Salzburg-Wien: Residenz Verlag (Welsermühl), 1991. First edition. Presentation copy. In original hard paper, with dust cover. 195,  p. In fine condition.
Sebald’s (1944–2001) anthology of essays on literature, written between 1976 and 1989. Includes essays on Charles Sealsfield, Karl Emil Franzos, Peter Altenberg, Franz Kafka, Joseph Roth, Hermann Broch, Jean Améry, Gerhard Roth, and Peter Handke. The essay on Handke had been published in this book first. Inscribed to Armin Abmeier (1944–2012), German publisher and collector of first editions, illustrated books and comics.