A Bell for Adano (First Modern Library Edition, ML #16.3)

By: HERSEY, John

Price: $55.50

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Book Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket


Stated First Modern Library Edition, 1946 (confirmed). A rather scarce Modern Library edition of author's heartwarming 1944 novel which is set in Sicily during the latter stages of World War II. Includes a foreword by the author. This work was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1945. --- In Toledano spine 8 / pale green cloth / gilt titling stamped on green cover & spine blocks / green topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h. Verso advertises 316 titles in ML catalog. ML #16.3. --- With a small area of soiling to front panel, a tear to leaf near back of volume, and prior owner's inked name to front paste-down, otherwise a tightly-bound, clean copy. Very fragile dust jacket with no shortage of chips, tears and creasing, water/tea ring to front panel and clipped flap; but remaining mostly intact and protected in new removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; viii, 269 pages

Title: A Bell for Adano (First Modern Library Edition, ML #16.3)

Author Name: HERSEY, John

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Modern Library Editions, >>Pulitzer, Nobel, Booker, Nat Book Award Prize, >>World War II,

Edition: First Edition Thus

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: 1946

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good- in Fair dust jacket

Stock No.: 83622