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Invisible Man.

Invisible Man.

by Ellison, Ralph

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Palm Beach, Florida
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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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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Random House, New York, 1952 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.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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Hardcover
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Marylhurst, Oregon
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New York: Random House, 1952. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good in Archival Plastic. 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 as required. The very good dustjacket is complete with the original price ($3.50) and the colorful panels as well as the cream panels are bright. There is wear and splitting at the folds and minor loss at the spine ends. Also there is a quarter-size abrasion on the back panel and other minor wear on the dustjacket designed by E. McKnight Kauffer, but still very good. This important book is… Read more
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Invisible Man

by ELLISON, Ralph

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  • very good
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Used - Very Good
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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

INVISIBLE MAN

by ELLISON, RALPH

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Used
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FIRST EDITION
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Hardcover
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BURLINGTON, Wisconsin
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NEW YORK NY: RANDOM HOUSE. NEAR FINE IN A VERY GOOD+ D.J.. PUB 1952. FIRST EDITION. HARDCOVER. ISBN: FIRST WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD / A TWENTIETH CENTURY HIGHSPOT. ISBN: AND A CLASSIC OF AMERICAN LITERATURE. OTHER THAN MODEST PERISHING OF THE SPINE TITLES THE BOOK IS FINEWITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT. D.J. IS VERY NICE WITH ATRACE OF CORNER AND SPINE-END WEAR, SHALLOW CHIPPING TO THE TOP FORE-EDGECORNERS, A TRACE OF RUB TO A COUPLE OF SHORT EDGE TEARS, AND IS NOTPRICE-CLIPPED. A BEAUTIFUL CLEAN, BRIGHT, UNFADED COPY.. Keywords: AFRO-AMERICAN LIT, INVISIBLE, ABCDEF.
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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  • First
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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Random House, New York, 1952 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 book. Overall, a lovely copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION SIGNED by the author in collector's condition. Includes a letter of authenticity for the signature.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
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

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • near fine
  • Paperback
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
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Redding, Connecticut
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US$4,125.00
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New York,: Random House, 1952. Some minor restoration at spine ends, rear panel of jacket very slightly rubbed. In a custom cloth folding case. A beautiful First Edition of this American classic.. First Edition. Original Cloth. Near Fine/Excellent. 8vo..
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Beverly Hills, California
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Random House, 1952. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. A fine first edition (First Printing stated on the copyright page)in a very good dust jacket (with original price of $3.50 still on front flap). Comes in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Random House, 1952 FIRST EDITION. A BRIGHT dustjacket that has some wear along the spine ends and the extremites. This original first state dustjacket, with the author's picture on the back, has minor wear to the panels. Besides some light wear to the corners, this dustjacket is in nice shape. The book is tight, clean and in excellent shape. An attractive copy of both the book and jacket in collector's condition!!! We buy Ralph Ellison First Editions.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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INVISIBLE MAN

by Ellison, Ralph

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Used
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Middletown, Maryland
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New York: Random House, (1952). First edition. His National Award-winning first book. Ranked 19th on the Modern Library list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century and one of Time Magazine's 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005. Anthony Burgess called it "a masterpiece." Crisp and near fine with just a faint shadow from item previously laid in at rear; in about very good price-clipped dust jacket free from chips and tears but with rubbed and flattened creasing to spine ends, corners and along lower edge rear panel.
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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First Edition, First Printing. This First Issue dustjacket has the publisher's $3.50 printed price present with some wear to the spine and edges. The book is bound in publisher's cloth and is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy.
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Invisible Man

Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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London: Victor Gollancz, 1953. 1st. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Bound in the publisher's original red cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Some overall spot foxing to the edges. Some foxing to dust jacket. Text is tight. Better than it sounds.
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First UK Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Leicester, Leicestershire
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The First UK printing published by Victor Gollancz in 1953. The BOOK is in near Fine condition with light pushing at the spine tips. The gilt titling remains bright. One or two very tiny spots to the text-block. Internally clean and appears unread. The fragile WRAPPER is complete and is in Very Good++ or better condition. Mild edge wear at the spine tips with a little toning to the spine but far less than usually encountered. A 3 cm. closed tear to the lower front spine fold. Some light age related markings but the wrapper is in exceptional condition for its age. The wrapper is protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. The author's scarce first novel and very scarce with such attributes. Ashton Rare Books welcomes direct contact.
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • First
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Used - Near fine.
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First
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Beverly Hills, California
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New York: Random House, 1952. First. hardcover. Near fine./Very good.. A near fine first edition in a very good dust jacket. First Printing stated on the copyright page and the original price of $3.50 still on the front flap.
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Invisible Man

by Ralph Ellison

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  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Collectible; VG
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Lexington, South Carolina
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Random House, 1952. This is the Author's first book, and a winner of the 1953 National Book Award. This hardcover book is Very Good Plus, being square and tight. The boards and spine have no wear with bold and bright lettering; save the lettering has minor losses as is common in this title. There is very mild (attractive) tone to the upper spine. The pages and endpages are clean, with no markings or folds. The dustjacket is Good, with rubbing and small losses to the points, minor tears and losses to the edges and extremities at the lower spine, a triangular shape chip from the upper spine ending at the "V" in the title, and mild scratches on the rear panel. Having said that the dustjacket is still attractive and now protected in mylar. Original Price of $3.50 is intact. Not ex-lib. No remainder mark. This is a stated First Printing.. HARDCOVER. Collectible; VG. First Edition.
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Invisible Man

Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Woodstock, Illinois
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New York: Random House, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Very Good in a Very Good jacket with the Gordon Parks portrait on the rear panel, clipped, generally rubbed toned, a few creases, chips, and small closed tears. Grey and black buckram on the boards, a few spots of foxing on the upper portion. Square and firmly bound with a black top stain, clean internally, some faint staining on the outer edge of the text block. A classic of American literature, the winner of the 1953 National Book Award and ranked 19th on the Modern Library's list of 100 best English-language novels. .
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • good
  • First
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
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Portland, Oregon
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New York: Random House, 1952. First Edition. Good/Good. First edition, stated first printing. Good, with cloth marked and worn, abraded effaced patches to front free endpaper, bookplate removal evidence to front pastedown, large bookstore ink stamp to dedication page. In a Good dust jacket with price of $3.50 intact; tattered and chipped, with tape repairs visible from the outside.
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THE INVISIBLE MAN

THE INVISIBLE MAN

by ELLISON, Ralph:

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used
Edition
First UK edition, first printing
Binding
Hardcover
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York, North Yorkshire
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London: Victor Gollancz. 1953. First UK edition, first printing. First UK edition, first printing. The publisher's file copy. Original red cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A better than very good copy, the binding clean and firm with light bumping at the extremities. The contents, with the publisher's 'file copy' stamp to the front pastedown, 'archive copy' stamp to the half title and small catalogue number in manuscript to the front endpaper, are otherwise clean throughout. Complete with the original rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which has several short closed tears and the publisher's 'file copy' stamp to the upper panel. Not price-clipped (15/- net to the front flap). The author's first book, this example with excellent provenance. Further details and images for any of the items listed are available on request. Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers.
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Invisible Man. Signed, Limited Edition; with Notes From The Editors laid-in. Fine Binding
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Invisible Man. Signed, Limited Edition; with Notes From The Editors laid-in. Fine Binding

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • as new
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
As New
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Baldwinsville, New York
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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 Harmuth, whose moody and dramatic offerings really do reflect the tenor of the novel. Octavo, 454 pp. As New; immaculate, flawless and pristine. See scans. Franklin's lavish leather binding of the Signed, Limited Edition of Ellison's multiple-award-winning 1952 novel. Harmuth's illustrations are original for this edition. Binding is rich red cowhide, decorated and imprinted in gilt; spine panels rib divided, All Edges Gilt, deep red moire endpapers, and a matching satin page-marker ribbon.… Read more
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