Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: As New in As New dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; [x], 147,  pages
Publisher: New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1981.
A most handsome first American trade edition/first printing, following a privately printed limited edition by the Franklin Library, in As New condition in alike dust jacket.
First published in Germany in 1979 as "Das Treffen in Telgte", Nobel laureate Günter Grass sets this short novel in 17th Century Germany decimated by the 30 Years' War. With his sharp wit, Grass explores academic arrogance and the lessons political and religious history have for the modern world.