Article number: 4205
Stockholm, Albert Bonniers förlag, 1946. 8vo. 604 pp. Sewn as issued, printed wrappers, slanted and worn, short tears to extremities.
First edition, inscribed by the author: “Maj och Yngve Lorents från vännen Eyvind J.”
Johnson’s modern version of The Odyssey, one of his most read and loved works.
Together with a copy of the very rare ”Avslutande notis”, [(Finishing note), Stockholm 1946,  pp.], a leaf with information about Johnson’s sources, which he chose not to include in the novel. The leaf was printed in a very small edition for presentation.
This copy inscribed by the author: ”För mina vänner. E. J.” (For my friends. E. J.)
Eyvind Johnson (1900-1976) was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature jointly with Harry Martinson in 1974.
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