New York: Ballantine Books, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. 8vo, oxblood quarter cloth with gold lettering on spine over oxblood boards, full-page black & white sketches for the 15 chapters by Gary Gianni, an archival quality clear plastic cover protects the pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) depicting Chabon's characteristic circular motif: this time encircled by elephants in silhouette while along the lower border two shadowy traveller's survey a colorful mountainous landscape, map endpapers, [viii] + 204 pages +  About.. Author..Artist..Type. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #3977
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION internally and externally! GENTLEMEN OF THE ROAD is a marvellous tale of adventure with an Arabian Nights flavor.
Michael Chabon (born 1963) is an American novelist and short story writer. In 2001, he won the Pulitzer Prize for The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. He has also won the 2007 Nebula award; the 2008 Hugo Award for The Yiddish Policeman's Union; the 2007 Sidewise Award for Best Alternate History; and the Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel (2008). GENTLEMEN OF THE ROAD treats the amazing adventures of moody Dr. Zelikman and the huge ex-soldier Amran as they make their dangerous way through the Caucasus Mountains and land of the Kazars during the mid-10th century.