Tagebuch eines Verzweifelten [Diary of a Man in Despair].

Reck-Malleczewen (Friedrich Percyval)

Tagebuch eines Verzweifelten [Diary of a Man in Despair].

Description: FIRST EDITION, frontispiece portrait, pp. 202, [1], crown 8vo, later quarter sage-green cloth and patterned-paper boards, the original backstrip laid down, matching cloth tips, very good

Publication Details: Lorch/ Württ.-Stuttgart: Bürger-Verlag, 1947

Notes: [With:] Two signed note-cards from the author: one from December 1929, typed, to Dr. [Thaddäus] Abitz-Schulze, regarding the latter's lecture – about which he hopes to hear; the other manuscript, undated and the recipient unclear, in the author's attractive but illegible hand. One of the most powerful accounts of Germany under Hitler, and a scarce first edition – the diary of a Prussian nobleman and novelist, an intellectual of the old guard, whose disgust for the regime and its figurehead is absolute. His earliest encounter with Hitler comes shortly after the Great War – he remarks on ...more

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Price: £400

Subject: History

Published Date: 1947

Stock Number: 69096

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