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Journey to Ixtlan: The Lessons of Don Juan by  Carlos Castaneda - First Edition First Printing  - 1972 - from Gargoyle Books and Biblio.com

Journey to Ixtlan: The Lessons of Don Juan

by Castaneda, Carlos

Condition: Very Good/Good


New York, New York: Simon and Schuster, 1972. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. The third & final book in Castaneda's famed trilogy about the search for spiriTtual truth through mystical experiences with the sorcerer Don Juan in Arizona & Mexico. This is a true FIRST EDITION, First Printing hardcover from 1972, with printing statement only & LOC number. With brown cloth-covered boards & gilt lettering to front & spine, the book is in VG condition: quite clean, binding tight, with slight cocking. Pages show mild tanning, commensurate with age & paper quality; heavier around edges. Rubbing to extremities, bumped corners. NO writing/underlining/highlighting. NOT ex-lib or BCE. The unclipped DJ (with orig. $6.95 price intact at bottom of front flap) is also VG: clean & bright, but marred by slight edgewear, heavier chips at some corners & both ends of spine. Nicely protected in new archival mylar cover. Please see our photos. Description & photos copyright Gargoyle Books 2018. Same Day Shipping on all orders received Weekdays by 2 pm (Pacific time); Weekends & holidays, next business day.


Journey to Ixtlan is the third book by Carlos Castaneda. It was published as a work of non-fiction by Simon & Schuster in 1972. As with Castaneda's other books, the claim of non-fiction has been called into question by academics and readers. Responding to their review of Journey to Ixtlan, Joyce Carol Oates wrote a letter published in the The New York Times Book Review expressing her bewilderment at their review of what she saw as an obvious fiction.


  • Bookseller: Gargoyle Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 012839
  • Title: Journey to Ixtlan: The Lessons of Don Juan
  • Author: Castaneda, Carlos
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • Place: New York, New York
  • Date published: 1972
  • Keywords: mysticism desert native American Indian sorcery drugs peyote spirituality quest Arizona Mexico

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