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Invisible Man.

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • hardcover
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Hardcover
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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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  • fine
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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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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.
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Invisible Man

by ELLISON, Ralph

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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Used - Very Good
Binding
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 (Signed First Edition)
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Invisible Man (Signed First Edition)

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • near fine
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
First edition
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Pasadena, California
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New York: Random House, 1952. First edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. A Near Fine copy, signed by the author on the front free end paper, in a supplied, Near Fine dust jacket (with correct issue points, including original price of $3.50). Book with the spine lettering mostly rubbed off and with some little dings at the extremities. Internally in excellent condition. In a jacket with minor chips and wear at the spine end and corners, but generally presents well. Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man is one of the major novels of the twentieth century. Its unnamed narrator joins a long line of picaresque antiheroes. Additionally, Ellison drew on Dostoevsky, Melville, Kafka, Hemingway, and other experimental writers as well as vernacular forms of culture such as folklore for inspiration. Invisible Man adapts this rich and varied intellectual history to confront the constellation of challenges that Black Americans faced. In an interview with the Paris Review in Spring 1955, Ellison challenged the interviewer's… Read More
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INVISIBLE MAN

INVISIBLE MAN

by ELLISON, RALPH

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Used
Edition
FIRST EDITION
Binding
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
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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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.
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Beverly Hills, California
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$4,400.00
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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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  • 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

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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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.
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Invisible Man (INSCRIBED/SIGNED association copy)

by ELLISON, Ralph, [Dorothy Peterson]

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Used - Very good
Edition
First Edition, sixth printing
Binding
Hardcover
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San Diego, California
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New York: Random House, 1952. First Edition, sixth printing. Original cloth. Very good/good +. ELLISON, Ralph, Invisible Man (INSCRIBED/SIGNED association copy), Random House, NY, 1952. 1 blank leave (with inscription) + half-title page + TP + 1 leaf = dedication “To Ida” + 1 leaf = epigraph + half-title page + 3 - 439 + 1 blank leaf, Octavo. First edition, 6th printing. The existential odyssey of a young African-American man. Arguably one of the most important novels in the canon of American Literature, it can be read through the lenses of philosophy, American literature, psychoanalysis, civil rights. Ellison, inspired by Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground, imagines the alienated voice of his unnamed narrator—faced with the paradoxes of a journey to self—constrained by the limits of his society. Just as Dostoevsky’s narrator is both the product of and trapped within the intellectual structures of a Chernyshevskian world, Ellison’s narrator is both a product of and trapped within the… Read More
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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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Atlanta, Georgia
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New York: Random House, 1952. First Edition. Cloth. Very good/very good.
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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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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

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • First
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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

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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Market Harborough, 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
Condition
Used - Near fine.
Edition
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 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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Invisible Man

Invisible Man

by ELLISON, Ralph

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  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used
Edition
First British edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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London: Gollancz, 1953. First British edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. First British edition. The first British edition of Ellison's classic work, published a year after the U.S. edition. A near fine, price-clipped book in a very good dust jacket. Bound in the publisher's original red cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Some soiling to the uncoated and iconic Gollancz jacket. Sunning to the spine. Tape reinforcement to the interior spine ends of the jacket. Small Australian bookseller label on front pastedown.
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Invisible Man - Original first UK edition

Invisible Man - Original first UK edition

by Ellison, Ralph

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  • First
Condition
Used
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Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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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 the spine and corners. Creasing to the top edge has also been smoothed and repaired. Currently the only copy of the first UK edition for sale – a very rare book which was reprinted by the bucket load by Gollancz in the following years.
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Invisible Man
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Invisible Man

by Ellison, Ralph

  • Used
  • fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394525495
ISBN 10
0394525493
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Garrison, New York
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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. Presentation worthy copy. . Fine. Hardcover. 1982.
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