Book #14101

Mr. Sammler's Planet: a Novel - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Saul Bellow
Mr. Sammler's Planet: a Novel - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Saul Bellow.

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo ; [vi], 313, [1] pages
Publisher: New York: The Viking Press, 1970.

A stunning first edition/first printing in pristine, unread condition, Fine or better, in alike dustjacket.

Mr. Artur Sammler, a survivor of the Holocaust, haunted by memories of his literal escape from the grave, is living out his days in New York City. An intellectual who once thrived on the great works of Western literature and philosophy, he now occasionally lectures at Columbia University. He records the degradations of city life while looking deep into the sufferings of the human soul.

Price: $290.00

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.