The Library of America, 2000. Special Edition. Hardcover. Fine / No Jacket. Item #108511
A fine first printing of the Library of America. Maroon cloth with spine printed in gilt. Patterned endpapers and attached blue ribbon bookmark. Ivory slipcase lettered and bordered in gilt. The Library of America, New York, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. First Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (8), 1092, (8) pages. This is the issue sold only to Library of America subscribers. The book is in as-new condition in the ivory-colored slipcase that is virtually as new. Blue Cloth Covered Boards. Distributed prior to the retail edition in black dustjacket. The Library of America is dedicated to publishing America's best and most significant writing in handsome, enduring (high quality acid-free paper) volumes, featuring authoritative texts. Hailed as the "finest-looking, longest-lasting editions ever made" (The New Republic).