novel. This is the First Limited Edition and includes a previously unpublished introduction by Ellison and is SIGNED by him. (SIGNED; NATIONAL BOOK AWARD; FINE BINDINGS; MODERN FIRSTS; LIMITED)
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Ellison, RalphThe Invisible Man
$600.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1980
Used. Finely bound in full leather complete with tissue-guard. Very Fine in publisher's original shipping box. Notes From the Editors Booklet included. (AUTHOR SIGNED FRANKLIN LIBRARY COLLECTOR'S EDITION FINE BINDING FICTION LITERATURE)
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Ellison, Ralph; Illustrations by Will HarmuthTHE INVISIBLE MAN (Franklin leatherbound, plus Notes from the Editor)
$625.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, 1980
Used - Fine. SIGNED in dark blue ink by author RALPH ELLISON on third free endpaper (bound in, not tipped in); tissue guard laid in. 1980 Franklin Library Signed Limited Edition leatherbound collector's edition. Includes a special message by the author, plus original booklet Notes from the Editor included. Condition: fine; as new; unread. Rich cranberry red hand-cut full leather boards with ornate gilt design. Hubbed spine. red silk moire endpapers; matching bound-in ribbon. Textblock clean,...
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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man
$725.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Random House, New York NY, 1953
Used - Very Good. 1953 Random house First Edition stated SECOND Printing of Ellison's classic and only novel. Laid in is a **SIGNED** one page typescript of a paragraph in the book. ( Comes with a COA) In Ellison's distinctive blue ink! and as such a rare signature! A great collectible in VG+/VG condition. The HB is very clean and tight with a dark gray topstain. The DJ is later state with the price of $ $ 5.95 and has the description of Shadow and Act ont he rear. It has minor chips and... (FICTION)
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ELLISON, RALPHInvisible Man
$750.00
Hardcover
Publisher: New York Random House 1952, 1952
Used. Later printing. Inscribed and signed by the author, Ralph Ellison, to the young daughter of Harold Hayes, Esquire magazineÕs editor in chief. Inscribed: ÒFor Carrie Hayes with delight. Sincerely, Ralph Ellison.Ó Very good plus copy in in very good dust jacket with several very minor chips and tears, with a crease on front flap and some light discoloration of flaps. Harold Hayes was editor in chief of Esquire magazine from 1961 to 1973 having been handpicked by the magazineÕs founder,...
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$750.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1980
Used. Fine, Bound in premium full leather. Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. A Limited Edition printed for subscribers only. Pristine. ; Signed Limited First Edition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author (FRANKLIN LIBRARY LEATHER BOUND EASTON PRESS)
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Ellison, Ralph.Invisible Man.
$750.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Random House,, 1952
Used. 8th printing. Inscribed by the author. (LITERATURE, SIGNED, AFRICAN-AMERICAN, GIFT.)
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Ellison, Ralph.INVISIBLE MAN.
$750.00
Hardcover
Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE., NY, 1964
Used - Fine. A reprint edition published to coincide with the publication of "Shadow & Act." INSCRIBED by Ralph Ellison to Carrie Hayes, the daughter of editor in chief of Esquire magazine Harold Hayes, on the title page. "For Carrie Hayes, with delight. Sincerely, Ralph Ellison. Fine in black cloth in a Nf. dj. (A few short edge tears & hints of light shelf wear to dj. which is identical to the E. McKnight Kauffer illustrated first edition design); Signed by Author(s) (BLACK LITERATURE/RALPH ELLISON/212)
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$825.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin, Penn, 1980
Used - Fine. Fine in red leather, Limited, Signed, Mint in archival protector, includes notes from the editor 22 page softcover
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN.INVITATION TO CELEBRATE THE PUBLICATION OF HIS NOVEL
$1,000.00
Publisher: Self-Published, 1948
Used - Fine. App. 12 by 18 inch invitation.folded into thirds.".4 Season Book Shop and Random House and Ralph Ellison invite you to meet and celebrate the publication of his novel INVISIBLE MAN.4 Seasons Book shop, 17 W. 8th St." SIGNED by Ellison.(LFman)
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$4,400.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Random House, 1952
Used - Near Fine. A near fine first edition (First Printing stated on the copyright page, light tape offset on front free endpaper)in a very good dust jacket (with original price of $3.50 still on front flap) and with very rare wrap-around band. Signed by Ellison on a laid-in bookplate, not attached. Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
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ELLISON, RalphInvisible Man
$4,500.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Modern Library, New York, 1952
Used. Modern Library edition. Slight wear to the boards, near fine in an about very good dustwrapper with some small chips and repaired along the front flap fold with archival tape. Inscribed by the author to his second wife: "For Fanny Mae, this first one, Ralph." Fanny Mae typed and helped edit the manuscript of *Invisible Man*. Along with *Native Son*, one of the two mid-century African-American novels that have entered the Western Canon as acknowledged classics. Winner of the National...
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$4,500.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Random House, New York, 1952
Used. 439 pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Two-toned cloth. Very good/Very good. Extremities rubbed (more so at corners). Minor rubbing to corners of jacket. Signed. Author's signature on a card laid in. Classic American novel, influenced by the Harlem Renaissance. Ellison was introduced to Richard Wright during his first trip to New York. Wright encouraged Ellison to abandon his dreams of a musical career (at the time he was studying music at the Tuskegee Institute), and instead focus his attention on... (SIGNED; CATALOG 29 LITERATURE)
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ELLISON, RalphInvisible Man
$6,000.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Random House, New York, 1952
Used. Hardcover. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. A nice tight copy of this classic novel of black alienation and social isolation. The dust jacket has some wear at the bottom of the front panel, minor chipping at the foot and head of the jacket spine and some rubbing to the rear panel. There is very slight darkening to the spine. Stated first printing. Price of $3.50 on the front flap. A handsome and collectible copy of one of the most important books of the last... (FIRST NOVEL, BLACK ALIENATION, HISTORY)
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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man [Author Signed & Dated First Printing in Original Dustjacket and Custom Clamshell Box]
$6,130.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Random House, New York, 1952
Used - Near Fine. A wonderful First Edition, First Printing (so stated) of Ralph Ellison's classic work, signed and dated by the author on the title page, "Ralph Ellison, April 4, 1986." In beige and black cloth with white titling, the book is in near fine condition with a slight lift to the beige cloth on the spine and slight loss of lettering, light spotting on the black topstain and age toning to the pages. But still a solid near fine first with "A.B." on the bottom of the copyright page... (FIRST EDITION, PRINTING RANDOM HOUSE 1952 SIGNED)
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$7,500.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Random House, 1952
Used - Near Fine. First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Ralph Ellison on a laid in signature. An attractive dustjacket that has light wear to the edges and panels. This original dustjacket is vibrant in color with no fading to the spine. The book is in nice shape. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. Overall, a lovely copy SIGNED by the author. We buy SIGNED Ralph Ellison First Editions.
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ELLISON, RalphInvisible Man
$250.00
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library. 1980. Reprint. Full leather gilt. Slight waviness to the pages else near fine. One of an unspecified number of copies Signed and with a special message by the author. . Signed.
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$360.00
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1980. First Edition Thus . Red Leather, Gilt. Fine/No Dustjacket, as Issued. 9 1/2" Tall. Will Harmuth. One of an unstated limited edition signed by Ellison on the endpaper. AEG. With a new (1979) preface by Ellison, on the writing of this book. As new except for a 1/4" x 1/16" faint dent to the gilt on the foredge of the page block. First edition. Signed.
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$475.00
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1980. First Franklin Library edition. Issued signed by Ellison. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. "Special Message" by Ellison for this edition. Gilt-stamped leather-covered boards, all edges gilt, satin pagemarker, tissue insert for signed leaf. Faint mottle to topedge gilt (not immediately apparent); otherwise, an unread copy in Fine condition.. Signed by Author. Hardcovers. Illus. by Will Harmuth. 8vo - over 7 3/4 " - 9 3/4 " tall.The images are of the...
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN
$1,450.00
Publisher: New York: Random House, (1952.)
New York: Random House, (1952.) . Second printing. . Very good in a good dust jacket. Book has the usual light toning to the pages, a bit of fraying and wear at the bottom of the spine and the corners, name and 1952 date on front pastedown underneath dust jacket flap; dust jacket is price-clipped, chipped at spine ends with overall edgewear and rubbing to the folds. . A very early printing (same year as the first) of this classic of 20th century literature, Ellison's powerful first novel,...
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