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UNTO THE SONS by Gay Talese - Signed - 1992 - from Atlanta Vintage Books and Biblio.co.uk

UNTO THE SONS

by Gay Talese

Condition: Near Fine/No DJ


US: Franklin Library, 1992. Leather Bound. Near Fine/No DJ. Beautiful leatherbound Franklin Library Edition. Signed by author. Text tight and clean; no markings from previous owners; full leather over marbled endpapers. Raised bands on the spine, with gold decorations and titles on spine and cover. All edges gilt. Silk bookmarker. PICTURES PROVIDED UPON REQUEST.

Unto the Sons is a 1992 book by Gay Talese. The book traces the origins of Talese's own family, beginning with his great-grandfather in Maida, Italy, his grandfather who immigrated to Pennsylvania and Talese's father, who immigrated to the United States separately following World War I.


  • Bookseller: Atlanta Vintage Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 23431
  • Title: UNTO THE SONS
  • Author: Gay Talese
  • Format/binding: Leather Bound
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: No DJ
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Franklin Library
  • Place: US
  • Date published: 1992
  • Keywords: Franklin Library


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