Bambi: A Life in the Woods.
[Translated from the German by Whittaker Chambers.] Foreword by John Galsworthy.New York: Simon and Schuster, 1928 Stock Code: 107906
Unusual presentation copyFirst edition in English, first printing (July 1928); originally published in German (Berlin: Ullstein Verlag, 1923). With an excellent photographic portrait of Salten mounted opposite the title page and inscribed: "for Mr Nelson Craig cordially Felix Salten, 1935". The portrait is the same as that used by Salten on his press card for the Union of Foreign Correspondents in Vienna (issued December 1932). Inscribed photographs of Salten are extremely uncommon.
Octavo. Original green vertical-ribbed cloth, spine lettered gilt and with thick gilt rule at head and tail, front cover with deer motif in gilt in central panel, pictorial endpapers, top edge yellow.
Frontispiece and 25 plates by Kurt Wiese, vignette title page printed in black and green.
Spines dulled and slightly rolled. A very good copy.
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