The Magic Mountain.
(4), IX, (1), 716, (6) pp. Original cloth with publisher's dustjacket. 8vo.
Ninth edition, inscribed by the author on the flyleaf: "'There are two paths to life: one is the regular one, direct, honest. The other is bad, it leads through death - that is the spirituel [!] way, -' (says clever young Hans Castorp) / To Miss Carol Field Derby with kindest regards / Thomas Mann" (dated Pacific Palisades, 28 Jan. 1947).
A fine, clean copy; edges somewhat rubbed, dustjacket a little chipped.
Bürgin IV, 474.