The Haj by Leon Uris, Franklin Library, Author Signed 1st Edition, 1984. This is the true first edition of the book and precedes the trade edition. The special authorâ€™s introduction that is not present in any other editions.
The book is hand signed by Leon Uris, the author and features premium hand-cut full leather boards with a cover design in ornate 22-karat gold gild. The spine is hubbed with raised horizontal ridges formed in the leather. There are marbled endpapers with a sewn in matching satin bookmark. The pages are gold gilded to protect against dust and moisture and the paper used is acid neutral to withstand discoloring.
The book is FINE - excellent condition and appears to have never been opened. There are no bookplates, markings, or any other signs of previous ownership. NOTE: This lot has a confidential reserve. When bidding prior to the auction, please submit your maximum. The auction system will bid on Bidders behalf to meet the reserve price or to lead, up to the limit set by the Bidder. The Bidder with the highest submitted bid will win the lot, if bid will exceed the reserve. Shipping: Domestic Insured USPS Media rate of $15 within the contiguous US.
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