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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man. Signed, Limited Edition; with Notes From The Editors laid-in. Fine Binding
$750.00
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1980 Fine; As New. Pristine. See scans and description. Signed, limited 1980 Edition. Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1980. Signed, limited edition and First Edition thus. The scarce, original 22-page "Notes From The Editors" is included. Signed by Ralph Ellison - and it is one of the more elegant signatures in Franklin's special limited edition series - in black ink on the third free endpaper, with tissue guard. Illustrations by Will...
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Ellison, Ralph. Illustrated By Will HarmuthInvisible Man. Limited Edition
$225.00
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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
$228.00
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Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
Signed Limited Edition.. Full-Leather. Used - Fine/Like New. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Signed by Author Signed by Author Type: Limited Edition 454 pp. crimson leather bdg. with gilt-stamped design on both boards, 4 raised bands and gilt-stamped spine, aeg, crimson silk ribbon bookmark, crimson silk moire end papers. Signed by author on tissue-guarded front fly leaf. An absolutely FINE copy in a custom made high gauge mylar DJ. Please contact us directly for a full description. Photo scan...
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$242.00
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Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin, 1980
F First Edition Thus. H Full Leather. Used - Very Good Near Fine. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall Signed by Author. Original red leather stamped in gilt, all edges gilt (slight wear). Signed: I Signed by Author. F First Edition Thus
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$250.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA, 1980
Limited Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good Near Fine with no dust jacket Boards red leather w gilt title decor Text SIGNED by author on first blank page w marker ribbon gilt page edges . B&W drawings; 8vo 8"-9" tall; 454 pages; Signed by Author. Limited Edition
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$253.00
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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
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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
$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
$562.50
Hardcover
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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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$703.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
Signed Limited Edition. Leather. Used - Fine/Like New. 8vo. Signed Gilt lettered full leather binding. Gilt edges with silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Limited edition, signed by the author. In the original cardboard box, with booklet. A fine copy. Signed Limited Edition
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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
$745.00
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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
$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
$4,500.00
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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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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man. Signed, Limited Franklin Library Edition; with Notes From The Editors laid-in. Fine Binding
$750.00
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
Collectible - Like New, Usually ships in 1-2 business days, Fine; As New. Pristine. See scans and description. Signed, limited 1980 Edition. Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1980. Signed, limited edition and First Edition thus. The scarce, original 22-page "Notes From The Editors" is included. Signed by Ralph Ellison - and it is one of the more elegant signatures in Franklin's special limited edition series - in black ink on the third free endpaper, with tissue guard. Illustrations...
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$220.00
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Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin, 1980
Used - Near Fine. Signed by Author. Original red leather stamped in gilt, all edges gilt (slight wear). Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall (AMERICAN FICTION FICTIONAL WORKS AUTHOR)
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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
$225.00
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
Used - Fine. Signed by Author Signed by Author Type: Limited Edition 454 pp. crimson leather bdg. with gilt-stamped design on both boards, 4 raised bands and gilt-stamped spine, aeg, crimson silk ribbon bookmark, crimson silk moire end papers. Signed by author on tissue-guarded front fly leaf. An absolutely FINE copy in a custom made high gauge mylar DJ.Please contact us directly for a full description. Photo scan available upon request.Please contact us directly for a full description.... (LITERATURE.)
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$250.00
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Publisher: Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA, 1980
Used. Boards: red leather w/ gilt title & decor.; B&W drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 454 pages; Signed by Author Near Fine Text: SIGNED by author on first blank page, w edges. (FICTION)
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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, RalphINVISIBLE MAN. Limited Edition.
$250.00
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Publisher: Franklin Library
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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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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
$318.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin Library, 1980
Used - Fine. In red leather.
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Ellison, Ralph; Harmuth, WillInvisible Man
$400.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
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. (VINTAGE - SIGNED)
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Ellison, RalphInvisible man / Ralph Ellison ; illustrated by Will Harmuth
$423.91
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
$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.; includes dustjacket (AFRO AMERICANS FICTION AMERICAN FICTIONAL WORKS AUTHOR LITERARY)
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ELLISON, Ralph.Invisible Man.
$450.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin: Franklin Center (1980)., 1980
Used. 454 pp. Fine in full gilt-decorated read leather. a.e.g., ribbon place marker bound-in. One of an undated number of copies SIGNED by Ellison who has also contributed a "special message for subscribers." Additionally INSCRIBED, "For David- / and again on a pleasing November afternoon / Ralph Ellison." Notes from the editors pamphlet laid-in. ([BLACK LITERATURE] [SIGNED])
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Ellison, RalphInvisible man / Ralph Ellison ; illustrated by Will Harmuth
$460.00
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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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
$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: 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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RALPH ELLISON - RARE SIGNED LIMITED EDITIONInvisible Man - Full Leather Fine Binding & with an Exclusive Introduction
$565.65
Hardcover
Publisher: Franklin USA, 1980
Used - Fine. RARE Signed Limited Edition, and like all these amazing Franklin Editions it is becoming difficult to find copies at a reasonable price. The publisher stopped issuing these full leather signed editions in 2000. Decorated full leather binding, with the author's signature on the first free endpaper, with tissue guard present. A fine production of this important modern classic, with an exclusive introduction by the author. Bound in full red decorated leather, with moire endpapers,... (FINE BINDING, LEATHER AMERICAN LITERATURE)
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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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ELLISON, RALPHInvisible Man
$700.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Franklin Library, 1980
Used - Fine. Gilt lettered full leather binding. Gilt edges with silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Limited edition, signed by the author. In the original cardboard box, with booklet. A fine copy. Size: 8vo
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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
$745.00
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, 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. Signed, Limited Edition; with Notes From The Editors laid-in. Fine Binding
$750.00
Hardcover
Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA, 1980
Used - Like New. Fine; As New. Pristine. See scans and description. Signed, limited 1980 Edition. Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1980. Signed, limited edition and First Edition thus. The scarce, original 22-page "Notes From The Editors" is included. Signed by Ralph Ellison - and it is one of the more elegant signatures in Franklin's special limited edition series - in black ink on the third free endpaper, with tissue guard. Illustrations by Will Harmuth, whose moody and dramatic... (CLASSICS FINE BINDINGS)
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Ellison, Ralph.Invisible Man.
$750.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Random House,, 1952
Used. 8th printing. Inscribed by the author.; includes dustjacket (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); includes dustjacket (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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Ralph EllisonInvisible Man
$950.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Randonm House, New York, 1952
Used - Good. Protected jacket has pieces missing at top and bottom of spine, some smuding on the front, a few scratches on the back, price-clipped. Covers have some spotting in lower right corner in front and lower left corner in back. Binding straight, text marked in pen by American novelist William Heath, author of The Children Bob Moses Led. The book is inscribed as fofllows on the flyleaf: "For dorothy Peterson, who, somehow, transcended all the foolishness of Negro pride and provincial...
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Ellison, RalphINVISIBLE MAN.INVITATION TO CELEBRATE THE PUBLICATION OF HIS NOVEL
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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.; includes dustjacket
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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
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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
$4,500.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Random House, New York, 1952
Used - Fine. First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Printing" printed on the copyright page. This copy is SIGNED by Ellison on a laid in card. A beautiful dustjacket that is rich in color with light wear to the edges. This original First Printing dustjacket has the printed price present on the front flap. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight, and the boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the...
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC
[United States]
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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)
Parrish Books
[United States]
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$6,500.00
Hardcover
Publisher: New York: Random House, 1952
Used - Good. 8vo., gray cloth lettered in black with intricate spine line drawing; first state dust jacket designed by E. McKnight Kauffer, with minor edge-wear. First edition, seventh printing. A presentation copy, inscribed: "For Hon. Philip Jessup - With hopes for a world in which invisibility need be only a subjective problem - Sincerely, Ralph Ellison," on the front free endpaper. ---- Philip C. Jessup, a judge on the International Court of Justice and veteran U.S. diplomat, was...
North Star Rare Books & Manuscripts
[United States]
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Ellison, RalphInvisible Man
$7,500.00
Hardcover
Publisher: Random House, New York, 1952
Used - Fine. First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Ralph Ellison. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL sophisticated dustjacket is rich in color with NO chips or tears. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp with slight wear to the edges. A wonderful copy SIGNED by the author housed in a custom clamshell slipcase for preservation. We buy SIGNED Ralph Ellison First Editions.; includes dustjacket
Quintessential Rare Books, LLC
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