Norwalk, Connecticut: The Easton Press, (2003). Leather bound. Large octavo size, 286 pp., signed by Vonnegut. Fine. Item #22041507
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (1922-2007) wrote across a broad spectrum; from "widely satirical novels" to fantasy and science fiction, Vonnegut had a message to deliver: the "horrors and ironies of 20th-century civilization" (n.b., quotes from the online Encyclopedia Britannica). His career spanned more than five decades, during which he would write fourteen novels, three short-story collections, five plays, and five nonfiction works.
This work, "Mother Night", "takes the form of the fictional memoirs of Howard W. Campbell Jr., an American, who moved to Germany in 1923 at age 11, and later became a well-known playwright and Nazi propagandist" - Campbell would later make an appearance in "Slaughterhouse Five" (n.b., quote from Wiki).
One of the Collector's Edition publications by The Easton Press, signed by Vonnegut on the page tipped onto the title page; loosely laid in is the Easton Press COA and the publisher's "Note".
___DESCRIPTION: Bound in full green leather over boards, gilt decorations on both boards, gilt lettering and decorations on the spine, all edges gilt, tan silk moire endpapers, Vonnegut's signature in blue ink on the page tipped onto the title page, title page in green and black, original silk ribbon marker; large octavo size (9 1/8" by 6 1/8"), pagination: [i-iv] v-xiii  1-268.
___CONDITION: Fine; the leather binding smooth and supple, the gilt bright, straight corners without rubbing, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings; clean, crisp, and as new.
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