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The City Beyond the River, Hermann Kasack, Peter de Mendelssohn, 1953

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The City Beyond the River, by Hermann Kasack. A Translation of the German novel 'Die Stadt hinter dem Strom' made by Peter de Manelssohn. 

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Published by Longmans, Green and Co, London, New York, Toronto. Printed in Great Britain. 1953 first edition. Uncommon.

A very good hardback with leather spine and corners. Raised bands with gilt decoration. Burgundy leather (faded to dark brown on spine) and cloth over boards. Lightly rubbed. Some wear marks to first free endpaper. Some minor rubbing and wear to edges. Previous owner's signature in pencil to endpaper. Some offsetting to endpapers opposite leather corners.

Text is in very good condition - bright, clean and soundly bound. Coloured red to top edge. An unusual and attractive custom binding of this  publication.

Text in English.

356pp.

Weight approximately 488g unpacked.

Dimensions: Approximately 192mm high x 136mm wide x 32mm deep.