The Handmaid’s Tale.
First US edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed to E. L. Doctorow on the half-title: “For Edgar Doctorow, with thanks! Margaret Atwood, 1986.” The book was first published in Canada the preceding year. With the publisher’s publicity postcard laid-in.
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Octavo. Original blue cloth-backed grey boards, titles to spine silver, grey endpapers. With the dust jacket. Faint foxing to cloth and edges, internally fine; an excellent copy in the slightly toned jacket.