The Diaries of Victor Klemperer 1933-1945: I Shall Bear Witness; To the Bitter End - Victor KlempererLondon: The Folio Society, 2006, Hardback ..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Slip Case. Title background is a little rubbed and patchy otherwise a very well presented two-volume set.
Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Maps; Maps to the endpapers and blanks; Born in 1881, the son of a rabbi, Victor Klemperer studied in Munich, Geneva and Paris. He was a journalist in Berlin, taught at the University of Naples and received a DSM during World War I as a volunteer in the German army. He was subsequently a professor of romance languages at the Dresden Technical College until he was dismissed as a consequence of Nazi laws in 1935. He survived the Holocaust and the war and taught again as an academic until his death in 1960.
Size: 9½" x 6¼"
Number of Pages: [XXXI/XIX] 604/664
Introduction: Martin Gilbert
Translator: Martin Chalmers
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