The Metamorphosis. Translated by A.L. Lloyd. London: The Parton Press, 1937. First English language edition. Pp, 74. Quarter cloth, paper boards, title label printed in black to upper cover, title lettered in black to spine. Covers showing light shelf wear (head & tail of sine, corners of boards), ownership name to front free endpaper, othewise contents in very good condition. Housed in collector's solander box. Described as one of the greatest literary figures of the 20th century in this novella (first published in German in 1915), Kafka directly reflects upon many of the negative aspects of his personal life, both mentally and physically.