Inscribed by the author

Mann, Thomas. The Magic Mountain.

New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1946.

(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.

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