Almanach des Schocken Verlags auf das Jahr 5695.

Berlin, Schocken Verlag, 1934/35.

12mo, pp. 158; in the original printed wrappers, neat repair to spine.

£180

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Pp. 96-103 contain Kafka’s Aufzeichnungen über eine jüdische Wandertruppe, the description of his meeting with a troupe of Yiddish actors in the Café Savoy in Prague in 1911. This encounter was to have a profound effect on his writing. The passage was later published in an extended version in the Tagebücher volume of Max Brod’s Gesammelte Schriften, 1935-7.

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