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SAINT-EXUPERY, Antoine de.

Night Flight.

Translated by Stuart Gilbert.

Published: Paris: Crosby Continental Editions [Black Sun Press], 1932

Stock code: 89851

Price: £750

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First Black Sun Press edition, preceded by the UK edition of the same translation published by Desmond Harmsworth in the same year. From the library of American author and screenwriter John B. Sanford and with his ownership blindstamp on the initial blank. Night Flight was awarded the Prix Femina in 1931 and was selected by Connolly for his 100 Books of the Modern Movement. John B. Sanford is best remembered for his novel The People From Heaven (1943), an anti-racist novel which tells the story of a black woman who kills her white rapist. He received a PEN/Faulkner Award for his five-volume autobiography, Scenes from the Life of an American Jew (1985–91).

Octavo. Original white self-wrappers printed in black. Light spotting and partial toning to wrappers, tiny closed tear to fore margin of p. 107, else contents clean and fresh. An excellent copy.

Bibliography: Minkoff B-7.

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