The Trial: Definitive Edition (Modern Library #318.1)

By: KAFKA, Franz

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Stated first printing (unconfirmed) of a Modern Library reprint edition of Kafka's acclaimed novel, which tells the absurdist tale of a bank clerk who is arrested on unspecified charges by an unspecified authority and put on trial for that unknown crime. This English language version with an appendix in which Kafka friend and literary executor Max Brod has restored certain passages which were written by the author but which were not included in the original text of the novel. Translated from the German by Willa and Edwin Muir. Revised, and with additional materials translated by E. M. Butler. Illustrated by George Salter. --- In Toledano spine 8 / red cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style j / verso lists 405 titles in ML catalog. ML #318.1. --- With prior owner's signature & rubberstamping to both sides of front free endpafront free endpaper, splotch of brown soiling to textblock fore-edge, else a tightly-bound, sound copy. Unclipped dust jacket with quite a bit of rubbing, otherwise bright, intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; vi, 341 pages

Title: The Trial: Definitive Edition (Modern Library #318.1)

Author Name: KAFKA, Franz

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Modern Library Editions,

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1961]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 83736