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Karinthy, Frigyes
Karinthy, Frigyes
Karinthy, Frigyes
Karinthy, Frigyes
Karinthy, Frigyes
Karinthy, Frigyes
Karinthy, Frigyes
Karinthy, Frigyes

Karinthy, Frigyes

A Journey Round My Skull

First American edition of this medical memoir in which the Hungarian author describes with vivid equanimity the symptoms caused by a brain tumor, as well as its ultimate removal via surgery. Translated from the Hungarian by Vernon Duckworth Barker. NY: Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1939. First edition. Octavo, 8 1/8 x 5 5/8 in. 288pp. Blue cloth boards; blue and gold paper spine label; in dust jacket. Front free end paper excised (stub remains). A few spots of internal foxing to prelims, three tiny spots to textblock edges. Unclipped ("$2.50") jacket with ~1/4" bands of loss at spine ends, chips at tips, creases and edge-tears. A very good copy, sturdy and clean in a good (+), mostly complete jacket.

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