Newcastle Upon Tyne: Side Real Press, 1029. Large thick octavo, original black boards stamped in red, green and white on spine and front panel. 551 pp. 259 numbered copies printed, of which this is number 223. A fine copy, without dust jacket, as issued. Item #312453
¶ Ewers' first book, first published in German in 1910. An English translation was published in America by The John Day Company in 1927. This edition bears a new Introduction by John Hirschhorn-Smith, plus the added articles: 'The Sorcerer's Apprentice' (A Play In 12 Scenes) adapted from the novel by Howard Phillips circa 1935, from a typescript in the Ewers archive; 'A Swiss Passion Play' by Sabine Baring Gould; 'Mystics and Mesmerism in The Sorcerer's Apprentice' by John Hirschhorn-Smith, & a Select Bibliography. The text is the original unexpurgated translation by Ludwig Lewisohn with sections restored by Joe E. Bandel. All the Mahlon Blaine illustrations / title pieces (etc) from the original John Day edition of 1927 are included.