EAST-WEST FIRE. Schopenhauer’s Optimism and the Lankavatara Sutra, An Excursion Toward The Common Ground between Oriental and Western Religion.

London: John M. Watkins, 1955. First Edition, First Impression. Small octavo, original black boards, gilt titles on spine. 67 pp, Appendices, Index. The author's copy, from his library, marked "Desk Copy CM" in pen on front endpaper in the author's hand. To be clear, it appears that Muses had 2 copies, this and one other. Occasional annotations throughout, including a caption for the diagram on p. 63; rear free end paper contains 6 lines of page numbers including related notes/concepts. A very good copy lacking the dust jacket. Note: the title page states London: John M. Watkins / 1955 / (Published in the United States of America by The Falcon's Wing Press, Indian Hills, Colorado). The spine panel bears the Watkins imprint. Item #311737

¶ The author's first book, originally written by him in 1938, here first published.

Price: $100.00

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