Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1968. First Edition. Castaneda's first book, a first-person narrative documenting his interactions with Mexican shaman don Juan Matus between 1960-65. The text was submitted as Castaneda's doctoral thesis in Anthropology at UCLA. First Printing. Octavo (23.5cm); dark gray cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; x,196pp. Hint of dust-soil to text edges, else Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $5.95), gently spine-sunned and lightly edgeworn, with light dust-soil to white portions, and a few faint, shallow dampstains to spine ends and lower panel edges, and some very mild rippling; Very Good or better.