The Tin Drum. First American Edition. Inscribed Copy (1962)

Author: Gunter Grass

Book ID: 55433

Price: 695.00

The Tin Drum. Pantheon, 1962. First American Edition. A nice bright copy in pictorial dust jacket with some light fade to the spine and small chips to the spine. Price of $6.95 is present on the front inner jacket flap.

This is not a Book Club edition as it has the binding in red, the top of the text block is stained black and there is no stamp to the rear board therefore meeting true US first edition criteria.

Signed by Gunter Grass on title page. in German to the half title page it has also been dated Berlin 12.2.93.

A purported autobiography of a dwarf who lives through the birth and death of Nazi Germany, published in 1959 as Die Blechtrommel.

Grass won the Noble Prize for Literature in 1999.


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