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Death in Vencie by Thomas Mann - Hardcover - Special Edition - 1972 - from Darbytown Books and

Death in Vencie

by Thomas Mann

Condition: Fine/Very Good+

Nice 1972 Heritage Club Edition, hardcover, pages and illustrations are clean, crisp, binding tight. Cover boards fine, very good or better slipcase, minor sunning. Sandglass in laid. An excellent copy.

--Published on the eve of World War I, a decade after Buddenbrooks had established Thomas Mann as a literary celebrity, Death in Venice tells the story of Gustav von Aschenbach, a successful but aging writer who follows his wanderlust to Venice in search of spiritual fulfillment that instead leads to his erotic doom.

  • Bookseller: Darbytown Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: db1446
  • Title: Death in Vencie
  • Author: Thomas Mann
  • Illustrator: Felix Hoffman
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Special Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Heritage Club
  • Place: Avon, Conn
  • Date published: 1972
  • Keywords: fiction, word war one, German Literature, drama, erotic
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature & Genre;


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