1899 · Boston
by Lagerlöf, Selma; Flach, Pauline Bancroft [translator]
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1899. First American Edition. 8vo., 378 pages; G+ hardcover; bound in dark green cloth, gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering and orange and pale green pictorial on front cover; spine slightly cocked; mild bumping to head and tail of spine, chipping to cloth at head edge of spine; top edge of text block gilt, others uncut; previous owners name on ffep; small booksellers sticker on front pastedown; sun-fading to spine; photo pasted on title page; binding slightly weakened; lacking the extremely scarce dust jacket; Lagerlöf's third book, a novel set in Italy, centers around the moral conflict between Socialism and Christianity. Originally published as Antikrists mirakler in 1897. Lagerlöf was the first female writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1909;. 1286904. Shelved Rockville Bookstore.
(Inventory #: 1286904)