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Unto the Sons (signed)

Unto the Sons (signed)

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Unto the Sons (signed)

by Gay Talese

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
Near Fine/No Jacket
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1992. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. This limited, leather bound edition has been privately printed and personally signed by the author exclusively for The Signed First Edition Society. 635 pages and color frontispiece. Signed by author in blue ink. Beautiful blood red leather with stamped gilt decoration and tile to spine, a hint of light foxing to signature page else Fine, all edges gilt, silk place market and prospectus with photograph of author, No previous owner bookplate or writing, ultra clean and most presentable. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall.

Synopsis

Unto the Sons is a 1992 book by Gay Talese. The book traces the origins of Talese's own family, beginning with his great-grandfather in Maida, Italy, his grandfather who immigrated to Pennsylvania and Talese's father, who immigrated to the United States separately following World War I.

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Bookseller
Pacific Coast Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
002904
Title
Unto the Sons (signed)
Author
Gay Talese
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket Condition
No Jacket
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Limited Edition
Publisher
The Franklin Library
Place of Publication
Franklin Center, Pennsylvania
Date Published
1992
Keywords
The Franklin Library, Signed American Fiction

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Edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...
Jacket
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Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former...
First Edition
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