PSYCHOLOGICAL COMMENTARIES ON THE TEACHING OF GURDJIEFF AND OUSPENSKY. Three volumes. First Privately Issued Edition. Together with: PSYCHOLOGICAL COMMENTARIES ON THE TEACHING OF GURDJIEFF AND OUSPENSKY. Three volumes. First Trade Edition.
Privately printed for private circulation only, 1949. FIRST PRIVATE LIMITED EDITION. In three volumes (as originally issued) and limited to 200 copies only. Also, London: Vincent Stuart, 1952. FIRST TRADE EDITION. Volume One is rebacked and a bit more dull than the others though the internals are clean and tight; Volumes Two and Three are Very good. Marbled end papers. 1229 pages. Beryl Pogson's set which eventually became Elsie Benjamin's, wife of Harry. Front fly of Volume One remarks: "Please return to Mrs. Pogson, etc. (first address marked through by Pogson, and replaced with a new return address), together with the signature of Elsie Benjamin. Small 4to. The Trade 1st Description: Some foxing along fore edge; internals firm and free of marking; A Very Good or better set in the very scarce dust jackets which have the necessary "In Three Volumes" below the inside blurb. The fourth and fifth volumes put in their appearance some years later. Vincent Stuart, the publisher, was a member of Nicoll's group. 1226 pages. (Item ID: 16085)