Oct 10, 2019 - Sale 2519

Sale 2519 - Lot 276

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
FRANK, ANNE. Het Achterhuis: Dagboekbrieven van 12 Juni 1942-1 Augustus 1944 ["The House Behind: Diary Entries."] Illustrated with halftone frontispiece author portrait, 2 photographic reproductions of the interior of the house, 1 floor plan, and 2 facsimiles from the diary. Original Dutch text. 8vo, publisher's white and russet paper boards, spine with usual toning, stain to top corner of front board; first issue dust jacket, spine panel perished, tanned with chipping along top edges, rear flap fold with tear extending halfway down; ink marks to front flyleaf, endleaves tanned and occasional foxing to front and end matter as usual, tidemark to last half-dozen leaves. Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Contact, (1947)

Additional Details

true first edition in the rare first issue dust jacket, with the author's name lettered in yellow on the front panel, second issue printed in blue. One of only 1500 copies printed.