New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1938. First American edition. Hardcover. 285pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Red cloth with title printed in black on the spine. Good. Very minor wear at the spine ends and along the edges of the covers. Slight spine lean. The endsheets are darkened and discolored. The text block is cracked at the half title page. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Subtly rubbed and age-toned. The edges are lightly chipped and have several closed tears. The longest closed tear measures 3 inches long. The rear panel has multiple small abraded areas, a few of which obscure a tiny amount of the text. The internal, non-visible side, has light staining. Item #1773
Publisher's promotional sheet laid in. 'The Bridge in the Jungle' (Die Brucke im Dschungel) was originally written as a short story and was intended to be the title piece of Traven's short story collection. It was serialized in Vorwarts in 1927. Treverton 436.2.