Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Publisher: New York: A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., c1973.
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; 87,  pages.