Night, Elie Wiesel
First British edition, first printing of Wiesel's acclaimed autobiographical novel based on his experiences as a prisoner at Auschwitz and Buchenwald during the Holocaust. This edition precedes the American edition. With a foreword by Francois Mauriac, translated from the French by Stella Rodway.
London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1960. Publisher's original black cloth, gilt titles to spine; pp. 139. An about very good copy in a like, price-clipped dust jacket. Binding sturdy with a slight lean, minor wear to board extremities. Bookstore stamp to dust jacket flaps and front pastedowns, with some ink residue to endpapers. Price and a scribbled inked to flyleaf. Scattered foxing to edges of text block and internally. Jacket shows some shelfwear with chipping to extremities, spine rubbed, a few minor stains and some writing to back panel. Despite the aforementioned flaws, it presents well in archival mylar.