DIE WELT AM LAUFENDEN BAND. ROMAN. [Wien]: Höger-Verlag, 1937. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-262  [264: ads], original medium green boards with dark green cloth shelf back, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition, first printing. The author was one of those who saw in traditional Japanese culture a natural model and analogue of the Prussian values advanced by the Nazis. The title of the present volume was considered five years earlier for a translated edition of Huxley's BRAVE NEW WORLD (whose Shakespearean allusion would be lost in a literal translation). Bloch (2002) 1755. Not in Nagl. A fine copy in pictorial dust jacket with light wear at edges and shallow chips from top edge of spine and rear panels. (#143997).
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