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The Masks of God: Creative Mythology. by  Joseph Campbell - Signed First Edition - 1968 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 98776)

The Masks of God: Creative Mythology.

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The Masks of God: Creative Mythology.

by Campbell, Joseph

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New York: The Viking Press, 1968. First edition of this Campbell classic, which discusses the primitive roots of mythology. Octavo, original cloth, pictorial endpapers, illustrated. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "To Lee Graham All my good wishes Sincerely Joseph Campbell." Near fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket. "A monument of learning, wonder, and wisdom, daringly conceived and brilliantly written by a man who is at home in the Eastern and the Western universe of spirit.... In temporal span and spatial scope and in relevance to the needs of its own day, it is unexampled" (Henry A. Murray, Harvard University).

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Studies the development of man's philosophical views of supreme beings in primitive, Eastern, and Western culture.

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Bookseller
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
98776
Title
The Masks of God: Creative Mythology.
Author
Campbell, Joseph
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Viking Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1968
Keywords
The Masks of God: Primitive Mythology First Edition

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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