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ID: 2466
Man into Woman. An Authentic Record of a Change of Sex. The True Story of the Miraculous Transformation of the Danish Painter Einar Wegener (Andreas Sparre).
[ELBE, Lili]

Category: First Edition

London, Jarrolds. 1933.


Edited by Niels Hoyer [Ernest Harthen]. First English edition, 8vo. Finely bound in modern morocco in the colours of the Transgender Pride Flag, blue, pink and white. Translated from the German by H.J. Stenning, introduction by H.J. Stenning, 25 photographic plates (on 22 sheets). Gilt lettering to spine and gilt roll-tool decorative border at fore-edges. In accordance with Lili Elbe's last wishes Niels Hoyer arranged the papers she left behind in the form of this book.ourney from "man into woman", undertaken in the early 1930s. Lili Elbe's story was filmed as The Danish Girl (2015), for which Eddie Redmayne won an Academy Award playing the title role. A fine copy with a light spotting to the original end papers.

Price £2000.00

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