New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1965.
First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 8 3/8" X 5 3/4". xii, 171pp. First American printing with introduction by Thomas Mann. Rather heavy edgewear to dust jacket, with small tears to edges and extremities, chipping to head and tail of spine, sunning to spine, and dust soiling. Blue paper over boards, with spine backed in black cloth and lettered in gilt. Heavy sunning to top edges, mild edgewear, and slight lean to spine. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A solid and attractive first edition thus of the beloved novel by Hermann Hesse, with the prologue added by the author in 1960, introduced by Thomas Mann. Good / good. Item #5139