Stanford, California: James Ladd Delkin, 1948. First U.S. Edition. Hardcover. Octavo size, 41 pp. Near fine / very good. Item #CNBR015
Alan Watts (1915-1973) was a British poet and philosopher, best known for popularizing Eastern religion, philosophy and poetry for a Western audience, most notably the counter-culture youth in the Bay Area and New York in the 1950s and 60s. This essay was first published in 1947 under the title "Zen Buddhism, A New Outline and Introduction".
___DESCRIPTION: Original handmade paper covered boards, with lettering in black and red to upper board and backstrip, original glassine dust jacket, printed in black and red throughout, numerous illustrations, octavo 8 1/2" by 5 1/2", x, 11-41 pp., first U.S. edition.
___CONDITION: A near fine copy in the original glassine, slight age-toning to the endpapers where the glassine lies, minor chips to glassine at head and tail, internally bright; near fine.
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