Hamburg: Rowohlt Verlag, 1959 [Charters D28]. First and only printing of the first German edition of On the Road, translated by Georg Binzer and Werner Burkhardt [though not credited in the book]. A German translation of the 30 essentials of “Belief and Technique of Modern Prose” is printed on the reverse side of the front cover, and on the obverse side of the back cover. 6,000 copies issued November 1959. Published at 12.80 DM. Dust jacket artwork credited to Werner Rebhuhn.
Crown octavo (8vo), 12.5 x 20.0 cm, 304 pp. In original plain white smooth-finish wrappers with dull-coated illustrated dust jacket glued to the spine of the cover. The dust jacket flaps wrap around the cover panels. Paperbound. Near fine, tightly bound and clean. Additional images of the book available on request.
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