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Anthony Smith Books

General stock but specialities include library sets, illustrated books, architecture, biography, history and literature.  Small stock, £10 - £10,000. Private premises, with regular pop-up shops in central London. Visitors welcome by appointment. Very flexible. Catalogues issued occasionally. Pop-up shops held at John Murray's former offices at 50 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BD.

Der Tod in Venedig [Death in Venice]. Novelle.


Second printing (Zweite Auflage) following 60 signed copies of which 50 were for sale. Quarter vellum-like paper spine over marbled paper boards with a Prussian blue spine label lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt. Silk marker ribbon. Tiny loss to one corner of the spine label. Very slight foxing to fore edge and end papers. Neat ink ownership (’Lili Schosslaender’), dated 1913, on fly. Near fine.