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Steppenwolf [1st English translation]

$1,750.00 inc GST

By Hermann Hesse

First English translation [1929] in rare dustwrapper

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Description

  • First English translation [Secker, London, 1929] of Hermann Hesse‚Äôs classic semi-autobiographical novel
  • Octavo; 322 pages + advertisements; light foxing, mainly to edges; extremities a little rubbed with cloth rubbed through at top of spine.
  • With the very scarce jacket [price-clipped; creased and chipped (with minor loss) predominantly to top of spine and less so to base and other extremities; neat 18mm tear to the top corner; spine darkened].
  • Published originally in Hesse’s native German in 1927 [this translation into English by Basil Creighton], Steppenwolf is an enduring classic and one of the great philosophical novels in modern Literature.