New York: Pantheon Books, 1988. First American Edition. Advance Reader's Copy. John Barth's copy - with his signature on the title-page. With a typed letter from Editor, Diane Wachtell at Pantheon Books, to John Barth. A Very Good copy with very light foxing to white wraps. Translated from the German by Michael Hofmann. 353pp. Signed by John Barth. Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Softcover.