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Het Achterhuis. (The Diary of Anne Frank). [First Edition, Second Print]. by Anne Frank - Hardcover - First edition / Second Print - dec 1947 - from Dutch Rare Books Sellers (SKU: AF.02.01.15.(1))

Het Achterhuis. (The Diary of Anne Frank). [First Edition, Second Print].

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Het Achterhuis. (The Diary of Anne Frank). [First Edition, Second Print].: Dagboekbrieven van 14 juni 1942- 1 Augustus 1944. Met een woord vooraf van Annie Romijn - Verschoor

by Anne Frank

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Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Contact, dec 1947. Anne.Frank; 'Het Achterhuis, Dagboekbrieven van 14 Juni 1942 - 1 Augustus 1944'. Very good condition. Small octavo. Hard cover, pp 253. No dust jacket. FIRST EDITION, SECOND PRINTING of the diary of Anne Frank in the original Dutch language. One of the booklets printed in dec 1947. Original white and red paper-covered boards. Illustration with 3 photo's of the hiding place ('Het Achterhuis'), 1 groundfloor-plan and 2 examples (facsimile) of the handwriting of Anne Frank. Introduction by Annie Romein-Verschoor.Title on the front board and spine. A very good copy! Pages are a little bit tanned after all these years. No inscriptions.

Anne began her diary on her 13th birthday, 12 June 1942 during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. The diary was found in the hiding place ( 'Het Achterhuis') by Miep Gies, after Anne Frank, her Jewish family and other Jews were taken away to the concentration-camps. Miep Gies was one of the helpers during their time of hiding in 'The Secret Annexe / Het Achterhuis'. She gave the diary to Anne's father, Otto Frank, the only surviver of the hiding group, who found a publisher for the diary. Anne Frank died in march 1945 in concentrationcamp Bergen Belsen.

Inventory number: AF.02.01.15.(1)

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The Diary of Anne Frank. [First Edition, First Print]. AF.01.01.15.(2)
The Diary of Anne Frank. [First Edition/First Print]. AF.01.01.15.(3+) ;dustjacket.
The Diary of Anne Frank. [First Edition, Second Print]. AF.02.01.15.(2+) ;dustjacket.
The Diary of Anne Frank. [First Edition, Third Print]. AF.03.01.15.(2)


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Bookseller’s Inventory #
Het Achterhuis. (The Diary of Anne Frank). [First Edition, Second Print].
Anne Frank
Book condition
second hand - Very Good+
Quantity available
First edition / Second Print
Uitgeverij Contact Amsterdam
Place of Publication
Date Published
dec 1947
19 x 11 cm
Anne Frank; World War II; Holocaust; Amsterdam; Dutch Jews; Concentrationcamps Westerbork, Bergen Belsen.
19 x 11 cm

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