Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1985.
Illustrator: Illustrated by David Frampton
A special Limited edition and true first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition. This copy is in unread Very Fine condition and is SIGNED by author and Pulitzer Prize winner John Toland.
Based on his unique insight into the two very different cultures, historian John Toland objectively yet compassionately depicts the triumphs and tragedies of American and Japanese soldiers as well as civilians during World War II.
This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather with raised bands and features gilded sewn-in pages with a satin marker. Simply superb quality; Franklin Library at its best; Woodcuts; [ii,] 599, 11 pages.