INSCRIBED COPY OF MICHENER’S THE BRIDGE AT ANDAU
MICHENER, James A. The Bridge at Andau. New York: Random House, (1957). Octavo, original beige cloth. Housed in custom chemise and slipcase. $750.
First edition, inscribed, “Tinicum, Pa. 21 June 75, To Jane Engelhard, a good friend, James A. Michener.” With his Japanese chop.
The story of communist Hungary and Michener's participation in its failed anti-communist revolt of 1956, in which over 20,000 oppressed Hungarians fled across the Andau Bridge into Austria. Without original dust jacket. Groseclose A010. The recipient Jane Engelhard was a well-known philanthropist.
A fine inscribed copy.