Henderson the Rain King.

“I am a true adorer of life, and if I can't reach as high as the face of it, I plant my kiss somewhere lower down": First Edition of Henderson the Rain King; Signed by Saul Bellow

Henderson the Rain King.

BELLOW, Saul.

$850.00

Item Number: 2371

New York: Viking Press, 1959.

First edition of the author’s fourth book. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Saul Bellow on the title page. Small review pasted to the front free endpaper, near fine in a very good first issue dust jacket that shows light rubbing. Jacket painting by Bill Preston.

Saul Bellow is the only author to have received three National Book Awards, for The Adventures of Augie March, Herzog, and Mr. Sammler’s Planet, in addition to both the Pulitzer and Nobel Prize. The Sunday Times praised these achievements when it revered "Bellow’s oeuvre [as] both timeless and ruthlessly contemporary." Henderson the Rain King was named one of the 100 greatest novels of the 20th century by Modern Library.

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