The Psychology of Man's Possible Evolution. P. D. OUSPENSKY.

The Psychology of Man's Possible Evolution.

New York: The Hedgehog Press, Inc, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 98pp. Red cloth boards lettered in gilt on spine, b&w illustrations. Born in Moscow in 1878, Ouspensky became a well-known mathematician, author, and journalist. He wrote his major study on the psychology of higher consciousness, "Tertium Organum: A Key to the Enigmas of the World," in 1912, and in 1915 he became a student of G. I. Gurdjieff, whose work he spent much of the rest of his life promoting. The unusual first edition, of this volume which comprises five lectures delivered by Ouspensky as an introductory course for those who came to study with him in London and New York. Light bruising to spine ends, top edge darkened and dusty, else a tight, clean and unmarked near Fine copy in G+ dust jacket (Dust jacket panels and edges rubbed and spot chafed, slightly chipped at spine ends and corners, not clipped. Now protected by removable mylar sleeve). Item #64249

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