Lithographies Originales de Walter Spitzer.  

Author Malraux, André / Spitzer, Walter [Lithographs]
Place of Publication Paris
Publication Name Imprimerie Nationale / Éditions Lidis
Year 1960
Language(s) French
RARE LIMITED EDITION WITH LITHOGRAPHS by Walter Spitzer (b.1927) who established himself in the 1960s as an illustrator of exclusive editions of works by André Malraux, Jean-Paul Sartre, Joseph Kessel, Nikos Kasantzakis and others. The Six-Day War prompted him to begin painting subjects from Jewish and Biblical history and in 1993 made the sculpture "Muselmann" for a Jewish memorial at the Buchenwald Memorial˙ as well as a memorial to the deportation of the French Jews in Paris, inaugurated by President François Mitterrand in 1994. COPY No.1662. André Malraux (1901-1976) was an eminent French novelist and art theorist who later in his life became Minister of of Information (1945-46) and Minister of Cultural Affairs (1959-1696). For his novel "La Condition Humaine" (in English translation called "The Human Condition") Malraux was awarded the prestigious Prix Goncourt. 285x235mm. 292 pages [+2]. Semi-rigid cover with dust-jacket, transparent plastic dust-jacket and slipcase. Dust-jacket spine bottom edge slightly chipped. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare and beautifully illustrated edition of a novel by one of the most influential 20th-century French novelists is in very good condition.
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Catalog Index Number MA 22 19

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