Hardcover, full genuine blue leather binding, heavily gilt stamped with elaborate decorations and multiple rules. 537 pages. All edges gilt. Sewn in silk book-mark, marbled paper end-sheets and smyth sewn book block complete this work as a quality Franklin Library production, “privately printed and bound exclusively for subscribers to The Franklin Library of Pulitzer Prize Classics.” Illustrated with several full page woodcuts by Elaine Raphael and Don Bolognese. First edition thus. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1966. Contains twenty short stories including “Flowering Judas”, “Pale Horse, Pale Rider”, “The Leaning Tower”. Published by Franklin in other editions, this edition included in the limited Pulitzer Price Classics series is the hardest to find, especially in this condition. No previous ownership marks. A clean, fresh pristine copy, unmarked and like new. As new.