formerly Shakespeare and Company Books, now VIcarious Experience

Mephistopheles and the Androgyne by Mircea Eliade. Sheed and Ward. Hardcover with dust jacket.

Sheed Mephistopheles and the Androgyne: Studies in Religious Myth and Symbol by Mircea Eliade. Sheed and Ward.  (1965). There is a pencil written note on the first blank page "return to Maud Oakes". I do not know if this is in Maud Oaks' hand or not. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" 223 pages Hardcover with dust jacket. DUST JACKET: Small tears and chipping to the top and bottom of the dj spine. Some wear to the top and bottom of the joints to the flaps. Two small spots of staining near the bottom of the back panel. Otherwise, no unusual folds or creases. Is price-clipped. Now protected by a removable mylar dj cover. BOOK: Light cover edge wear. A tiny ink written note inside on the top of the last blank page possibly in the same hand. Inside the back cover, in pencil, appears to be a used bookstore price and code indicating a 1966 date. No other previous owner markings. No tears, folds or creases to pages. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. IL18a

"Maud Van Cortlandt Oakes (1903–1990) was an ethnologist, artist and writer who published her research into the cultures of indigenous tribes in the Americas, including the Navajo of the American Southwest and the Mam of Guatemala. She is best known for her books recording these tribes' ceremonies, art and stories." - Wikipedia