Lot 707: Robert Musil

RR Auction

2015-06-29 15:00:23

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Lot 707: Renowned Austrian writer (1880–1942) whose unfinished novel The Man Without Qualities is regarded as one of the most important modernist novels. Rare ALS in German, one page, 3.5 x 5.5, November 10, 1921. Untranslated letter to Dr. Efraim Frisch regarding Musil's novel Grigia. In fine condition, with two punch holes to the left edge, affecting two words. In 1912, Frisch became an editor at Georg Mueller Verlag and was in charge of publishing some of the most famous German-speaking authors of his time, including Mann and Musil. He went on to form the literary and political journal The New Mercury, bringing many of his publishing connections with him. An incredibly rare and important German literary figure, this is only the second Musil we have ever offered. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453 Sunday, 17th May 2015 Estimate: $400-600
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