Jun 15, 2023 - Sale 2641

Sale 2641 - Lot 93

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
INSCRIBED TO PUBLISHER OF FIRST AMERICAN EDITION ALFRED R. MCINTYRE REMARQUE, ERICH MARIA. Im Westen Nichts Neues. Signed twice (on front blank and below frontispiece), additionally Inscribed on front blank, "For Mr. Alfred McIntyre / with heartfelt thanks for the / successful cooperation on this / book and friendly / greetings!," in German, with an Autograph Manuscript, unsigned, in German, in pencil, 7 lines from the ending of Im Westen Nichts Neues, possibly a fragment from draft of original manuscript, mounted along left edge to front free endpaper and folded to fit. The manuscript, 1 page, 3 3/4x8 inches, ruled paper; faint scattered soiling, short closed separation at vertical fold. The book, 8vo, publisher's morocco, markedly worn, boards and backstrip detached. Berlin: Im Propyläen-Verlag, 1929

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The manuscript: "I stand up. / I am very quiet. Let the months and years come, they can take nothing from me . . . . The life that has borne me through these years . . . . so long as it is there it will seek its own way out, heedless of the will that is within me."