(Dallas): Dalkey Archive, (2016). First American Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Large heavy quarto. 10 x 13.5 in. 1496 pp. Fine in original grey linen with printed paper labels in red and black affixed to the upper cover and the spine, as issued, and in a near fine original cardboard slipcase with printed paper labels attached. Item #32843
The first edition in English of Zettel's Traum, the author's magnum opus. Inspired by Finnegans Wake the the story is concerned with the problems of translating Edgar Allan Poe into German and with exploring the themes he conveys, especially regarding sexuality. (Wiki). " ... it shall be called Bottom's Dream, because it hath no bottom;..." - A Midsummer's Night's Dream.