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The Little Prince by  Antoine de Saint-Exupery - 1st Edition - 1943 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC and Biblio.co.nz

The Little Prince

by Saint-Exupery, Antoine de

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


Reynal and Hitchcock, New York, 1943 First Edition, First Printing bound in the publisher's salmon color cloth. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with light wear to the panels. This First Issue dustjacket has the First Issue point with the publisher's Fourth Avenue address printed on the front flap of the dustjacket. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine.

The Little Prince, published in 1943, is French aviator Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's most famous novella. Saint-Exupéry wrote it while living in the United States. It has been translated into more than 180 languages and sold more than 80 million copies making it one of the best selling books ever. An earlier memoir by the author recounts his aviation experiences in the Saharan desert. He is thought to have drawn on these same experiences for use as plot elements in The Little Prince.




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