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Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions

Wednesday 30th January 2019: 10:30am GMT

Estimate: £5,000 - 7,000

Hammer Price: £12,000

Full Lot Details

Camus (Albert) The Stranger, first American edition, signed presentation inscription from the author "A Muriel ?Sutman nous ne sommes pas des étrangers, Albert Camus" to half-title, original cloth, dust-jacket, spine ends and corners a little chipped, closed tears to head of upper panel, light damp-staining to head, extremities rubbed, a very good copy overall, 8vo, New York, 1946.

A rare inscribed copy of Camus' masterpiece and one of the greatest novels of the 20th century. Inscribed copies are exceptionally rare, we can trace only one other copy at auction in the last 50 years.

Full Lot Details

Camus (Albert) The Stranger, first American edition, signed presentation inscription from the author "A Muriel ?Sutman nous ne sommes pas des étrangers, Albert Camus" to half-title, original cloth, dust-jacket, spine ends and corners a little chipped, closed tears to head of upper panel, light damp-staining to head, extremities rubbed, a very good copy overall, 8vo, New York, 1946.

A rare inscribed copy of Camus' masterpiece and one of the greatest novels of the 20th century. Inscribed copies are exceptionally rare, we can trace only one other copy at auction in the last 50 years.