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    Hermann Hesse. Blick ins Chaos. Bern: 1920. First edition, signed.

    More Information: Hermann Hesse. Blick ins Chaos. [A Glimpse into Chaos]. Bern: Verlag Seldwyla, 1920. First edition, signed by the author with a passage from the book written in manuscript ink: "Jeder von uns wird eine / Stunde in seinem Leben, auf / der Myschkinschen Grenze / stehen müssen, wo die / Wahrheiten aufhören und / neue beginnen können / H Hesse." The passage is on page twenty-nine in the concluding paragraph of the chapter "Gedanken zu Dostojewskis 'Idiot'" ("Thoughts on Dostoyevsky's "Idiot'"). Octavo (7.75 x 5.0625 inches; 195 x 128 mm.). [iv], 43, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's perfect binding in original whitish brown wrappers printed in green and black; page edges rough-trimmed. Green rule along the front joint faintly faded; edges very lightly rubbed. Light bruising along the front hinge; a few leaves in the first gathering loose but still secure; over-opened between second and third gatherings. An attractive near fine copy.

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