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The Tao of Pooh by  Benjamin Hoff - 1st Edition  - 1982 - from Third Season Books (SKU: 000306)

The Tao of Pooh

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The Tao of Pooh

by Hoff, Benjamin

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
ISBN 10
0525241248
ISBN 13
9780525241249
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New York: E. P. Dutton, Inc., 1982. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. E. H. Shepard. 158 pp. First edition stated, first printing. Clean, bright, square book with light rubbing to spine and just one board corner bumped, some offsetting and light toning to endpapers. Bright dust jacket is free of tears, with slight edgewear and a few minute crinkles near the edges, light rubbing where cloth meets the boards. Some slight softening at top and bottom of spine and one ~1-2mm whitened spot of wear at top of spine. Presents nicely in fresh mylar dust jacket protector. The Tao of Pooh has itself become a cultural icon and the first printing is scarce.

Synopsis

The Tao of Pooh is a book written by Benjamin Hoff. The book is an introduction to Taoism, using the fictional character of Winnie the Pooh. Hoff also wrote The Te of Piglet, a companion book. Hoff uses Winnie the Pooh and the other characters from A. A. Milne's stories to explain the basic principles of philosophical Taoism. Winnie the Pooh, for example, represents the principles of Wu Wei, or Wei Wu Wei.

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Details

Bookseller
Third Season Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
000306
Title
The Tao of Pooh
Author
Hoff, Benjamin
Illustrator
E. H. Shepard
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity-available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0525241248
ISBN 13
9780525241249
Publisher
E. P. Dutton, Inc.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1982

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