Demian: The Story of a Youth

(New York): Henry Holt and Company, (1948).

Price: $225.00

Hardcover. First American edition. Foreword by Thomas Mann. Fine with toning on the rear panel, but otherwise near fine with very minor flaws.

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Demian: The Story of a Youth. Hermann HESSE.

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