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Hamsun, Knut, Pan

Hamsun, Knut Pan , London: Gyldendal, 1920.

First Edition. Very Good. FIRST EDITION This is the rare first impression of the first UK edition of this strange and wonderful tale of Lieutenant Glahn. In so many ways this is a story that could only come from the pen of the mysterious and enigmatic Knut Hamsun. Bound in the publishers original fine weave green cloth with bold black title lettering to spine and front board. Four pages of advertisements for forthcoming publications by the publishers Gyldendal to the rear of book as per first edition issue. All pages are present and correct and tightly bound. Black title lettering is sharp and definite with no fading. Light wear and signs of handling otherwise a remarkably fresh copy of this absorbing Knut Hamsun tale of an inconsolable broken heart played out in the dreamy surrounds of a Norwegian forest. Translated from the Norwegian by W. Worster, M.A. Knut Hamsun was the recipient of the Noble Prize for literature which is an honour bestowed on only the elite few. Photographs of this book are available at your request. A nice collectors copy which bears all the hallmarks of having been well looked after over the years. (Book ref. 000791 )  £ 125.00

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