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Teachings of Don Juan

by CASTANEDA, Carlos

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The True First Edition CASTANEDA, Carlos. The Teachings of Don Juan. A Yaqui Way of Knowledge. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1968. First edition of the author's first book. Octavo. 196 pp. Full gray cloth, gilt-stamped on spine, dust jacket. Jacket lightly rubbed along extremities, some minor chipping to top and bottom of spine. Overall, a very good copy of this influential work dealing with "nonordinary reality." HBS 67668. $850

The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge was published by the University of California Press in 1968 as a work of anthropology. It was written by Carlos Castaneda and submitted as his master’s thesis in the school of anthropology. It reportedly documents the events that took place during an apprenticeship he claimed to have served with a self-proclaimed Yaqui Indian Sorcerer, don Juan Matus, between 1960 and 1965.




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