Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka
First American edition, first printing of Kafka's classic novella. With illustrations by Leslie Sherman.
New York: The Vanguard Press, 1946. Publisher's original black cloth boards stamped in brown, illustrated endpapers; pp. 98. A near fine copy in a good or better, unclipped dust jacket. Binding remains sturdy and square, minimal wear to boards. Small closed tear to front endpaper, else internally clean and fine. Jacket shows a few closed tears, chipping to extremities with a spot of loss to front flap fold, tape reinforcements to verso. Presents well in archival mylar.