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MANN, THOMAS (1875-1955) German novelist, short story writer, and Nobel laureate. g-o-i-n-g, G-O-I-N-G, GONE! Rare Book Auction catalog. Signed at conclusion of Thomas Mann’s Foreward: “Thomas Mann” Also Signed by EINSTEIN, ALBERT (1879-1955) Theoretical Physicist at conclusion of Einstein Preface. December 8, 1938. 8vo, 47pp. With 17pp, supplement. Accompanied by a custom, red cloth and leather slipcase. Wear to slipcase spine. 

Hotel Plaza, New York, December 8, 1938, 1938. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. "This catalogue bears witness to an undertaking of practical aid on behalf of peoples in Europe who are being unjustly persecuted . . ." – Albert Einstein [Einstein, Albert and Thomas Mann.] . Going, Going, Gone! Rare Book Auction. Hotel Plaza, New York, December 8, 1938. , [1938] Joint Distribution Committee of the American Funds for Jewish War Sufferers, [1938]. Original wrappers, 48 pp. Near fine. Half morocco case. FIRST EDITION. Signed by Albert Einstein and Thomas Mann, who contributed the Preface and the Foreword.This auction, organized by famed bookseller A. S. W. Rosenbach, was held in 1938 to benefit European refugees. It is signed by the two leading exiles living in the United States at the time, Albert Einstein and Thomas Mann.

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