Dartmoor.

Rodker (John)

Dartmoor.

Traduction de Ludmila Savitsky.

Description: FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 725 COPIES on vélin de Rives paper (this unnumbered from an edition of 750 copies), manuscript facsimile as frontispiece, pp. 125, [1], small 4to, original plain wrappers with integral dustjacket, a few spots to top edge, tissue jacket with spot to front panel, very good

Publication Details: Paris: Éditions du Sagittaire, 1926

Notes: Inscribed on the flyleaf by the translator to a novelist whose subsequent endorsement of Nazism brought him disgrace and exile: 'à Monsieur A. de Châteaubriant, bien amicalement, Ludmila Savitzky'. Savitzky is notable as the first translator of Joyce's 'Portrait', and was the mother of Rodker's third wife, Marianne. Rodker's account of his time imprisoned as a Conscientious Objector in Dartmoor prison during the First World War was not published in English until it appeared in the anonymous 'Memoirs of Other Fronts' in 1932. A short note, describing for French readers the fate of English CO...more

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Price: £95

Subject: Modern First Editions

Published Date: 1926

Stock Number: 59552

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