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In the spring of 1922, several months after completing "Siddhartha," Hermann Hesse wrote a fairy tale that was also a love story, inspired by the ...Show synopsisIn the spring of 1922, several months after completing "Siddhartha," Hermann Hesse wrote a fairy tale that was also a love story, inspired by the woman who was to become his second wife. That story, "Pictor's Metamorphoses," is the centerpiece of this anthology of Hesse's luminous short fiction. Based on "The Arabian Nights" and the work of the Brothers Grimm, the nineteen stories collected here represent a half century of Hesse's short writings. They display the full range of Hesse's lifetime fascination with fantasy--as dream, fairy tale, satire, or allegory.Hide synopsis
Description:Dustwrapper is in Very Good condition. Ex-Library with usual...Dustwrapper is in Very Good condition. Ex-Library with usual stamps, marks etc. May be missing front endpaper. In Very Good general condition, with signs of slight use.
Description:FINE/ No DJ. As new except for sticker shadow inside front...FINE/ No DJ. As new except for sticker shadow inside front cover. Grey cloth with gilt lettering. 19 short stories by Hesse who "confessed that it had been his overriding ambition, while he was a child, to become a magician…though by magic he now meant the transformation of reality, the creation of a wholly new reality, in his writing..." 213 pages, 8.75x5.75" (22.2x14.6cm).
Description:Good. Ex-library copy in good condition with a mylar cover over...Good. Ex-library copy in good condition with a mylar cover over the dust jacket, a small part of the dust jacket cut out of the back, and some library stamps and stickers.
Description:Acceptable. 1982-Hardcover---No Dust Jacket-Used-Acceptable...Acceptable. 1982-Hardcover---No Dust Jacket-Used-Acceptable-Hall Street Books proudly ships from Brooklyn, NY. All orders are processed and shipped within 24 hours, M-F. 100% money back No-Worry guarantee with expedited delivery and delivery confirmation available.
Description:Good in Good jacket. Hardcover Boards are rubbed. Spine is...Good in Good jacket. Hardcover Boards are rubbed. Spine is bumped. Remnant of a sticker on first end page. Textblock edge is dust-soiled and stained. Textblock is age-toned. Stain on introduction page, textblock is otherwise unmarked. Dust jacket is not price clipped. It has light shelf wear in the usual places. Jacket drawing by Alan Tunbridge.
Description:Very Good. 0224020250 Packaged carefully to protect the corners...Very Good. 0224020250 Packaged carefully to protect the corners...UK 1st edition, Very Good/Very Good DJ in Mylar, price-clipped DJ has very light wear, short crease on front flap, in new Mylar, book has small faint stain at top edge of front board, small very faint stain at top edge of textblock, small rub on inside cover from sticker removal, clean unmarked text, an attractice copy.
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