Sven Discovers Paradise; Translated from the German by Jenny Covan. Fritz Reck-Malleczewen.

Sven Discovers Paradise; Translated from the German by Jenny Covan.

New York: Horace Liveright, 1929. First American edition. 8vo, 336pp; purple cloth. A trifle shelf-rubbed; fine in a price-clipped dust jacket, bright and fresh with just a bit of wear to the spine ends and extremities, small snag to the rear. Item #205661

A popular novelist in his time, Reck-Malleczewen was an outspoken opponent of Hitler. In the 1930s, his books were banned in Germany and he himself was arrested and died in the Dachau concentration camp. A lovely copy, in an excellent Paul Wenck dust jacket.

Price: $245.00

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