Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke 1892 – 1926. 2 Vols.

New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1945. First American edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 399 (1), two double page plates. 468 (1)pp. , 4 plates. Original light green cloth with gilt lettering on spine, partly on light brown-stamped square. Frontispiece photographs. Publisher's devices and decorative ruling on title pages. A Wartime Book. Illustrated with facsimile reproductions of Rilke letters in volume one, a drawing by Emil Orlik with a facsimile letter on verso, and photographs of Rilke with Paul Valéry and of Rilke's grave in volume two. Dustjackets with light wear along edges, small chips and lightly rubbed. Volume one with medium along top of back cover and spine, price clipped and additional small cutout at bottom of inside flap of volume two. Bindings with very light wear along edges, volume two with light smudging on front cover. Small dealer sticker on inside back cover of volume one. Dustjackets in overall good-, binding and interiors in good+ to very good condition. Good- to very good condition. Item #50261

Price: $150.00