Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; [vi], 570 pages
Publisher: New York: Harcourt Brace & World, Inc., 1965.
A just about Fine first printing of the first US edition, slightly rubbed, in alike dust-jacket. Signed by author and Nobel Prize winner Günter Grass directly on the title page.
First published in Germany in 1963 as "Hundejahre", it is the last novel in the Nobel Prize winner's "Danzig Trilogy". Grass explores the German conscience in the story of half-Jew, Eduard Amsel and his Natzi friend, Walter Matern through Germany's pre WWII years in the 1920s to the war's aftermath in the 1950s.