Invisible Man

By Ellison, Ralph

Even though Ralph Ellison's novel Invisible Man is sometimes featured on banned books lists, it remains a consistent staple on many high school reading curriculums. In the novel, Ellison laments the feeling of hopelessness and invisibility that many Black men experience in the United States, and it elegantly explores the themes of racism and bigotry in ways that are both unsettling and accessible.


First Edition Identification and Notes

Invisible Man was first published in 1952 by Random House for the price of $3.50. The classic dust jacket featured the outline of a man centered in what may be a scope of some kind, contradicting the inherent notion of invisibility. The author's picture is featured on the back dust jacket cover. 

True first printings are easy to identify, as the text “First Printing” is clearly visible on the copyright page. Some believe the presence of “A.B” on the bottom of the copyright page is indicative of a first printing, but that text has also been found on other printings as well. So if you believe you have a true first printing of Invisible Man, always check the top of the copyright page for the distinctive “First Printing” text. Additionally, when you remove the dust jacket of first editions, you will see an illustration on the top half and spine of the Random House boards. 

Like many Random House first printings, the pricing information of Invisible Man can be found at the top right-hand corner of the inside dust jacket flap. That information may not be included in later printings or subsequent book club editions.

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Invisible Man.

by Ellison, Ralph

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Published
1952
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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… Read more
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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1952
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1st Edition
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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… Read more
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INVISIBLE MAN

by Ellison, Ralph

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1952
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New York: Random House, 1952. Cloth. White spine stamping modestly flaked, as often, otherwise a very good copy in frayed shelfworn dust jacket that has been laminated by the former owner. First edition of the author's first novel, winner of the National Book Award for its year, and a key work of 20th century U.S. literature. Inscribed by the… Read more
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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Parrish Books
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1952
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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$6,185.00

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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… Read more
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Invisible Man

by ELLISON, Ralph

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1952
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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… Read more
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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1952
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Fine
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1st Edition
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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… Read more
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INVISIBLE MAN

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PUB 1952
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FIRST EDITION
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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… Read more
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Invisible Man

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1952
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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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… Read more
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Invisible Man

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Quaker Hill Books
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1952
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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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

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1952
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Fine
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1st Edition
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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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1952
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Publisher's black and tan cloth, top edge stained black. Very slight spotting to textblock edge, else fine, in the E. McKnig
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First edition
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New York: Random House, 1952. First edition. [viii], 439, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's black and tan cloth, top edge stained black. Very slight spotting to textblock edge, else fine, in the E. McKnight Kauffer dust-jacket with Gordon Parks photograph of the author on the rear panel, unclipped, lightly edgeworn, with small closed tear and crease to rear… Read more
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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1952
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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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… Read more
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INVISIBLE MAN

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(1952)
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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… Read more
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Invisible Man

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1953
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Fine
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1st
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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

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1953
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Near Fine
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First UK Edition
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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… Read more
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Invisible Man

by ELLISON, Ralph

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(1952)
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First Edition
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NY: Random House. (1952). His first book, winner of the National Book Award in 1953. A high spot of 20th century American literature -- both a classic of African-American fiction and a book that transcends such a racial identification to stand as a literary landmark on its own terms. In a poll conducted in 1965, 200 critics, authors and editors… Read more
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Invisible Man

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1952
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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1952
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First Edition
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Random House. Hardcover. 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… Read more
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Invisible Man

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1992
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New York: The Modern Library, 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Modern Library edition. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Nicely Inscribed (but possibly not signed) by Ellison in a very infirm hand to the daughter of his great friend and fellow author Albert Murray: "For Michele Murray, Who I've known and loved over all the long years, thanks to Michie and Al… Read more
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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1952
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Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket
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First Edition; First Printing
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E-156: Random House. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1952. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. 8vo. Random House. 1952. 439 pgs. Ninth Printing. Signed and inscribed by Ralph Ellison on the titile page. DJ has shelf-wear present (chipping present to the spine ends) Bound in decorarted cloth boards. Boards have light shelf-wear present to the… Read more
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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1952
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Good
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First Edition
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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… Read more
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Invisible Man

by Ralph Ellison

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1952
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Fine
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1st Edition 1st Printing
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About this Item: Random House, New York, 1952. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Near fine first edition/first printing in a very good first state dust jacket. Book is near fine, tight and square. Internally the book is unmarked and possible unread. The first printing has an A.B. at the… Read more
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THE INVISIBLE MAN

by ELLISON, Ralph:

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Lucius Books
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First UK edition, first printing
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£817.83

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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… Read more
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Invisible Man

by ELLISON, RALPH

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Published
1980
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Fine
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Signed Limited Edition
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The Franklin Library, 1980. Gilt lettered full leather binding. Gilt edges with silk endpapers and ribbon marker. Limited edition, signed by the author. In the original cardboard box, with booklet.. A fine copy. . Signed. Signed Limited Edition. Leather. Fine. 8vo.
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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Very Good
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Random House. Welcome to our small, family-owned bookstore. Copyright 1947, 1948, 1952 by Ralph Ellison. Published by Random House. Stated First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good for its age. No dust jacket. Cover is black with a light tan cloth overcover on the top third with a black-ink line drawing. Some remnants of fingermarks are on the overcover,… Read more
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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J. Mercurio Books, Maps, & Prints
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1982
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Fine
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9780394525495
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U.S.A.: Random House. DJ in archival cover. With a new introduction by the author, first edition thus of the 30th Anniversary of the author's classic work. Inscribed on the title page by Ralph Ellison. Fine in a fine dust jacket. . Fine. Hardcover. 1982.
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Invisible Man.

by Ellison, Ralph. (Text) Harmuth, Will. (Illustrations)

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Waverley Books
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1980
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Fine with no dust jacket
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SIGNED LIMITED EDITION
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Franklin Library.. Fine with no dust jacket. 1980. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. Leather Binding.. SIGNED limited edition. Fine in red leather binding with gilt edges & satin marker ribbon, without dust jacket as issued. Author's groundbreaking FIRST book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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Renaissance Books
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1952
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Very Good
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First Printing of the First Edition
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N.Y.: Random House, 1952. Very good, with prev. owner inscription and small sticker scar on ffep., in a price-clipped, first state jacket with some edgewear, and chips to head and heel of spine. A little worn, but collectable copy.. First Printing of the First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Invisible Man - Original first UK edition

by Ellison, Ralph

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1953
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London: Gollancz, 1953. A first edition, first printing published by Gollancz in 1953. A very good+ book with one name to the front pastedown and to the corner of the ffep. Some browning to spine ends. A very solid copy without marks, stains or inscriptions. In a dust wrapper which is unclipped and has benefitted from some restoration to… Read more
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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Parrish Books
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1980
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Fine
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Limited
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1980. Limited. Full Leather. Fine/No Jacket as Issued. An American classic in full red leather SIGNED by the first African-American author to win the National Book Award (1953), Ralph Ellison. Author's first book. A socially-significant work by an author with a large intellect and important viewpoint. A handsome dark… Read more
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Invisible Man: Thirtieth Anniversary Edition

by Ellison, Ralph

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1982
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9780318767772
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Random House, 1982. Hardcover. Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket… Read more
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Invisible Man

by Ralph Ellison

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Universe Of Books
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1952
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Good
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First
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SIGNED. 1952 Random House. First edition/stated 5th printing. Signed by Ralph Ellison in blue ink "To Jim Coward- In appreciation of his interest in this well liked little book - and his efforts towards making it (?) more meaningful. Sincerely...." Slanted spine but solidly bound, water marks on dark blue topstain, no (other) writing or marks, no… Read more
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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Parrish Books
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1980
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Near Fine+
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Collector's Edition
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1980. Collector's Edition. Full Leather. Near Fine+/No Jacket as Issued. An American classic in full red leather SIGNED by the first African-American author to win the National Book Award (1953), Ralph Ellison. Author's first book. A socially-significant work by an author with a large intellect and important viewpoint. A… Read more
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INVISIBLE MAN

by ELLISON, Ralph

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Second Life Books Inc
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1972
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First Paperback edition
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9780394717159
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NY: Vintage, 1972. First Paperback edition. Small 8vo, pp. 568. Author's presentation on title; "For Joe Reed & family on | a most important occasion -- | With gratitude, | Ralph Ellison" Paper wraps. Ink markings on front edges, cover creased and scuffed, but a VG tight copy.
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Invisible man; New York

by Ellison, Ralph

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Calvello Books (formerly Owl & Company Bookshop)
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1952
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Extremely mild rubbing to spine head and foot, extremely gently bumped top corners, light wear-mark to fore-edge, extremely mild
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Second printing of the first edition
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Random House, 1952. Second printing of the first edition. Hardcover. Extremely mild rubbing to spine head and foot, extremely gently bumped top corners, light wear-mark to fore-edge, extremely mild rubbing to rear corners, faint glue/paper residue to front free endpaper, very light soiling to DJ, very small tear to DJ spine head, very gentle rubbing to DJ spine head… Read more
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Invisible Man

by ELLISON, Ralph

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Sawtooth Books
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1952
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Later printing
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New York: Random House, 1952. Later printing. Hardcover. Hardcover. Later printing. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Owner bookplate on front pastedown. A nice tight copy of this classic novel of black alienation and social isolation. The first state dust jacket has vibrant colors with some wear at the extremities and some crimping to… Read more
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INVISIBLE MAN

by Ellison, Ralph

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1980
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Fine
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Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1980. First Franklin Library edition. Issued signed by Ellison. Illustrated by Will Harmuth. "Special Message" by Ellison for this edition. Gilt-stamped leather-covered boards, all edges gilt, satin pagemarker, tissue insert for signed leaf. Issued without dustjacket. Faint speckling to topedge gilt (not immediately apparent); otherwise, an unread copy in Fine condition.. Signed by Author. Hardcovers. Fine/Not… Read more
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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Arroyo Seco Books
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1980
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Fine
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First Edition Thus
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1980. First Edition Thus . Red Leather, Gilt. Fine/No Dustjacket, as Issued. 9 1/2" Tall. Will Harmuth. 4 Pp. Red Lleate, Gilt, A Edges Gilt. One Of An Unstated Limited Edition Signed By Ellison On The Endpaper. Aeg. With A New (1979) Preface By Ellison, On The Writing Of This… Read more
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Invisible Man.

by ELLISON, Ralph.

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Jeff Maser, Bookseller-ABAA
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(1980).
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First printing of this edition.
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Franklin: Franklin Center, (1980).. First printing of this edition.. 454 pp. Fine in full gilt-decorated red leather. a.e.g., ribbon place marker bound-in. One of an unstated number of copies SIGNED by Ellison who has also contributed a “special message for subscribers.” Additionally INSCRIBED, “For David- Ralph Ellison / and again on a pleasing November afternoon / Ralph Ellison.” Notes… Read more
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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Rattlesnake Books
Published
1953
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Good
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1st Edition
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London: Victor Gollancz, 1953. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine in the familiar yellow Gollancz dw. Dw clipped; slightly age darkened spine; shelf worn and chipped at head and tail. Book - shelf worn; corners slightly bumped and a slight lean.
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INVISIBLE MAN Franklin Library

by Ellison, Ralph

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Rare Book Cellar
Published
1980
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First Edition; First Printing
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$325.00

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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1980. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+, Leather Bound. Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. This book is in full leather… Read more
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INVISIBLE MAN Franklin Library

by Ralph Ellison

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1980
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First Edition; First Printing
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Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library. 1980. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Edition. ; A Limited Edition.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original binding. All domestic orders… Read more
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INVISIBLE MAN Franklin Library

by Ralph Ellison

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1980
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First Edition; First Printing
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1980. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Book plate to second free end page. A Limited Edition. ; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original… Read more
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Invisible Man

by Ralph Ellison

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Published
1989-06-07
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New
ISBN
9780679723134
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1989-06-07. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May be re-issue. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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Jay W. Nelson, Bookseller
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited
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$254.00

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Franklin Library, 1980. Book. Fine. Full-Leather. Signed by Author(s). Limited. In red leather..
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Invisible Man

by Ralph Ellison

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The Edmonton Book Store
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Franklin
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Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1980. Franklin. Full Leather. Very Good/No Dj. 8vo. Signed. Pp. 454, red/gilt embossed leather, AEG, 4 raised bands, silk endpapers, satin ribbon. SIGNED by Ellison on the front free endpaper.
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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Bookbid Rare Books
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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The Franklin Library, 1980. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Fine Limited Edition from The Franklin Library. SIGNED by the author. Full leather binding with gilt detailing and a satin ribbon marker. Limited edition includes a special message written by Ellison.
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Invisible Man

by ELLISON, Ralph

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Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1980. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition by this publisher with a special message by the author. Full leather gilt. Slight waviness to the pages else near fine. One of an unspecified number of copies Signed by the author.
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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Carpetbagger Books, IOBA
Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited Edition
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$243.00

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Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1979. Limited Edition. Leather bound. Fine. Signed by Ellison on a tipped-in page. Fine in the publisher's leather binding with gilt designs. Square and firmly bound with gilt edges and a sewn-in bookmark.
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

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Ken Sanders Rare Books, ABAA
Published
1980
Condition
Fine
Edition
Limited edition
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$200.00

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Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1980. Limited edition. Leather bound. Fine. Will Harmuth. SIGNED. 454pp. Octavo [24 cm] in decorative gilt-stamped red leather with raised spine bands, all edges gilt, moire endpapers, bound-in pagemarker ribbon.
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