New York: Harcourt Brace & World, Inc. / A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book, 1970. Gunter Grass. First U.S. Edition. Cloth and boards. 8vo (8 1/2" x 6"), yellow cloth with gold lettering on spine, Mylar-protected glossy pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) of a finger being held just above a flame executed by the author, tan endpapers, [vi] + 570 pages. Fine / Very Good +. Item #2954
Günter Wilhelm Grass (German: 1927 – 2015) was a German novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor, and recipient of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Grass is best known for his first novel, The Tin Drum (1959), a key text in European magic realism. It was the first book of his Danzig Trilogy, the other two being Cat and Mouse (1961), and Dog Years (1963).
SUPERIOR CONDITION internally & externally! Photo of Grass on rear panel. Tight, bright, clean in a dust jacket with some light soil along the joints and a couple of clean nicks.