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The Black Obelisk

Remarque, Erich Maria


1st Edition

Red cloth boards with silver and black lettering and design of a black obelisk to spine. Slight staining to edges; interior clean and unmarked. The striking, William Colrus designed dust jacket sl. sunned to spine and stained to lower panel. Some chips and tears to edges, reinforced with tape to reverse. *** Stated first (American) edition. Erich Maria Remarque (22 June 1898 – 25 September 1970) is best known for his WW1 novel All Quiet ot the Western Front. In The Black Obelisk he writes about Germany in the period just after the war, when the country was marked by hyperinflation and rising nationalism and Adolf Hitler began his slow rise to power.

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Book Details

AuthorRemarque, Erich Maria
PublisherHarcourt, Brace and Company
Publisher Year1957
Book ConditionNear Fine
Jacket ConditionNear Fine
Binding TypeHardcover
Edition1st Edition