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Description:Very Good in None jacket. Boards lightly shelfworn; ex-library...Very Good in None jacket. Boards lightly shelfworn; ex-library markings include stamps/labels/card pocket; no dustjacket; otherwise Like New; binding square and straight; text unmarked and clean! Orders will be mailed either on the day ordered or the next business day.
Publisher: New York: Continuum, (1996). First edition
Description:Octavo. 192 pages. Fine in original black boards and a fine...Octavo. 192 pages. Fine in original black boards and a fine pictorial dust jacket with a mild vertical crease on the front flap.
Description:Very Good. 0826408478 COLLECTIBLE! 1st Edition, 1st Printing...Very Good. 0826408478 COLLECTIBLE! 1st Edition, 1st Printing 1996 Continuum Publishing Company (NY) HARDBACK; text clean/UNMARKED; color cover mild surface rubbing/edge wear w/no tears + few tiny nicks; price unclipped; spine strong; NOT x-library; No remainder mark; Not book club; 192 pages; translated from German by Vanessa Agnew; preface; 2 parts/24 chapters: "Ali Baba + the 49 Thieves--How to Really Get Rich" (88 pages, 10 chapters) and "Sisyphus--The Old Stone--The New Way" (92 pages, 14 chapters); footnotes; author biography; color front jacket illustration is "The Dream" (1910) by Henri Rousseau w/wrap-around design by Bonnell; "Have I truly written about fairy tales for the psyche here? Indeed I have, since the underlying theme of both works is really how human happiness can be examined thru fairy tales + myth; this ultimately amounts to discovering how to wrest success from the difficulties of life. Life is hard enough for the 2 heroes + even more so for the heroines. However, they do not allow themselves to be paralyzed by their problems: they see them as challenges. When we live like this, then life is animated: we feel connected to a pulsating life force"--author; very good to gift quality collectible copy of 13-year-old out-of-print hardback.
Description:Fine in Fine dust jacket. 0826408478. Translated from the German...Fine in Fine dust jacket. 0826408478. Translated from the German by Vanessa Agnew. First edition thus. Fine in a fine dust jacket.
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