Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, one-half turquoise cloth, grey paper over boards, 311pp. Item #900060
A First Edition of this dystopian fantasy of a future puritanical Republic of Gilead which interprets the biblical Book of Genesis literally - and in which women's rights are sacrificed to a lesser god. Fine in toned near fine dust wrapper and protective mylar.