Road of Ages

This epic novel has a red-orange dust jacket with a wraparound illustration of peasants moving across a desert landscape. Lettering is in white and brown. Some mild edgewear to jacket, book itself is a clean, tight, first edition copy. Nathan's fascinating novel is a startling pre-echo of the second World War, imagining a time when the Jewish people have been driven out of all other nations on earth and sent to settle in the Gobi desert. 232 pages; approx. 5"x8".


  • Road of Ages
  • Robert Nathan
  • Alfred A. Knopf, 1935
  • First edition