The Late George Apley, Marquand, John P. Published by The Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1977. Limited Edition. 8vo up to 9½” tall., 306pp. Full blue-black leather with gilt titles to banded spine and gilt design front and rear; all edges gilt; moire endpapers with matching ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints; printed on archival paper. A beautiful copy in mint condition.
This winner of the 1938 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is a satire of Boston’s upper class in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
The Franklin Library Pulitzer Prize Series was a limited edition series of the 53 Pulitzer Prizes awarded to Novels from the first in 1918 through 1979. The series was published from 1975 to 1980. They are highly sought after as collectibles. Several additional titles are available in this series; please inquire.