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07 Mar 2019 16:30 GMT

Saint-Exupery (Antoine de)

THE LITTLE PRINCE

Published: Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, 1943

Edition: First English Edition

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Written and drawn by Antoine de Saint Exupery.

Translated from the French by Katherine Woods.

First English edition: 94 pages, numerous colour and black and white illustrations, original terracotta cloth with illustration of the Little prince on the upper cover, titled in maroon on the upper cover and spine, a very good copy in a worn dust jacket with the price $2 unclipped and the publisher's Fourth Avenue address, now preserved in a Brodart protector.

The Little Prince (French: Le Petit Prince); first published in April 1943, is a novella, the most famous work of French aristocrat, writer, poet, and pioneering aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.

Katherine Woods (1886-1968) produced the first English translation of 1943 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Little_Prince

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo (230 x 190 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: africana@clarkes.co.za
  • Telephone: 021 794 0600
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  • Trade Associations: ABA - ILAB, SABDA


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