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George I. Gurdjieff
RARE- GURDJIEFF ~ "All and Everything" Beelzebub's Tales 1941 Pre Publication
1941 Pre Publication Typed Draft. RARE 1941 Pre - Publication photocopy of typed pages from Gurdjieff's own notes. Possibly only 10 copies made. Given to me in 1974 in California by my Gurdjieff teacher. Condition is good considering the age. Has been used for my own study. There is some ware and loosening of the binding. G. I. GURDJIEFF ~ All and Everything : Beelzebub's Tales - 1941 Pre Publication photocopy of typed draft. This RARE limited Edition Collectors set is not available anywhere. This 3 volume set was given to me in 1974 in L.A. California where I was studying with a Gurdjieff group. I was told at the time by my teacher that this limited edition draft copy came from Willem Nyland or John Pentland, who were teaching in California at the time. I was told there were only 10 copies made available to my teacher. The chapters in this draft were read at meetings with Gurdjieff during the times of his writing 1930's to 1940's to get peoples reactions and later modified and finalized for publication by E.P.Dutton & Co. in 1950 after his death as their first edition of "All and Everything, Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson". There are some differences between this 1941 draft and the 1950 Dutton publication. Chapters names, sentence meanings, paragraph order and alternative words are some of the differences. Gurdjieff was constantly revising and editing his writings due to translation and syntax differences. Here is a link to more information about the making of All and Everything. … [Click Below for Full Description]
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