Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st US Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo ; [x], 371,  pages
Publisher: New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987.
A most attractive first US edition/first printing in Fine condition in alike dust-jacket. Translated by Ralph Manheim.
First published in Germany in 1986 under the title "Die Rättin" by Nobel Prize winner, Günter Grass. "And the rats shall inherit the earth, or so Grass concludes in this wonderful work of speculative virtuosity. With no less a subject before him than the ultimate fate of humankind." (from Library Journal).