All Quiet on the Western Front
First edtion in English, 1929
REMARQUE, Erich Maria (1898-1970). All Quiet on the Western Front. Translated from German into English by A.W. Wheen. London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1929.

First edition in English of one of the most important war novels of the 20th-century. Originally serialized in the German newspaper Vossische Zeitung, the novel describes the enormous physical and mental stresses of the First World War and its aftermath. This book, and its sequel The Road Back (1930), were among the books banned and burned in Nazi Germany. This edition of the English translation preceded the U.S. edition.

Octavo. Original cloth; printed dust jacket (slightest edgewear at extremities, a couple very short closed tears at edges); custom box.
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