Hesse, Hermann. Diesseits – Kleine Welt – Fabulierbuch. Berlin, Suhrkamp, (1954). 987 pp., 1 l. contents. Light-blue orig. cloth with black back-plate, gilt back, and the gilt stamped author’s monogram on front cover. Light-grew top edge.
COLLECTED WORKS. – 1st-10th thousand of this first and final edition of the three narration volumes in one, dedicated to Mr. + Mrs. Hans C. Bodmer in Zurich. – Title in red and black. – Small white label rest on fly-leaf. – Contains also “(An Evening at Doctor Faust)” as the perhaps most lasting narrative of this collection.
Offer no. 13,105 / EUR 35. (c. US$ 38.) + shipping
“ … and I wish to thank you for packing it so carefully … ”
(Mr. P. M., August 28, 2003)