New York: Limited Editions Club, 1936. Illustrated by Edward Wilson. Limited Edition # 905 of 1500. Leather Hardcover in Slipcase.
Full brown blind-embossed calf with a blind embossed design of North America without the United States on the front cover and gold-stamped on the spine with gilt spine lettering, paper-covered slipcase. Printed on hand-made paper. 10.5 inches tall; (12) 55 (1); Top edge gilt. 6 full-page watercolor illustrations and vignettes reproduced through stencils by hand and SIGNED by Edward A. Wilson. Introduction by Carl Van Doren. Designed by Edward Alonzo Miller.
The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with ribbing on the spine edges; the slip case had age-toned.
Good / No Dust Jacket As Issued. Item #17050
"The Man Without a Country" is a short story by American writer Edward Everett Hale, first published in The Atlantic in December 1863
This story came out during the height of the Civil War and served to help the Union recruit soldiers and people to their cause.
"The Man without a Country" is still considered a major American work and read widely in American schools.