Lot 79 of 725:
4 works by Ram Dass, 2 signed  

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Estimate:
$100 - $150

Title:
Four works by Ram Dass, two signed
Author:
Dass, Ram
Place:
Various places
Publisher:
Date:
Various dates
Description:

Includes 2 signed works:

  • Still Here: Embracing Aging, Changing, and Dying. Cloth-backed boards, dj. Riverhead Books, 2000. Signed on the title page.
  • Compassion in Action: Setting Out on the Path of Service. Wrappers. Ball Tower, [1992]. Signed on the title page.

Plus 2 unsigned volumes:

  • The Only Dance There Is. Wrappers. Anchor Press, [1974].
  • Grist for the Mill. Wrappers. Unity Press, 1977. Previous owner's name on half title.

Ram Dass, previously known as Dr. Richard Alpert, collaborated with Timothy Leary as Doctors of psychology at Harvard in the 1960s, researching the effects of LSD and other psychedelic chemicals. In 1967, Dr. Richard Alpert went to India, where he met his guru, Neem Karoli Baba, who gave him the name, Ram Dass, which means "servant of God."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
A bit of wear to paperback works from handling/reading; a few paperbacks very good, the others fine.
 
Item number:
245066
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