The Golem. by MEYRINK, Gustav

The Golem. by MEYRINK, Gustav
  • Another image of The Golem. by MEYRINK, Gustav
  • Another image of The Golem. by MEYRINK, Gustav
  • Another image of The Golem. by MEYRINK, Gustav
  • Another image of The Golem. by MEYRINK, Gustav
  • Another image of The Golem. by MEYRINK, Gustav
  • Another image of The Golem. by MEYRINK, Gustav

The Golem. Translated by Madge Pemberton.

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1928. First UK edition, first impression. Original black cloth, with spine lettered in red. Ex-libris and signature to front. 288 pp. 190 x 130 mm (7½ x 5 inches). First published in serial form from December 1913 to August 1914 in the periodical Die Weißen Blätter.

HUC-JIR (Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion) says on its website:
An outstanding early work about the golem was the novel entitled Der Golem (1915; Eng. 1928) by the Bavarian writer Gustav Meyrink (1868–1932), who spent many years in Prague. Meyrink's book, notable for its detailed description and nightmare atmosphere, was a terrifying allegory about man's reduction to an automaton by the pressures of modern society.

Condition: No dust wrapper. Head and tail of spine have minor chipping. Light foxing / age toning to pages; overall a firmly-bound and clean copy.

Book ID: 2521
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