1979 · Franklin Center, Penn.
by Jewett, Sarah Orne
Franklin Center, Penn.: The Franklin Press, 1979. A Limited Edition. Fine in full light brown leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. A quarto measuring 8 5/8 by 5 1/8 inches containing 425 pages of text. Illustrated with images from black and white photographs by Chansonetta Stanley Emmons and a preface by Willa Cather. One of the volumes in The Franklin Press' collection of The 100 Greatest Books of All Time. A beautiful, tight, clean and crisp copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates to mar its appearance. (Inventory #: TB31739)