Item #983 The I Ching, or Book of Changes. Richard Wilhelm, Cary Baynes, Carl Jung, Translaltor, Introduction.

The I Ching, or Book of Changes

New York: Pantheon Books, 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. 2 vols. 1st edition in English, 1st printing. Foreword by C. G. Jung. Original cloth, fine, in chipped dustjackets, and worn slipcase. From many varieties, these jackets have rear flap ads reassuringly dated “1950” and married reprints don’t. The I Ching is the most venerable masterpiece in all of Chinese Literature with all you can handle on multiple levels including a fortune telling game for the sleeping uninitiated and a stairway into the mind of Confucius for the conscious and awakened. Near fine / good. Item #983

The origins of I Ching were as a divination text from the 10th-4th century BC. This edition was originally translated into German by Wilhelm in 1924, then into English here by Baynes— considered the first accurate and culturally sympathetic translation.

Price: $1,250.00