Zurich: Fretz & Wasmuth, 1954.

Price: $30.00

Hardcover. First edition. 118pp. Text in German. Illustrated from 8 watercolors by Hermann Hesse. Gilt stamped quarter parchment and blue paper covered boards. A few numbers in colored pencil on rear endpaper, small bump on bottom cover edges, boards lightly stained, spine sunned, very good lacking the dustwrapper. Correspondences between Hermann Hesse and Romain Rolland.

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Briefe. Hermann HESSE, Romain Rolland.

Hermann Hesse
birth name: Hermann Hesse
born: 7/2/1877
died: 8/9/1962
nationality: Switzerland

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German novelist, poet, and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946, who principally deals with the individual's break with society to find spiritual fulfillment. With his appeal for self-realization and his celebration of Eastern mysticism, Hesse poshumously became a cult figure. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore