Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1978. Limited Edition. Handsome edition of Vonnegut's best-known novel, both a re-telling of his experience during the bombing of Dresden during WWII as well as a story of time travel. The Franklin Library edition was the first signed limited edition of Slaughterhouse-Five ever produced, bearing a special introduction by Vonnegut not found in previous editions, and illustrations throughout by Alan E. Cober. Basis for the 1972 adaptation by George Roy Hill, starring Michael Sacks as protagonist Billy Pilgrim. Pieratt, Huffman & Klinkowitz AH7. Item #4475
Octavo (22.5cm); full brown leather, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt on spine and covers; silk endpapers; all edges gilt; [xvi],173,pp. Signed by the author on a preliminary leaf. Subtle discoloration to edges of the pink endpapers, else a Fine copy.