Book #14099

Herzog - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Saul Bellow
Herzog - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Saul Bellow.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [viii], 341, [3] pages
Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, 1964.

A beautiful first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition with only slight yellowing of pages. Chipping and browning along edges and spine of Very Good dustjacket. Signed by author Saul Bellow on the front flyleaf.

Nobel Prize winner Saul Bellow's "Herzog" received the International Literary Prize in 1965; the story of Moses E. Herzog, a confused intellectual suffering from the breakup of his second marriage, the failure of his life and the specter of growing up Jewish in the middle part of the 20th century.

Price: $1,300.00

Author Bio

Saul Bellow

Born Solomon Bellows (Jun. 10, 1915 - Apr. 5, 2005). Acclaimed Canadian-born American writer. He won the International Literary Prize in 1965 for Herzog, the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1976, the Pulitzer Prize in the same year for Humboldt's Gift and the National Medal of Arts in 1988. He was the first novelist to win the National Book Award three times, 1954 for The Adventures of Augie March, 1965 for Herzog, and 1971 for Mr. Sammler's Planet.

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