Ordeal by Labyrinth: Conversations with Claude-Henri Rocquet

By: Eliade, Mircea

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First Edition, First Printing in clean dust jacket. Clean unfaded burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, clean burgundy endpapers - no names or bookplates. HOWEVER, there is a great deal of underlining in very light pencil throughout the text. Else, a fine copy. 225 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has one chip at top right panel edge, about the size of a coffe bean; 1" closed edge tear at top rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Mircea Eliade--scholar, philosopher and writer--has led a life as rich an fascinating as any of his influential ideas. Raised in Romania, Eliade went on to study in italy and India; to become an apprentice yogin in the Himalayas; to write enormously popular gothic and erotic novels, twice-weekly columns for three of Romania's daily newspapers, and numerous highly acclaimed works in the history of religions; to act as cultural attache in wartime London and teach in postwar Paris and, finally, Chicago. He also came in contact with many of the most interesting thinkers and personalities of the twentieth century.

Title: Ordeal by Labyrinth: Conversations with Claude-Henri Rocquet

Author Name: Eliade, Mircea

Categories: Religion, Biography,

Edition: First

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press: 1982

ISBN Number: 0226203875

ISBN Number 13: 9780226203874

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good Jacket

Seller ID: 029055

Keywords: religion, historians, biography, Mircea Eliade, first edition, Claude-Henri Rocquet,