Good. London, 1911. Green cloth covered boards with gold spine titles; edges and covers worn and lightly soiled; 8vo, 7 3/4" to 9 3/4" tall; no jacket. Bookplate on front pastedown; previous owner's name on free front endpaper and first page of text, otherwise interior is unmarked; 474 pages.
Hardcover reprint of the original 1911 edition-beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo-6x9". No adjustments have been made to the original text, giving readers the full antiquarian experience. For quality purposes, all text and images are printed as black and white. This item is printed on demand. Book Information: The Fool In Christ, Emanuel Quint; A Novel. Hauptmann, Gerhart. Indiana: Repressed Publishing LLC, 2012. Original Publishing: The Fool In Christ, Emanuel Quint; A Novel. Hauptmann, Gerhart. New York, B. W. Huebsch, 1911.
1st U.K. ed., from the American sheets, green cloth, spine lettered and elaborately dec. gilt, pp30 publishers' catalogue at rear, dated July, 1912, translated from the German by Thomas Seltzer. Well-regarded novel concerning a modern-day mystic who, in emulating Christ's precepts, suffers a similar fate. In the year of its U.K. publication, Hauptmann received the Nobel Prize for Literature. Some v minor bleeding of d/w die to top hinge of spine, top edge dusty, v faint offsetting to endpapers; very good indeed in the scarce d/w, nr vg, discoloured at spine, with closed split lower fold, and slight loss at tail. No date but known to be 1912.
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