First edition, first printing of Beloved by Toni Morrison.
Octavo, 275pp. Beige cloth, title in silver on spine. Stated “First Edition” on copyright page. Solid text block, faint foxing to edges, a near fine example. Embossed ownership stamp to front free endpaper. In the publisher’s dust jacket, $18.95 retail price, faint toning to top edge, shelf wear, a near fine example.