Book #26695

Inmarypraise - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Günter Grass, Ralph Manheim
Inmarypraise - 1st US Edition/1st Printing. Günter Grass, Ralph Manheim.
Inmarypraise - 1st US Edition/1st Printing
Inmarypraise - 1st US Edition/1st Printing

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 8vo; 87, [1] pages
Publisher: New York: A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., c1973.
ISBN: 0151444064
Illustrator: Illustrated by Maria Rama

A fine first printing of the 1st American edition in dust-jacket with two minor, short tears, else fine. Signed by author and Nobel Laureate Günter Grass directly on the front fly leaf.

The Berlin photographer Maria Rama has made a selection of her Grass studies available for this book. Following the artist's instructions, she has produced photographic source materials for later overpainting ; B & W Photographs.

Price: $390.00

Author Bio

Günter Grass

The great German novelist, Günter Grass, died on April 13, 2015. He won the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature for his "frolicsome black fables [that] portray the forgotten face of history" and the Nobel Academy named him the "predecessor" of "García Márquez, Rushdie, Gordimer, Lobo Antunes and Kenzaburo Oe." Although his landmark 1959 novel, The Tin Drum, was initially rejected by his countrymen, it became an international success and launched his career. Grass became known as the conscience of Germany--a status that was later questioned when he disclosed his involvement during World War II.

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