Albert Camus

The Plague

originally published:
Paris : Librairie Gallimard

We offered this unopened copy, one of 220 deluxe copies on velin pur fin, in our second Classic Book Cards set.


  • Connolly 100(1947)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 11/7/1913
died: 1/4/1960
born as: Albert Camus
nationality: France

French novelist, essayist, and playwright who addressed the isolation of the individual in an alien universe, the estrangement of the individual from himself, the problem of evil, and the inescapable finality of death, refelcting the anomie of the postwar intellectual. He received the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature.


We offered this copy of the first English edition, with striking jacket art by Michael Ayrton, in our Catalog 75.
We offered this copy of the first American edition, which was also the first edition in English, in 2001.