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The Optimist's Daughter

Welty, Eudora

Published by The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA, 1980
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1980. Limited Edition, and Signed by author Eudora Welty on the third free endpaper, with tissue guard. Accompanied by the scarce original 22-page "Notes From the Editors" pamphlet (see scan). Specially-commissioned illustrations by Howard Rogers. As New, pristine; never read - nor handled, except to scan and store. Ribbon bookmark is, in fact, still in its original position. See scans. Octavo, 194 pp.; full rich deep red leather, gilt decorated and imprinted, spine panels rib divided, All Edges Gilt, wine red silk moire endpapers with matching red satin page-marker ribbon. The gilt is 22k, and the paper is custom-made 70-pound Franklin Library Classic Vellum, the typeface 11-point Janson. Franklin's as-always lavish binding, here for Welty's 1972 Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of southern family relationships. The Franklin Library, doing what they did best. Handsomely preserved. Please review scans. With the author's 1980 "A Special Message to Subscribers from Eudora Welty" (prefacing the novel) - at 7 pages one of the longer such messages in this limited edition series - and the scarce, separate original 22-page "Notes From the Editors", in pristine condition as well. A collector's example. Please review scans. L-franklin2. Bookseller Inventory # 001524

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Title: The Optimist's Daughter

Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Howard Rogers

Book Condition:As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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