Article number: 4212
Stockholm, Albert Bonniers boktryckeri, 1960. 8vo. 40 pp. Colophon (in English translation): ”This chapter from a novel soon to appear is being published on the occasion of Ulla Bonnier’s birthday on March 24, 1960. The edition consists of 25 copies, one of which printed on special paper”.
Sewn as issued, white wrappers, printed dustjacket.
Inscribed by the author: ”Bertha och Eric Olsoni en hälsning från Eyvind J. 14/5 63”.
One of the rarest and most sought-after pamphlets in Johnson’s oeuvre. Later in the same year the text appeared as chapter 29-30 in his important novel Hans Nådes tid (The Days of His Grace).
Eyvind Johnson (1900-1976) was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature jointly with Harry Martinson in 1974.
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