Signed first edition of Empire by Gore Vidal.
Octavo, 486pp. Blue cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated “First Random House Edition” on copyright page, with appropriate number line. Solid text block, a fine example. In the publisher’s dust jacket, $22.50 retail price on front flap, faint sunning to spine, blue stain to verso of dust jacket, not visible on front. Signed by the author on tipped-in blank.
This copy is signed by the author for The First Edition Circle at Kroch’s & Brentano’s of Chicago, with laid-in bookmark.