Book Description

8vo. First UK edition. Original green hardcovers, lettered in orange on the spine. Top edge stained green. Front top corner slightly bumped. Neat ink ownership on fly. Tanned strips to free endpapers. Unclipped d/w (’18s. net’) is a just a little rubbed at the spine ends and corner tips and has some faint tanning to the back panel. Near fine in near fine d/w. A lovely copy of what ‘is probably the greatest novel in the Serbo-Croat language’. Ivo Andric (1892-1975) won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1961. This, his most famous novel, was written in 1942-3 and published in 1945 after the end of the German occupation of Yugoslavia.
Dealer Notes
Scarce in such fine condition.
Author Andric, Ivo
Date 1959
Publisher London, George Allen & Unwin

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