Book #19907

Herzog - 1st Edition/1st Printing

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

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: 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 in about Fine condition in Very Good+ dustjacket, little edge wear and closed tear to back panel, less browning to spine as usually seen. Signed by author Saul Bellow directly on the front fly leaf.

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: $900.00

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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