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Het Achterhuis (The Diary of Anne Frank). [First Edition, First Print]. by Anne Frank - First Edition, First Printing - 25 juni 1947 - from Dutch Rare Books Sellers (SKU: AF.01.01.15.(2))

Het Achterhuis (The Diary of Anne Frank). [First Edition, First Print].

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Het Achterhuis (The Diary of Anne Frank). [First Edition, First Print].: Dagboekbrieven 12 Juni 1942 - 1 Augustus 1944.

by Anne Frank

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Amsterdam: Uitgeveij Contact, 1947. Anne.Frank; 'Het Achterhuis, Dagboekbrieven van 14 Juni 1942 - 1 Augustus 1944'. Hard cover, pp 253. FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINT, no dust jacket. First edition of the diary of Anne Frank in the original Dutch language. Small Octavo. One of 3000 booklets printed on June 25th 1947. Original white and red paper-covered boards. Illustration with 3 photo's of the hiding place ('Het Achterhuis'), 1 groundfloor-plan and 2 examples (facsimile) of the handwriting of Anne Frank. Introduction by Annie Romein-Verschoor.Title on the front board and the very browned spine. The top of the spine has a professional restauration (2 cm).A good copy, some wear to the boards. Pages are slightly tanned after 75 years. No inscriptions.

Anne began her diary on her 13th birthday, 12 June 1942 during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. The diary was found in the hiding place by Miep Gies, after Anne Frank, her Jewish family and other Jews were taken away to the concentration-camps. Miep Gies was one of the helpers during their time of hiding in 'The Secret Annexe./ Het Achterhuis'. She handed the diary to Otto Frank, the father of Anne and the only surviver of the hiding group. Anne Frank died in march 1945 in concentration camp Bergen Belsen.

INCLUDED IN THIS SALE: ENVELOPE of Israël Postal Authority with 2 STAMPS with Anne Frank.
On occasion of the remembrance of the 50th birthday of Anne Frank. See last 3 photo's.

Inventory number: AF.01.01.15.(2)

Also available :
The Diary of Anne Frank. [First Edition, Second Print]. AF.02.01.15.(1)
The Diary of Anne Frank. [First Edition, Second Print]. AF.02.01.15.(2+) ;dustjacket.
The Diary of Anne Frank. [First Edition/First Print]. AF.01.01.15.(3+) ;dustjacket.
The Diary of Anne Frank. [First Edition, Third Print]. AF.03.01.15.(2)


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Het Achterhuis (The Diary of Anne Frank). [First Edition, First Print].
Anne Frank
Book condition
Used - good
First Edition, First Printing
Uitgeverij Contact Amsterdam
Place of Publication
Date Published
25 juni 1947
19 x 11 cm
Anne Frank; World War II; Holocaust; Amsterdam; Dutch Jews; Concentrationcamps Westerbork, Bergen Belsen.
19 x 11 cm

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