4 December 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 625
Estimate USD 600 - USD 800
REMARQUE, Erich Maria (1898-1970). All Quiet on the Western Front. Translated from German into English by A.W. Wheen. London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1929.
8o. Original tan buckram lettered in green on front cover and spine; dust jacket (a few tiny nicks at extremities, but otherwise very fresh and bright); brown cloth slipcase.
FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH of one of the most important war novels of the 20th-century. The U.K. edition preceded the U.S. edition. A VERY FINE COPY.
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