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2 Limited Edition Club books 1962- 1. Mann, Thomas- ''The Magic Mountain''- Hartford, Connecticut, 1962, 2 vols, bound in thick gray cover, translated by H. T. Lowe-Porter, introduction by author, illus. with wood engravings by Felix Hoffmann, planned by Max Caflisch, 366 pp, #800/1500, signed by the artist, slipcase (splitting). 2. ''Plato: The Trial and Death of Socrates''- Verona, 1962, translated out of Greek with introductory analyses by Benjamin Jowett, preface by Huntington Cairns, illus. by Hans Erni, #1300/1500, signed by the printer, Giovanni Mardersteig and the illustrator, slipcase, slightly weak with partial tears at joints.