WALL
WALL

WALL

(New York: Limited Editions Club, printed at The Marchbanks Press, 1957).

FIRST EDITION WITH THE ILLUSTRATIONS BY WILLIAM SHARPE. NTRODUCTION BY GEORGE N. SHUSTER. The illustrations throughout the text are profuse and are rendered from pen and ink drawings. There are twelve original aquatints on full-page plates. This highly regarded work came out of the travail of the Second World War. Long considered a great novel, The Wall signified the barricade which the occupying German forces constructed in order to seal off the Warsaw ghetto from the rest of Warsaw and from the rest of the world. Item #26042

First Edition, 1258 of 1500 copies, signed by the illustrator. This copy with the original prospectus and letter describing the book and its production. Illustrated with 12 powerful aquatints by William Sharp, pulled on hand-made Arches white paper.. 4to, publisher's original black linen edged on the front and back covers with tan linen panels, lettered in gilt and green on the spine panel, and housed in the original slipcase. x, 545 pp. A very fine copy, very lightly mellowed at the spine panel, still very pleasing and internally clean with only a small bit of edgewear to the slipcase.

Price: $110.00