Auel, Jean M.
Title Clan of the Cave Bear, The
Book Condition As New
Jacket Condition No Jacket as Issued
Edition 1st Thus
Publisher Norwalk CT Easton Press
Seller ID 008481
New! This is the first volume of Jean Auel's monumental series known as Earth's Children. This is a beautiful Signed Edition of The Clan of the Cave Bear. Brand new and still in its original shrinkwrap. Bound in beautiful full leather and signed. A certificate of authenticity is laid inside the front cover as well as a notecard with a few words about the book. It is pristine. Here is the story of a people that call themselves The Clan of the Cave Bear. It is also, and most importantly, the story of Ayla, the girl the Clan found and raised and who was not like them. Her looks made her different and the Clan thinks that she is ugly. She has odd ways: she laughs, she cries and she has the ability to speak. This is the heroine of the Earth's Children series of novels and here her story begins. With exquisite detail of a world that might have been, the novel is filled with awesome mystery and magic and infused with the drama of human survival. Ayla has become one of the best-loved characters in contemporary fiction. This beautiful book is bound in full-tooled leather with satin moiré endpapers, satin ribbon bookmark and 22kt gold on the spine. The spine has raised bands in the style of classic bookbinding. Beautiful gilt designs ornament the front board, spine and rear board. The designs are tasteful gold animal designs that are appropriate to the story.The paper was made especially for this edition. The leather was cut entirely by hand. It has raised bands on the spine in the style of classic bookmaking. Published by Easton Press it is a volume of heirloom quality and will be treasured for generations to come.