Item #00008772 Siddhartha. Hermann Hesse.


[New York]: New Directions [1951], 1951. First American edition. Hardcover. 8vo. [6], 3-153, [3] pp. Quarter green cloth over pictorial boards, gold lettering on the spine, black topstain, housed in a pictorial slipcase with a paper label on one side. Price of $5.00 on the paper label. The first issue, without the photographer credit on the copyright page. Russell 285. A nice copy of Hesse's philosophical novel that tracks Siddhartha's search for spiritual enlightenment, or Nirvana. A significant work of post-modernist literature published during the Beat Era. Very Good+. Item #00008772

A Near Fine book with a spot or two of foxing to the leaves in a Very Good slipcase with toning to the green cloth on the slipcase and a spot of wrinkling and discoloration to the paper label.

Price: $700.00

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