Lot 97
JUNG (CARL GUSTAV) Modern Man in Search of a Soul, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, 1936
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Modern Man in Search of a Soul, fifth impression, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed to his secretary: "To Miss Robinson/ A Sign of Gratitude/ from the Author/ C.G. Jung/ Oct. 1936", and with an autograph note inserted: "Miss Robinson/ Please ring up E.P. Goldschmidt and Co Ltd, 45 Old Bond Street/ tell them you are my secretary, they should send book of Nicolas Flamel to this place. I want it", publisher's cloth, dust-jacket, 8vo, Kegan Paul, 1936


  • JUNG ORDERS AN ALCHEMICAL TRACT FROM E.P. GOLDSCHMIDT: Flamel, the French mediaeval alchemist, was author principally of Le Livre des figures hiéroglyphiques, as well as Le sommaire philosophique, Le Livre des laveures, and Le Bréviaire de Flamel, his works being first published in the seventeenth century. Jung's alchemical library is currently in the process of being digitised by the Jung Foundation in collaboration with ETH Zurich. See illustration on preceding page.
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