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												Death in Venice by  Thomas MANN
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1972
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 82774)

Death in Venice

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Death in Venice

by MANN, Thomas

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  • hardcover
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Avon, Connecticut: The Heritage Press. Near Fine. 1972. Hardcover. A handsome reprint edition in slipcase of the author's famed novella. Translated from the German by Kenneth Burke, with an introduciton by Erich Heller. With woodcut illustrations by Felix Hoffmann. --- Elegantly printed on laid papers, and bound with the Japanese fold technique (printing on the outside only of uncut leaves). Covers in green, yellow and gold marbled papers, backed in olive leatherette and titling gilt-stamped on green spine block. Volume housed in olive paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass brochure laid in (Avon, no. III: 37). --- A bright, firm, unmarked copy but with prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down. Slipcase with light rubbing and minor sunning; is otherwise in excellent shape.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 107 pages .


The novella Death in Venice was written by the German author Thomas Mann, and was first published in 1912 as Der Tod in Venedig. It was first published in English in 1925 as Death in Venice and Other Stories, translated by Kenneth Burke. W. H. Auden called it the definitive translation.


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Death in Venice
MANN, Thomas
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Used - Near Fine
The Heritage Press
Place of Publication
Avon, Connecticut
Date Published
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Bluebird Books is the bookselling business of Eric Mayer, operating from my base in Littleton, Colorado. I specialize in classic fiction and literature, books on birds and natural history, railroadiana, biography, history and many other genres. Bluebird Books features publications by the Modern Library and Everyman's Library. I offer free shipping on books shipped within the US via USPS Media Mail. INTERNATIONAL ORDERS: I recommend that you use for your international orders because they have formed a partnership with Asendia to allow for much more affordable shipping on parcels weighing under 5 lb. (about 2.26 kg).


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Any printing of a book which follows the original edition. By definition, a reprint is not a first edition.
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