DIE ERFINDUNG GEGEN SICH SELBST ERZÄHLUNGEN. Wien, Berlin, Stuttgart: Paul Neff Verlag, 1962. Octavo, boards. First edition in German. Seven stories translated from the Czech by Erich Bertleff. "Fine parables, with humorous notes, in search of the definition of humanity in an age of science, reason, and the modern world's turmoil." - Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-296. "The stories are told with verve, humanity, and wit." - Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-799. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and some general dust soiling to white background. Scarce. (#162962).
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