The Magic Mountain.
Large 4to (186 x 282 mm). 2 vols. XVI, 343 pp. (8), 366, (2) pp. With 10 wood-engraved plates in three colours and 44 text illustrations by Felix Hoffmann. Top edge coloured green. Publisher's original half cloth with spine labels, stored in the original cardboard slipcase.
Limited edition, no. 763 of 1500 copies, signed by the illustrator on the last page. The wood engravings created for the "Zauberberg" by the Swiss artist Felix Hoffmann (1911-1975) are the only ones ever authorized by Thomas Mann. Helen Tracy Lowe-Porter's translation of the "Zauberberg" had first appeared in 1927. Also contains Mann's introductory essay on the making of the novel.
In perfect condition.
Tiessen II, 43. Cf. Bürgin IV, 474.