Lot 92: KAFKA, FRANZ. DIE VERWANDLUNG, 1915 (1 VOL.)
October 20, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 8vo (208 x 124mm.), 5pp. advertisements at end, original publisher's blue boards with title lettered on upper cover and on spine, pictorial dust-jacket by Ottomar Starke dated 1916 with the printed section of a wrap-around regarding Der Fontane-Preis for 1915 (mentioning Kafka), collector's black morocco-backed folding box, endleaves and title-page slightly foxed, boards slightly warped and faded at edges, dust-jacket slightly soiled with a small tear at head of upper cover
Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate
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