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Magister Ludi

Hesse, Herman


1st Edition

Publisher’s blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Red top stain. Lettering to spine a little rubbed in places. Decorative book plate to paste-down. Lacking dust jacket. A beautifully preserved copy: tight binding, pages clean and bright. *** First edition of Hesse’s last full-length novel. Originally published in Switzerland in 1943 after being rejected for publication in Germany due to Hesse’s anti-Fascist views. The novel played a big part in Hesse being awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1946. Translated by Mervyn Savill. Foreword by Eric Peters. The novel was re-translated in 1969 under the better known (and more correct) title The Glass Bead Game.

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Book Details

AuthorHesse, Herman
PublisherAldus Publications Limited
Publisher Year1949
Book ConditionFine
Binding TypeHardcover
Edition1st Edition