Item #62 Small Town Tyrant. Heinrich Mann.

Small Town Tyrant

New York: Creative Age Press, Inc., 1944. First American Edition, 1st Printing.

Octavo (8 1/8 x 5 1/2 inches; 208 x 140 mm), 255, [1] pages, in gray cloth, titles to spine, in a pictorial dust jacket.

Heinrich Mann's novel about a tyrannical schoolmaster who gets mixed up with a cabaret singer, originally published in German in 1905. The novel was the basis for the 1930 movie, The Blue Angel, starring Marlene Dietrich. Scarce in dust jacket.

CONDITION: Slightly cocked, with small stain to lower board, bumping to spine ends. Internally, the pages are lightly toned, probably due to being printed on cheap wartime paper, but are clean and unmarked. The unclipped dust jacket has some chips as well as two one-inch tears where the flaps meet the panels. Some darkening to lower panel. Overall, about Very Good. Item #62

Price: $250.00

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