Princeton: Princeton University Press, (2014). First Edition. Hardcover. First printing, octavo size, 333 pp. Fine / Fine. Item #CNJL2404
From the dust jacket flap, "Erich Auerbach (1892-1957)...a prophet of global literary studies [and] best known for his classic literary study Mimesis, [here] presents a wide selection of essays, many of which are little known outside the German-speaking world...twelve have never appeared in english before, and one is being published for the first time..."
___DESCRIPTION: Bound in full light grey cloth over boards, gilt lettering stamped on spine; octavo size (9 7/16" x 6 1/4"), pagination:[i-v] vi-xlix [1,blank] [1-3] 4-284. Dust jacket cover with front panel of "The Great Flood", black and brown lettering with author bio and summary of book on front flap, editor and translator blurbs on back flap, review blurbs on back panel.
___CONDITION: Volume is fine, with clean boards, straight corners without rubbing, a strong, square text block with solid hinges, the interior is clean and bright, and entirely free of prior owner markings. Dust jacket is fine, clean, unclipped and unpriced, has the barest hint of edgewear at the bottom of the front cover.
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