Arch of Triumph

New York: Appleton-Century, 1945. First American Edition. First printing (and first edition in English), with the necessary "1" appearing at the end of the text. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper by the author to noted actress and civil rights activist Lena Horne: "To Lena Horne / with great admiration / Erich Maria Remarque."

Basis for the 1945 film noir starring Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, and Charles Laughton.

Very Good plus in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Light discoloration on the bottom right corner of the front board. Jacket has small tidemarks at the bottom corners, and is moderately rubbed on the edges.

The Dark Page I: 1940-1949, p. 208.

[Book #157059]