Demian

by Hesse, Hermann

Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth is a bildungsroman by Hermann Hesse, first published in 1919; a prologue was added in 1960. Demian was first published under the pseudonym "Emil Sinclair", the name of the narrator of the story, but Hesse was later revealed to be the author. The novel was written in just three weeks.

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Demian

by Hesse, Hermann

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1923
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First Edition
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New York: Boni & Liveright, 1923. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good. First American edition of the first of Hesse's novels to ever appear in the English language. Signed and briefly inscribed by Hesse in pencil on the front free endpaper. Bound in publisher's original cloth with a striking pattern stamped in black and red, with design repeated on… Read more
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Demian: Die Geschichte Von Emil Sinclairs Jugend

by Hesse, Hermann

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1920
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First German Edition, in German
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Berlin: G. Fisher Verlag, 1920. First German Edition, in German. Hardcover. Very Good. Duodecimo. Second printing in the original gray paper-covered boards with titles in Gothic and a branch design. Period designer bookplate of scholar/collector Otto Feistmann and no other marks. A very well preserved, tight, clean, unmarked copy.
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Demian

by Hesse, Hermann

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1923
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Front hinge starting, very slight lean, otherwise close to fine, bright.
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New York: Boni and Liveright, 1923. First American edition. Front hinge starting, very slight lean, otherwise close to fine, bright.. 8vo, 215pp; original decorative cloth. Attractive copy of the first of Hesse's novels to appear in English, here in an uncredited translation.
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Demian

by Hesse, Hermann

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1923
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Demian

by HESSE, Hermann (1877-1962), [STRACHAN, W.J., translator]

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London: Peter Owen, 1958. [German Literature] FIRST UK EDITION. Octavo (19 x 13cm), pp.184. Publisher's turquoise cloth with gilt titles to spine. With the orange dust-jacket designed by Eric Patton, priced at 15s. Blue ink ownership to fly-leaf. Light handling and a few marks to cloth. Jacket a little toned to spine, with rubbing and chipping to edges. Very… Read more
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DEMIAN

by HESSE, HERMANN

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Demian: The Story of a Youth

by HESSE, Hermann

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1948
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(New York): Henry Holt and Company, 1948. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 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

by Hesse, Hermann

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1958
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London: Peter Owen, 1958. DJ is soft and worn along the edges and corners but still in one piece and still looking good. Previous owner's inscription on FEP (dated 1958) DJ not price-clipped. Text is clean, tight and bright. A wonderful and scarce edition.. hardcover. Good/Acceptable. Illus. by Trans.: W J Strachan. Used.
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Demian: The Story of a Youth

by Hermann Hesse

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1948
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Demian

by Hesse, Hermann

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1965
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Demian

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1946
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First Spanish Edition. First Printing
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Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth

by Hesse, Hermann

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Demian: de geschiedenis van Emil Sinclair's jeugd (BB-literair)

by Hesse, Hermann

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Demian

by Hesse, Hermann

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1948
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Demian : The Story of a Youth

by Hesse, Hermann

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1948
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Demian : The Story of a Youth

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1948
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Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth

by Hermann Hesse

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DEMIAN

by HESSE HERMANN

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DEMIAN

by HESSE HERMANN

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by HESSE HERMANN

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Demian (Sepan Cuantos / Know How Many) (Spanish Edition)

by Hermann Hesse

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Demian; (A London Panther)

by Hesse, Hermann

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Demian

by Hesse, Hermann

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DEMIAN (Bibliothek Suhrkamp Band 95)

by HERMANN HESSE

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SUHRKAMP VERLAG. Hardcover. VERY Good Bent/Torn Cover . 1971. In German. Small navy hardcover with orange jacket which has a small tear and some rubbing to edges but is Bro-Darted. Binding tight and pages unmarked except for small previous owner's name on the FEP.
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Demian: the Story of Emil Sinclairs Youth

by Hesse, Hermann

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Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth

by Hesse, Hermann

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Demian

by Hermann Hesse

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Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth

by Hermann Hesse

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Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth

by Hermann Hesse

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Demian

by Hesse, Hermann

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Demian

by Hesse, Hermann

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1965
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First American Edition
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New York, U.S.A.: Harper & Row, 1965. A very nice copy of the first American edition of this absorbing Hermann Hesse novel. Introduction by Thomas Mann. Hermann Hesse first published this novel in 1919 under a pseudonym and it was this great work that made him famous. First edition stated on the verso of the title page. All pages are… Read more
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Demian

by Hermann Hesse

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1965
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NEW YORK: Harper & Row, 1965. Cloth. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Very Good in Good/ GOOD PLUS jacket 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Blue cloth, sharp corners, DJ edgewear, spine cocked, 172 pgs. , binding tight, pages clean, inscribed ffep, A-U marked on the copyright page. Copyright 1965, introduction by Thomas Mann; 172 pages.
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Demian

by Hesse, Hermann

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Demian (German Edition)

by Hermann Hesse

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DEMIAN : THE STORY OF YOUTH

by Hesse, Hermann

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1948
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New York: Henry Holt, 1948. Later printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Hesse's lovely classic about the coming of age and the development of consciousness. For me, it was one of the books which actually carried me from the selfishnesses of youth, to the higher selfishnesses of adulthood. I cherish how powerful an effect this little book of Hesse's had… Read more
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Demian: the story of a youth (Aziloth Books)

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DEMIAN: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth

by Hesse, Hermann

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1965
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Demian (Peter Owen Modern Classic)

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Demian

by Hesse, Hermann

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Publisher: Bakhåll. Utg. 2006. Original Hardcover. 174 p. This book is brand new. Original title: Demian : Die Geschichte von Emil Sinclairs Jugend. Translator: Ågren, Erik. Language: Svenska. We have this book in our store house - please allow for a couple of extra days for delivery.
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Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth

by Hermann Hesse

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Demian: The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth.

by HESSE, Hermann.

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1965
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NY:: Harper & Row,. Good in Good dust jacket. 1965. Hardcover. Introduction by Thomas Mann. Translated from the German by Michael Roloff and Michael Lebeck. Stated first edition (thus). Mild spotting to boards, previous owner's name on front free endpaper, else good in a good (small abrasion and tape shadow on rear panel, foxing… Read more
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Demian

by Hesse, Hermann

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1970
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1989
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Demian

by Hesse, Hermann

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Demian (German Edition)

by Hermann Hesse

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by Hesse, Hermann

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