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Invisible Man.

by Ellison, Ralph

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New York: Random House, 1952. First edition of the author's landmark first novel, which went on to win the National Book Award. Octavo, original black and tan cloth. Boldly signed by Ralph Ellison on the title page. Fine in an near fine dust jacket with a touch of rubbing. Jacket design by E. McKnight Kauffer. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example. Ralph Ellison’s first novel is "one of the most important works of the 20th century" (New York Times). It went on to win the National Book Award in 1953. It was named by Modern Library as one of the 100 greatest novels of the twentieth century and to TIME Magazine's 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005, calling it "the quintessential American picaresque of the 20th century." According to The New York Times, President Barack Obama modeled his memoir Dreams from My Father on Ellison's novel.
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Invisible Man

by ELLISON, Ralph

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Hardcover
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Gloucester City, New Jersey
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New York: Random House, 1952. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. Modest amount of the usual rubbing on the spine, and a few smudges on the boards, near very good lacking the dustwrapper. The front fly bears a full page Inscription to author and longtime *New Yorker* editor, Robert Bingham in the year of publication: "For Bob and Janet Bingham - who understood what is valid and not sheer fantasy of these matters and these adventures before I worked up this sweat. Perhaps this is why we were friends almost on sight. Sincerely, Ralph Ellison. Sept. 1952." Bingham has marked a few passages in the book lightly in pencil, including on the first page: "...because people refuse to see me." Winner of the National Book Award, as well as a *Burgess 99* title. We have handled a few inscribed copies of this title but this is clearly the nicest inscription that we've seen.
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Beverly Hills, California
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Random House, 1952. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 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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Invisible Man (INSCRIBED/SIGNED association copy)

by ELLISON, Ralph, [Dorothy Peterson]

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Used - Very good
Edition
First Edition, sixth printing
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Hardcover
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San Diego, California
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New York: Random House, 1952. First Edition, sixth printing. Original cloth. Very good/good +. ELLISON, Ralph, Invisible Man (INSCRIBED/SIGNED association copy), Random House, NY, 1952. 1 blank leave (with inscription) + half-title page + TP + 1 leaf = dedication “To Ida” + 1 leaf = epigraph + half-title page + 3 - 439 + 1 blank leaf, Octavo. First edition, 6th printing. The existential odyssey of a young African-American man. Arguably one of the most important novels in the canon of American Literature, it can be read through the lenses of philosophy, American literature, psychoanalysis, civil rights. Ellison, inspired by Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground, imagines the alienated voice of his unnamed narrator—faced with the paradoxes of a journey to self—constrained by the limits of his society. Just as Dostoevsky’s narrator is both the product of and trapped within the intellectual structures of a Chernyshevskian world, Ellison’s narrator is both a product of and trapped within the… Read More
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INVISIBLE MAN

by ELLISON, Ralph

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Used
Edition
First Paperback edition
ISBN 13
9780394717159
ISBN 10
0394717155
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Lanesborough, Massachusetts
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NY: Vintage, 1972. First Paperback edition. Small 8vo, pp. 568. Author's presentation on title; "For Joe Reed & family on | a most important occasion -- | With gratitude, | Ralph Ellison" Paper wraps. Ink markings on front edges, cover creased and scuffed, but a VG tight copy.
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Invisible Man.

Invisible Man.

by ELLISON, Ralph.

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  • hardcover
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Used
Edition
First printing of this edition.
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Hardcover
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Berkeley, California
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Franklin: Franklin Center, (1980).. First printing of this edition.. 454 pp. Fine in full gilt-decorated red leather. a.e.g., ribbon place marker bound-in. One of an unstated limitation SIGNED by Ellison who has also contributed a “special message for subscribers.” Additionally INSCRIBED, “For David- Ralph Ellison / and again on a pleasing November afternoon / Ralph Ellison.” Notes from the editors pamphlet laid-in.
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Invisible Man

by Ralph Ellison

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  • paperback
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Condition
Used - Good+
Edition
First Paperback
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9780394717159
ISBN 10
0394717155
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Van Nuys, California
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New York: Random House, Vintage Books, 1972. First Paperback. Paperback. Good+/n . Ellison's novel addresses many of the social and intellectual issues faced by African Americans in the early twentieth century. This paperback edition, published by Vintage Books (a division of Random House), is signed and inscribed by Ellison. Small 8vo.
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Invisible Man (Signed Ediiton, With New 1979 Preface)

Invisible Man (Signed Ediiton, With New 1979 Preface)

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
Binding
Hardcover
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Pasadena, California
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1980. First Edition Thus . Red Leather, Gilt. Fine/No Dustjacket, as Issued. 9 1/2" Tall. Will Harmuth. 4 Pp. Red Leather, Gilt, All Edges Gilt. One Of An Unstated Limited Edition Signed By Ellison On The Endpaper. 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 At The Center Rear Foredge Of The Page Block.
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Invisible Man (Signed)

by ELLISON, Ralph

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As New
Edition
First Franklin Library Edition
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Hardcover
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Springtown, Pennsylvania
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PA: Franklin Library, 1980. As new in full red leather as issued by the Franklin Mint. One of an unspecified number of copies limited and signed by the author. A most handsome copy! 454 pp. Becoming a bit hard to find in this protected condition. . Signed by Author. First Franklin Library Edition. Leather Binding (Gold Stamped). As New/No Jacket.
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Invisible Man (SIGNED)

by Ralph Ellison

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Edmonton, Alberta
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Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1980. First edition . Hardcover. Very Good/No Dj. 8vo. Signed by Author. pp. 454, red/gilt embossed leather, AEG, 4 raised bands, silk endpapers, satin ribbon. SIGNED by Ellison on the front free endpaper.
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