First Edition of Mr. Sammler’s Planet; Signed by Saul Bellow

  • Mr. Sammler’s Planet.
  • Mr. Sammler's Planet.

Mr. Sammler’s Planet.


Item Number: 42977

New York: The Viking Press, 1970.

First edition of the author’s third and final National Book Award-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Saul Bellow on the front free endpaper. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Mel Williamsom.

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 Prizes. The Sunday Times praised these achievements when it revered "Bellow’s oeuvre [as] both timeless and ruthlessly contemporary."

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