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    Hermann Hesse. Am Weg. Zürich: [circa early 1940s]. First collected edition, inscribed with a lengthy quotation.

    More Information: Hermann Hesse. Am Weg. Zürich: Büchergilde Gutenberg, [no date, circa early 1940s]. First collected edition, featuring eight early short stories, written between 1903 and 1914; limited to 8500 numbered copies, this out of series; inscribed by the author on the front pastedown: "Für Dr. v. [---] / von, / Verfasser / H. Hesse / x. 43," with a lengthy quotation on the front free endpaper by the author in manuscript ink. Octavo (8.625 x 6.125 inches; 221 x 136 mm.). 60 [61], [1, blank], [1, contents], [1, blank] pages; eight full-page illustrations by Louis Moilliet. Publisher's white paper-covered boards, spine and front board lettered in gilt; top edge stained light reddish-brown. Spine somewhat sloped; backstrip faintly browned; board margins just a shade dulled; boards very slightly splayed; corners very softly tapped with just a touch of wear. Near fine.

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