Murry Hill, New York; (1930): Farrar and Rinehart, Inc. First Edition. Octavo. Item #022389
296pp., Translated from the German by Donald Douglas. This story was written from the notes of a young German officer. Federn was an Austrian man of etters, novelist, historian, dramatist, critic and poet. He had translated works in German by Emerson, Whitman and essays on American literature which became well known in Germany and Austria. He is also known for his Dante and His Time and his Richelieu. He is best known for his so-called Hundrerd Tales, short novels collected in two large volumes. Douglas, the translator of this work is a wekk known Americam critic and novelist and author of The Black Douglas. Bound in tan cloth lettered in green, spine lettering green,top edge green, near fine in a very nice, unclipped pictorial dust jacket with toning, especially at the spine and very light edge wear, rubbing displayed on the lettering at the bottom of jacket involving the E and D.