Deluxe limited edition of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, signed by the author. The only known copy to appear on the public market.
Thick octavo, xii, 1249pp, . Black cloth, title in gilt on spine, author’s initials on front cover. This is the first edition, first printing of the revised edition from 1990, with a new afterword by the author. Silk endpapers, silk bookmark. This copy appears unread. In the publisher’s matching cloth slipcase, faint shelf wear to side panels, a near fine example. This copy is signed by the author on the limitation page, being number 60 of 100 copies. A unique piece from one of the foremost historians on the Third Reich.
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich was first published by Simon & Schuster in 1960, and it was a commercial success in both the United States and Great Britain. It won the National Book Award for Nonfiction in 1961.