Berlin: Suhrkamp, 1956.
Hardcover. 7 3/8" X 4 1/2". 244pp. Text in German. Moderate wear to dust jacket, with tears to edges and extremities, sunning to spine, small spots of dampstaining to spine, and dust soiling. Blue cloth over boards, with spine lettered in gilt. Mild edgewear to binding, with slight lean to spine. Binding is firm and sound. Publisher's age-toned postcard laid in. Pages are clean and unmarked. A solid and attractive 1956 printing in the original German of this short novel by the author of Siddhartha, Steppenwolf, Demian, and The Glass Bead Game. Very good / good. Item #5137