Signed first printing of the novel that weaves the Golden Age of comic books with the events of World War II, signed along with his characteristic key drawing in gold ink.
Fine in fine jacket.
THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER & CLAY
"Every golden age is as much a matter of disregard as of felicity."
This heavily researched novel drew inspiration from the real lives of comic book giants from the Golden Age, including Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, Bob Kane, Joe Shuster, and Jerry Siegel. A love story to comic books with a dash of Jewish mysticism, it was the 2001 winner of the Pulitzer Prize.
New York: Random House, (2000). 9.25'' x 6.25''. Original quarter cream cloth, cream paper boards, metallic bronze-lettered spine. In original unclipped ($26.95) color pictorial dust jacket designed by Andy Carpenter & Kapo Ng with illustration by Marc Burckhardt. Fore-edge machine deckle. , 639,  pages. Signed by Chabon in black ink on the title page along with key drawing in gold ink.
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