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The Black Obelisk

Remarque, Erich Maria, and Lindley, Denver (Translated by)

Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company., New York., 1957
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Red cloth over boards. Black and gold spine titles. Text in English, German. 434 p. 21 cm. Fiction by author of World War I classic, All Quiet on the Western Front. The hero here is WWI veteran Ludwig Bodmer, 25, a would-be man of letters in a provincial German city during the days of inflation and reviving nationalism, 1923. He is a former schoolteacher, a poet, an employee of a tombstone firm, occasional tutoring, and playing the organ at an insane asylum for Sunday mass. A human comedy. Very good in fair dust jacket. Jacket tears repaired from inside. Book is near fine w/ light top edge soiling. Bookseller Inventory # Alibris.F0770005927

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Title: The Black Obelisk

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace and Company., New York.

Publication Date: 1957

Binding: Hard cover

Illustrator: Colrus, William (Jacket design by)

Edition: First edition. Stated first..

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