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SA Auction #93 begins on 19 Aug 2021

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Saint-Exupery (Antoine de)


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 that has been simply repaired, now housed 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

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Copy
  • Size: 8vo (230 x 190 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
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