Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, 1980. Peter Fiori. Reprint by Easton Press for its leather Collector's Edition. Leather with gilt-stamping. Quarto (9 1/4" x 6" x 1 5/8"), full brown leather with four raised hubs and 22k gilt decorations & lettering on spine with gilded & embellished rules on covers; illustrated with four B&W plates by Peter Fiori, all edges gilded [a.e.g.], satin ribbon page-marker, tan silk moire endpapers, 439 pages. Great Books of the 20th Century / Collector's Notes 2-page leaf laid in. Weight: 2 lbs. 3 oz. As New / None. Item #7296
Ralph Waldo Ellison (1913 – 1994) was an American novelist, literary critic, and scholar. Ellison is best known for his novel INVISIBLE MAN (Random House: 1952), which won the National Book Award in 1953.
The illustrator, Peter Fiore (born 1955), is an American landscape painter best known for painting light and his striking use of color. Previously, he worked as a professional illustrator where he worked on thousands of projects and won many awards.
AS NEW CONDITION! Immaculate. No previous owner's marks. No slipcase as issued. Collector's Notes laid in.