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Het Achterhuis (The Diary of Anne Frank). [First Edition/First Print]. by Anne Frank - First Edition, First Printing - 25 June 1945 - from Dutch Rare Books Sellers (SKU: AF.01.01.15.(3+))

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. Met een voorwoord van Annie Romijn - Verschoor.

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 PRINTING.
DUSTJACKET INCLUDED of the first print with the YELLOW CHARACTERS "ANNE FRANK" at the top.

First edition of the diary of Anne Frank in the original Dutch language. Small Octavo. One of 3036 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 on the spine. The top of the spine has a professional restauration (2 cm). A good copy. Pages are slightly tanned after 75 years. Restauration of the board / first page, see photo. Inscription in Dutch on the first page. Text in Dutch: "Ter aandenken aan je toegewijd werk in Beth Alyah. Put uit dit werk kracht voor 't zware werk dat je wacht"; Augustus '47- Beth Alyah.

The original dust jacket of the first print, with the YELLOW characters 'ANNE FRANK' at the top, has had a professional restoration.

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'. Anne Frank died in march 1945 in Bergen Belsen. The father of Anne, Otto Frank, was the only surviver of the hiding group.

Inventory number: AF.01.01.15.(3+)

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.(2)
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
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First Edition, First Printing
Uitgeverij Contact
Place of Publication
Date Published
25 June 1945
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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