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An Autobiography; The Story of My Experiments with Truth. Translated from the Gujarati by Mahadev Desai

An Autobiography; The Story of My Experiments with Truth. Translated from the Gujarati by Mahadev Desai

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An Autobiography; The Story of My Experiments with Truth. Translated from the Gujarati by Mahadev Desai

by Gandhi, [Mohandas]

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London: Phoenix Press, 1949. First English Edition. Cloth. Very good/very good. The first English edition of An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth by Mohandas Gandhi, published in 1949.. Octavo, xiv, 420pp. Black cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated "First published in Mcmxlix" on copyright page. Solid text block, touch of toning to edges, a very good example. In the publisher's dust jacket, retail price listed on front flap, a few small chips to corners and spine, small loss to top edge of rear panel. Split along rear hingeflap, secured by Japanese tissue repairs. A very good example of a scarce dust jacket.

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Title
An Autobiography; The Story of My Experiments with Truth. Translated from the Gujarati by Mahadev Desai
Author
Gandhi, [Mohandas]
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The first English edition of An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth by Mohandas Gandhi, published in 1949.
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First English Edition
Publisher
Phoenix Press
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1949
Keywords
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