The first English edition of An Autobiography: The Story of My Experiments with Truth by Mohandas Gandhi, published in 1949.
Octavo, xiv, 420pp. Black cloth, title in gilt on spine. Stated “First published in Mcmxlix” on copyright page. Solid text block, touch of toning to edges, a very good example. In the publisher’s dust jacket, retail price listed on front flap, a few small chips to corners and spine, small loss to top edge of rear panel. Split along rear hinge flap, secured by Japanese tissue repairs. A very good example of a scarce dust jacket.