Siddhartha, Hermann Hesse
True first edition, first printing of Hesse's literary and spiritual classic, inspired by the early life of the Buddha. First printing indicated by "Erste bis Sechste Auflage'' printed on the copyright page, date of 1922 on both the title page and copyright page.
Berlin: S. Fischer Verlag, 1922. Publisher's orange paper over boards, lettered in black on front cover; pp. 147, [1, blank], [2, publisher's ads], [1, blank], [1, colophon. A clear laminate has been affixed along the spine, presumably for preservation, original spine material intact with some loss along the joints, title and author clearly visible. Binding firm. General light shelfwear to boards with some mild instances of rubbing/abrasion, a few instances of discoloration. Internally clean but for a small stamp to first blank and the verso of the rear board.