New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1951.
1st Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author(s). Klein, A.M. THE SECOND SCROLL. Signed. New York, Alfred A. Knopf. First Edition of Canadian poet A. M. Klein's allegorical novella, one of the earliest works of great Holocaust literature, Inscribed by him on the front free endpaper: "For Dr. Cyril F. James, (Principal and Vice - Chancellor of McGill University), With undiminished homage, Cordially, A.M. Klein." A near fine copy (light use at the heel and crown of the spine), in 1/4 orange over black patterned paper covered boards, black titles to the spine, in a bright, fresh very good indeed dustwrapper with some light use, a few tiny nicks. 8vo. 198 pp. "The Second Scroll is probably the most remarkable novel ever to be written in Canada . because of the richness of the prose which clothes it.". Robertson Davies. The Peterborough Examiner. $325.00.
Item #29686 Price: US$325.00