"surpassed only by Primo Levi's Survival in Auschwitz": First Hungarian Edition of Sorstalansag; Signed by Imre Kertesz
Item Number: 5057
Budapest: Szepirodalmi, 1975.
First Hungarian edition of the Nobel Prize-winning author’s masterpiece. Small octavo, original cloth. Signed by Imre Kertesz on the title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear. Rare.
"Sorstalanság" [Fateless] is a semi-autobiographical story about a 15-year-old Hungarian György sent to Auschwitz and Buchenwald. He's forced to become a man, finds happiness in the middle of hatred, and learns what it really means to be Jewish. Made into a well-received motion picture.
Other Books by this Author
"Man, when reduced to nothing, or in other words a survivor, is not tragic but comic, because he has no fate": First Edition of Liquidation; Signed by Nobel Prize-Winning Author Imre Kertesz
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Imre Kertesz on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated by Tim Wilkinson.
New York: Seagull Books, 2011.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Imre Kertesz on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Translated by Thomas Cooper.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by author. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
"The adventure is over. Everything gets over, and nothing is ever enough. Except the part you carry with you:" Rare First Edition of From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; Signed by E.L. Konigsburg
New York: Atheneum, 1967.
First edition of the author’s Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by E.L. Konigsburg on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Rare in this condition and signed.
"Like all Israelis, I yearn for peace. I see the utmost importance in taking all possible steps that will lead to a solution of the conflict with the Palestinians": First Edition of Warrior: An Autobiography; Inscribed by Ariel Sharon
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989.
First edition of Sharon’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed and dated by Ariel Sharon on the half-title page. Laid in a lecture announcement by Sharon. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lawrence Ratzkin.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1957.
First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth. Signed by Ludwig Von Mises on the half title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with light toning to the spine.
First Edition of Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny; Inscribed by Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Amartya Sen
London: Allen Lane, 2006.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the Amartya Sen on the title page.