New York: Pantheon, 1957. Hardcover. Bookplate of Erich Kahler to front pastedown. Erich von Kahler (1885 - 1970) was a Czech literary scholar and essayist. He moved to the U.S. in 1944 and taught at several schools including Princeton University. Bound in black cloth boards with white title to spine. Offsetting to front endpages, else clean. In grey illustrated dust jacket with black title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a few closed tears. 213 pages. SCI/091115. Very Good / Very Good.