Signed by Naguib Mahfouz

The Dreams. Translated by Raymond Stock.

Cairo: American University Press, [2004].

Price: $2,000.00

About the item

First edition in English. xviii, 125, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Signed by Naguib Mahfouz. Cloth backed boards. Fine in fine dust jacket. Inscribed. Provenance: from the Library of Robert Silvers.

Item #318808

Signed by the Nobel prize winning author (in Arabic) opposite the title page, with a note by the translator, “signed by Naguib Mahfouz, Maadi, Cairo, June 7, 2006” and inscribed on the title page, “to Bob Silvers with all best wishes, Raymond Stock, June 7, 2006”

With a loosely inserted autograph note, signed, from the translator on a postcard, reading in part “Dear Mr. Silvers: A mutual friend, Deborah Treisman, thought that The Dreams by Naguib Mahfouz (enclosed) might interest you. … With best wishes, Raymond Stock”.