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Rector of Justin, The

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004270


Louis Auchincloss is one of the finest writers of twentieth century fiction and this is a book that is well worth owning and reading. Auchincloss considers this book to be his best and most people agree with him. The volume is one of the Franklin Deluxe Limited editions with the tissue guard protecting the signature of the author. It is bound in full brown leather with ornate gilt ornamentation to both boards as well as the spine. The spine has raised hubs in the traditi... View more info

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Exit Lady Masham

By: Auchincloss, Louis

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001333


Here is another beautiful Leather-Bound First edition from the Franklin Library. The volume is in Very Fine condition and I only removed it from its shrink-wrap to verify the signature. It is as tight and as clean as the day it was published in 1983. It is bound in Beautiful red leather with raised hubs on the spine and ornate gilt decoration on the spine and boards. The endpapers are marbled. The volume also has a bound-in satin bookmark. It contains a special introduct... View more info

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Advise and Consent

By: Drury, Allen

Price: $149.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004272


This Limited Deluxe edition from The Franklin Library is one of the more difficult Franklin Signed editions to find. The volume is one of the Franklin Deluxe Limited editions with the tissue guard protecting the signature of Allen Drury. It is bound in full leather with ornate gilt ornamentation to both boards as well as the spine. The spine has raised hubs in the tradition of classic bookbinding and there is a fine satin bookmark sewn-in to the book. This edition, publi... View more info

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Call, The

By: Hersey, John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001329


True first edition in as new, unread condition. The signed first is from the Franklin Library and is bound in full leather with decorative gilt gracing both covers as well as the spine. All of the volumes edges are gilt and the spine has lovely raised hubs. The endpapers are marbled. A satin ribbon bookmark is attached. The book has only been opened to verify the signature. Mr. Hersey, the son of a china missionary, drew on the journals and correspondence of his parents ... View more info

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Naked and the Dead, The

By: Mailer, Norman

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003189


This is the Beautiful Franklin Deluxe edition of Norman Mailer's first and most famous novel. Published in 1979 on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the book's original appearance, this copy is bound in full leather with gilt decorations on the boards and the spine. It is signed by Norman Mailer and there is a tissue guard protecting his signature. There is a bound-in ribbon bookmark and all of the edges are gilt. The volume is in fine, unread condition althou... View more info

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Hong Kong

By: Morris, Jan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003056


Considered by many to be the world's best travel writer, Jan Morris has been visiting Hong Kong since the 1950's. This volume was published in 1988 before the british handed over the city to China. In her book Jan Morris gives a portrait of a burgeoning and incredibly vibrant city and she creates a lasting monument to it. Morris captures mood and feeling rather than just facts and she has the ability to transport the reader to her exotic destinations. This copy is in As ... View more info

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Summer's Lease

By: Mortimer, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003092


This is the true First edition of John Mortimer's Summer's Lease. It is in Fine condition but for a couple of really tiny scratches to the gilt on the bottom edge. It is signed by Mr. Mortimer and it makes a wonderful presentation. John Mortimer is an English author who in this case sets his story in Tuscany, Italy, a very anglicized area of the country. Mortimer says that it is a world that beckons the visitor into a realm of mystery and good and evil that is far beyon... View more info

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Them

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $89.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1979

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002999


Here is one of Joyce Carol Oates most moving novels. It is based on the life experiences of a woman that Oates met when she was teaching English at the University of Detroit. She describes this novel as a "history in fictional form". This is the only novel by Joyce Carol Oates that is prefaced by an author's note which shares some of the background of the novel and gives some details as to the novel's construction. This is one of the Franklin Deluxe editions with... View more info

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You Must Remember This

By: Oates, Joyce Carol

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002684


This beautifully bound leather volume is in Very Fine condition. It is a True First Edition from this author. All corners are square and the volume is absolutely clean, tight and crisp. It was published by the Franklin library in 1987. It is bound in Full leather with raised hubs on the spine and ornate gilt decoration on the spine and boards. All edges are gilt and the book has a bound-in satin bookmark and a fine Joyce Carol Oates Signature. It also contains a special... View more info

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Time of Change, A

By: Salisbury, Harrison E.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003011


This is a Very Fine edition written by one of the most acclaimed reporters and commentators of our time. Of this volume, Harrison Salisbury says "I write of reporting in this day, of complex and unpopular issues and men I have tried to understand and interpret. I would be shocked if every reader applauded my judgements". Harrison Salisbury spent most of his life on the front lines of reporting. He was thrown out of the University of Minnesota as editor of the col... View more info

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Outerbridge Reach

By: Stone, Robert

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003118


Beautiful copy in Fine condition. Published by the Franklin Library in 1992 . It is bound in dark blue leather with raised hubs on the spine and ornate gilt decoration on the spine and boards. The endpapers are marbled. The volume also has a bound-in satin bookmark and is signed by the author. It also contains a special introduction to this Edition written by Robert Stone which appears in no other edition of this title. The story of one man who struggles to overcome the ... View more info

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Marjorie Morningstar

By: Wouk, Herman

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, Franklin Library: 1981

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 003177


From the author of The Caine Mutiny, this is a Fine unread copy of Wouk's Masterpiece Marjorie Morningstar. Published by the Franklin Library in 1981, it is bound in Beautiful green leather with raised hubs on the spine and Ornate gilt decoration on the spine and boards. The endpapers are of a satin moiré and it is one of the Franklin editions that has the tissue guard covering and protecting Mr. Wouk's signature. The volume also has a bound-in satin bookmark. It contai... View more info