The Handmaid's Tale, Margaret Atwood
First American edition, first printing of Atwood's most acclaimed novel, winner of the 1985 Governor General's Award and the first Arthur C. Clarke Award in 1987; it was also nominated for the 1986 Nebula Award, the 1986 Booker Prize, and the 1987 Prometheus Award. Basis for numerous media adaptations and a modern classic.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. Publisher's original turquoise cloth over grey paper boards, spine lettered in silver; pp. (viii), 311, . A near fine copy in a near fine, unclipped dust jacket. Binding remains sturdy and square, minimal wear to boards, internally clean and fine. Jacket shows just a tough of shelfwear and toning. A very presentable copy, protected in archival mylar.