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Hesse, Hermann
Magister Ludi
Aldus Publications Limited, London, 1949. Fine in a Near Fine jacket, unclipped (fifteen shillings net), lightly rubbed, some bumps and creases, shallow chips at the top edge. Black buckram with gilt lettering on the spine. Square and firmly bound with a red top stain, clean internally. The first English translation of what many critics consider to be Hesse's magnum opus. In awarding Hesse the Nobel Prize for Literature, the committee noted the novel "occupies a special place" in his work. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Carpetbagger Books [Woodstock, IL, U.S.A.]
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