Life is Real Only Then, When "I am" ( All and Everything / Third Series ). G. I. GURDJIEFF, Valentin Anastasieff, Georges Ivanovich Gurdjieff, From the David Tibet collection.

Life is Real Only Then, When "I am" ( All and Everything / Third Series ).

New York: Privately printed by E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. for Triangle Editions, Inc., 1975. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Octavo. xviii + 170pp. Black cloth with gilt titling, b&w frontis photo of Gurdjieff. A private printing (marked "for private distribution") of this, the third series of Gurdjieff's "All and Everything" trilogy. This copy from the library of British artist, writer and musician DAVID TIBET (founder of the music group Current 93) with his OWNERSHIP SIGNATURE on the first blank page. The book comprises various autobiographical writings, the texts of a series of talks that Gurdjieff gave to his New York group in 1930, and a long, incomplete essay, "The Outer and Inner World of Man." Cloth lightly rubbed and mottled, light bruising to spine ends, page edges unevenly browned, endpapers unevenly browned, pages clean and unmarked. Faint musty odour. Overall a tight, clean VG+ copy in VG+ dust jacket (Dust jacket lightly rubbed overall with some very light creases, not clipped. Now in mylar cover). Item #68398

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