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    B. Traven. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre. Alfred A. Knopf, 1935.

    First American edition. Octavo. 366 pages.

    Publisher's black cloth over boards. Title blindstamped to front board. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight scuffing to top edge. Very minor wear to extremities. Some light chipping to dust jacket. Flaps of jacket detached and held in place with archival tissue. Very good in a dust jacket worthy of expert restoration.

    The mysterious and enigmatic author's most famous novel. This is his second novel published in America. His previous novel, Death Ship had also been published by Knopf. Roy Pateman, in his biography of Traven (The Man Nobody Knows), writes that the "renowned American publisher Alfred Knopf had been in the business for over twenty years, but not until a visit to Berlin in 1932 was he made aware of the existence of Traven who by then had sold millions of books in Europe." John Huston's Oscar-winning 1948 film helped to establish this deserving novel as a literary classic.


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