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FROM THE DIARY OF A SNAIL by  Gunter | translated by Ralph Manheim Grass - Signed First Edition - 1973 - from Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA (SKU: 4373)

FROM THE DIARY OF A SNAIL

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FROM THE DIARY OF A SNAIL

by Grass, Gunter | translated by Ralph Manheim

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New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1973. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding/near Very Good dust jacket. Octavo. [8], 310 pp. First American Edition, signed by Grass on the half title. Green cloth with title stamped in gold on the spine; a clean copy in shelfworn dust jacket with a vertical crease down the middle of the front panel; price intact on the top of the front flap. Gunter Grass was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1999.

Synopsis

The German novelist's experiences campaigning for Willy Brandt provide a portrait of Grass the family man, writer, and concerned citizen, and a meditation on his nation's history and civilization's progress. Translated by Ralph Manheim. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book.

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bookseller
Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
4373
Title
FROM THE DIARY OF A SNAIL
Author
Grass, Gunter | translated by Ralph Manheim
Format/binding
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ binding
Jacket condition
near Very Good dust jacket
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1973
Bookseller catalogs
Literature and Fiction; Rare Book Room;

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Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA

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About Michael Pyron, Bookseller, ABAA

Booksellers for more than 15 years, offering a general stock with an emphasis in Special Press, Art and Photography, Literature and Americana. We prided in our high level of customer service—if you aren't satisfied with either the book or the service you've received let us know about it so we can make you happy. Additionally, we offer a wide range of bookbinding and book repair services. Check us out atfacebook.com/michaelpyronbookbinder.Given the nuances in book repair and binding, I can offer a close estimate based on images of your book, but will need to have book in hand in order give you a firm estimate. And as always, we buy books!

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