FIRST BRITISH EDITION. 8vo. Olive green cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Gentle pushing to head of spine, sunned at spine and board edges. Edges toned, else, clean and tidy. Membership application form for The Book Society laid in. In Alan Bull’s illustrated dust jacket: spine a little sunned, chip and nick to head of spine, closed tear to bottom edge of front panel. A very good copy of the German author’s novella and short story collection.
Böll was awarded the Georg Büchner Prize in the same year (1967), and five years later the Nobel Prize for Literature (1972).
Author BÖLL, Heinrich; VENNEWITZ, Leila (translator)
Publisher London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson
Condition Very good/ very good