New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. First American edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Original Publisher's black cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt to the front panel and spine. 8vo. [viii], 264, [265 -266 ads & colophon], 2 blank pp. Top edge stained dark brown. Fore-edge and bottom edge rough cut. In a complete and very attractive example of the very elusive dust jacket which has received some minor restoration - white background only. Jacket designed by Frank McIntosh. Minor soiling. Translated from the German by Herman George Scheffauer. Contains nine stories written by Thomas Mann between 1898 and 1926.