Featuring the unexpurgated text of the novel, from the manuscript in the collections of The New York Public Library, enhanced by selections from Dreiser's correspondence with H. L. Mencken and photographs of turn-of-the-century New York City.
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The New York Public Library Collector's Editions
Favorite masterpieces of world literature illustrated by rare and beautiful materials from the Library's collections and featuring an elegant, distinctive design, with foil-trimmed covers with matching endpapers; compact, easy-to-hold size; and modern, readable type. Each book includes a biography of the author, a short essay about the images and artifacts from the Library used to illustrate the text, and suggestions for further reading.
620 pages, illustrated. Published by Doubleday, 1997.
Hardcover. $20.00. ISBN 0-385-48724-X.