Book #21881

Troubled Sleep

Jean-Paul Sartre
Troubled Sleep. Jean-Paul Sartre.

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Good+ dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; Fourth Printing
Size: 8vo; [vi], 421, [3] pages
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964.

First American edition/later printing, in Fine, seemingly unread condition, in Good+ dust-jacket with chip to spine head. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number on front paste down.

Translated from the original French publication of 1949, "La mort dans l'âme" by Gerard Hopkins. It is the third in the "Les chemins de la liberté" , The Roads to Freedom series. Intended as a tetralogy, it was left incomplete with only three volumes published. Sartre was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1964, but declined to accept itv.

Price: $25.00