Item #6150 THE ALIENIST - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED. Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis, Alfred Mac Adam, Carroll Dunham, novella, translation, illustrations.
THE ALIENIST - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED

THE ALIENIST - LIMITED EDITION, SIGNED

San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1998. Limited Edition. Item #6150

One of 250 numbered copies specially bound and signed by the artist, this being copy no.140. Oblong quarto (36.5cm x 26.5cm); full evergreen cloth, with title and pictorial labels mounted to spine and covers; publisher's matching slipcase; [ii],[4],5-55,[3]pp, interleaved with twelve illustrations by Carroll Dunham on pale green stock. Fine in a very Near Fine slipcase, with some trivial finger-soil around the opening. "Translated here by Alfred Mac Adam, professor of Latin American literature at Barnard College and Columbia University, The Alienist is a hilarious indictment of nineteenth-century science, in which an alienist – the nineteenth-century equivalent of a psychiatrist – attempts to discover a foolproof means to distinguished sanity from madness" (from the publisher). Arion 55.

Price: $300.00