Thomas Mann – Death in Venice – First UK Edition 1928

thomas mann death in venice first ed1

Thomas Mann – Death in Venice – First UK Edition 1928

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A first edition, first printing published by Martin Secker in 1928. A very good book without inscriptions. Spine a little sunned with some spotting to the top edge. Thin horizontal crease to the prelims. ‘Der Tod in Venedig’, Berlin 1912 – an English translation by Kenneth Burke was published in New York in 1924. A the first British appearance of Mann’s disturbing, mythic tale of longing in which an author fixates on a teenage boy.

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A first edition, first printing published by Martin Secker in 1928. A very good book without inscriptions. Spine a little sunned with some spotting to the top edge. Thin horizontal crease to the prelims. ‘Der Tod in Venedig’, Berlin 1912 – an English translation by Kenneth Burke was published in New York in 1924. A the first British appearance of Mann’s disturbing, mythic tale of longing in which an author fixates on a teenage boy.