Hamsun, Knut. Benoni [first edition]
Hamsun, Knut. Benoni
New York: Alfred A. Knopf. 1925. Hardback 8vo; first edition. 251 pp. Black cloth, red lettering to spine, red and green border design to spine, front board. Condition: Good; extremities worn; chipping to head and tail of spine; front hinge cracked; light tanning to fore-edge. $30
Knut Hamsun was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1920. Benoni is a richly descriptive but beautifully understated story of life in a Norwegian village, by one of the supreme stylists of late 19th- and early 20th-century literature.
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