Berlin: S. Fischer Verlag, 1930. Hardcover. 143p., text in German, cover illustration, illustrated endpapers and 13 drawings, catalogue of Thomas Mann publications available through Fischer laid-in, bookplate, light wear else very good first edition in illustrated boards. The 1936 Knopf collection "Stories of Three Decades" which contained this novella is Young 2488.
"Mario and the Magician". Many adaptations of this tale of Cipolla, a fascist magician who abuses his powers and is killed by Mario, an Italian.Filmed in 1994 with Julian Sands and Klaus Maria Brandauer.