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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

Introduction by Eleanor Rooosevelt

FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Garden City, NY: American Jewish Committee, 1952.

Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD+ condition with VERY GOOD- DJ.

  • Volume displays minor to minimal overall wear and aging to covers and interior.
  • Black cloth covers are in excellent condition, with little to no signs of wear.
  • Spine features bright silver lettering.
  • Binding is secure throughout and has a little play.
  • Endpapers feature authentic monochrome green photographs of building. Front fly leaf has crossed-off signature along upper edge. (See photos)
  • Interior is gently toned throughout. 
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks. 
  • Textblock edges show commensurate toning, and feature red inking along head.
  • Original DJ is not price-clipped, and looks nice behind Mylar and is backed with archival paper. 
  • DJ shows overall age-toning, as well as some edgewear with rubbing and creasing to head and foot edges on front, 1.25" into DJ from foot, and 0.5" from head. (See photos)
  • Front of DJ has two vertical stains near fore edge, with little effect to photo and title, 2.25" from head and 4.5" from foot. (See photos)
  • DJ spine ends also show slight chipping and some creasing. 
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20190613

285 pages. 5.25 x 7.75 inches.

Anne Frank's diary is one of the most touching and remarkable accounts of one Jewish family's hardships during Hitler's invasion and occupation of Europe. It is also a tale of hope and faith, more significant over 70 years later than it was at the time of Anne Frank's death. Far from being only the diary of a young girl, this memoir documents the dreadful events of the time, as seen through the eyes of one profoundly affected by the events. First published in 1952, it has been translated into over 60 languages and is still considered one of the great pieces of literature.

Anne Frank (1929-1945) was a German-born Dutch-Jewish diarist and holocaust victim. She died in the concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen after over two years of hiding with her family in an attic of the warehouse that had been part of her father's business.

Includes an introduction by Eleanor Roosevelt. 

EDITION POINT: Shows 1952 printing, with year 1952 on title and copyright page.

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