Article number: 4578
Stockholm, Albert Bonniers förlag, 1924. 8vo. 132 pp.
Half morocco, front wrapper bound in, sligt wear and spine faded. Bookplate.
Privately printed for the “Pennklubben” in just 200 numbered copies, of which tihis in no 17.
First and only edition. Contains fifteen essays and short stories by different writers, each contribution signed in ink by the author.
Selma Lagerlöf (1858-1940, awarded the Nobel prize for literature in 1909) writes about Carlyle’s influence on her own magnum opus Gösta Berling’s saga (1891); her signature in ink is found on p. 62. The other contributors are Karl Asplund, Poul Bjerre, August Brunius, Ernst Didring, Tor Hedberg, Gustaf Hellström, Carl G. Laurin, Axel Lundegård, Ludvig Nordström (“Den osynliga boken”, s. 79-84), Sten Selander, Gunnar Mascoll Silfverstolpe, Gustaf Ullman, Fredrik Vetterlund och Anders Österling.
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