First edition of All Quiet On The Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque, in dust jacket.
Octavo, 291pp. Beige cloth, title printed on spine and cover. Stated “first printing” on copyright page. Light wear to cloth, some soiling to back cover. Top edge pink. Publishers first state dust jacket, $2.50 net on front flap, with “First American Printing 100,000 Copies” on rear flap, tape repair to interior of spine, some chipping along top edge.
All Quiet On the Western Front, written by former German soldier Erich Maria Remarque, details the soldiers experiences during World War I. It was first published in German in 1928, then in English in early 1929. By 1930, the book had been adapted into an Academy Award winning movie, bringing it worldwide acclaim.