THE DEATH SHIP. The Story of an American Sailor. B. Traven.

THE DEATH SHIP. The Story of an American Sailor.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1934. First U.S. edition and first publication of Traven's own English-language translation of this, his first novel. The UK edition with translation by Eric Sutton precedes; but this is the preferred edition of, arguably, his most famous book after THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE. Faint offset to front endpaper otherwise fine in near fine dust jacket with few tiny nicks and tears, spine slightly toned, and one small chip to rear bottom corner. FIRST WITH TRAVEN'S OWN TRANSLATION.
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