A Sketch of My Life.Paris: Harrison, 1930 Stock Code: 147995
First edition in English, number 52 of 75 copies on Imperial Japan vellum, signed by the author, with the errata slip on the limitation page. Mann's autobiographical sketch was originally published in German as "Lebensabriß" in Die Neue Rundschau, June 1930, and is translated here by H. T. Lowe-Porter.
Octavo. Original quarter vellum, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, brown paper-covered boards, top edge gilt.
Engraved bookplate of the American attorney, Osmond Fraenkel (1888-1983), to front pastedown. Spine darkened, minor rubbing to extremities, contents fresh and free from marks throughout. A near-fine copy.
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