The Herald of Coming Good

The Herald of Coming Good is the first book published by G. I. Gurdjieff.[1] The book was privately published in Paris in 1933. The book was published with the help of Charles Stanley Nott a student of Gurdjieff.


In addition to the main body of the text, the book contains the following sections:[2]

  • A message from The Author
  • My First Practical Counsel
  • Circular Letter
  • A Supplementary Announcement
  • A number of Registration Blanks


Gurdjieff refers to The Herald of Coming Good Book as "... this first of my writings intended to head the list of my publications ...".

The book contains an outline of all his other writings, All and Everything, consisting of "ten books in three series".


  1. ^ The Harmonious Circle, James Webb, G P Putnam's Sons, New York, 1980, pp 426-430
  2. ^ The Herald of Coming Good: First Appeal to Contemporary Humanity, Paris - Angers: privately published 1933

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