Translated by Stuart Gilbert.London, Desmond Harmsworth, 1932 Stock Code: 129419
NotesFirst UK edition, first impression. Saint-Exupéry is most famous for his landmark children's book Le Petit Prince (1943), but Night Flight, first published as Vol de Nuit (1931), is his greatest literary work, a remarkable modernist treatment of the new age, man's position in it and the relationship of technology and humanity, selected by Connolly in his 100 Books of the Modern Movement.
Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in dark blue morocco, titles to spine silver with a star blocked in the corner of each panel, single rule and star cornerpieces to boards in silver, single rule and star cornerpieces to turn-ins in silver, blue endpapers, silver edges.
Mild partial toning to half-title, an excellent copy in a fine binding.
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