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KAFKA, Franz. Der Heizer. Ein Fragment. Leipzig: Kurt Wolff, 1913.
8o. Frontispiece. Original boards, upper cover with printed label (light fading to spine). Provenance: E. Hölsch, summer 1915 (ownership inscription on front free endpaper).
FIRST EDITION of Kafka's second book, consisting of an early version of what would become the first chaper of Amerika; published as the 3rd volume in the literary series "Der Jüngste Tag," which was designed by Kurt Wolff for the publication of short stories, poems and work in progress, and introduced many expressionist authors to a broader audience. Dietz 21; Wilpert/Gühring 2.
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