Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1937. 308p., first American edition, red cloth boards ruled in gilt, panelled in blind, in dj. Top and tail of spine, and top edge of textblock are irregularly sunned, jacket very worn with a spine panel that is chipped and badly faded.
Authorial vita on the jacket is not repeated in the text; we find that the author emmigrated to the US at age thirteen, thereafter divided his time between US and Germany, wrote earlier journalism and novels, survived concentration camp imprisonment.