New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1959. First U.S. Edition Thus. Hardcover (19.5 x 12.5cm); pp. 31, [1, blank]; dark brown cloth covered spine with lettering in gilt; brown patterned paper covered boards; black endpapers.
Occasional minor scuffs to paper covered boards; 25mm closed tear at the bottom of pp. 3; pages a shade age toned; an otherwise tidy copy. Item #1323
'First Meeting with the Hussar' was selected from the American Edition of Von Rezzori's German novel 'Ein Hermelin in Tschernopol.' This First Edition was privately printed ahead of the publication of the complete novel as a new year's greating to friends of the author and his publishers.