Book Condition: Fine+
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [xiv], 204 pages
Publisher: Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1986.
Illustrator: Illustrated by Anthony Russo
A special Limited first edition/first printing preceding the trade edition in unread Very Fine condition, SIGNED by Pulitzer Prize winning author Shirley Ann Grau. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century. Included is a signed letter from Michael Mendelsohn, Creative Director at the Franklin Library thanking Ms. Anderson for the beautiful design of the trade edition that was influencing also the Franklin Library edition.
Pulitzer Prize winning Grau's short stories are peopled by men and women who embrace habit and tradition. Shirley Ann Grau, a writer of keen psychological insight and luminously resonating prose.
This outstanding book is bound in genuine leather and features gilded, sewn in pages and ribbon marker, simply superb quality, Franklin Library at its best; B & W Illustrations.