New York: A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book / Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. 1970. First American edition. Hardcover. 284pp. Octavo [22 cm] Yellow cloth covered boards with a copper stamped title on the spine. Near fine. The spine ends are gently bumped. The dust jacket is in very good condition. Item #20981
From the jacket- "Mockingly juggling with lost and found illusions, with the tensions between reformists and revolutionaries, middle age and youth, Grass has created a satirical portrait of social confusions that to his customary exuberance adds a new mastery of subtle control."