The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn was the last and greatest flowering of the Victorian occult revival. Historian R.A. Gilbert uses photos and personal letters never before seen or published to provide an intimate and cohesive history of this controversial group--from its creation in the late 1800s to its fractured dissolution in the early ...
The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn was the last and greatest flowering of the Victorian occult revival. Historian R.A. Gilbert uses photos and personal letters never before seen or published to provide an intimate and cohesive history of this controversial group--from its creation in the late 1800s to its fractured dissolution in the early 1900s. Over 80 illustrations. color insert.
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Hardcover. Large Ocatvo. 200 pp. Black cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine. Illustrated. A delightful study of the history, rituals and structure of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, with a particular emphasis on the extraordinary-and often eccentric-men and women who made up its membership. Gilbert, the leading authority on the Order, quotes extensively from previously unpublished sources, including letters, documents, etc. Generously illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Unused copy, thus Fine in lightly rubbed Near fine dustjacket.
Good. No Jacket. Used. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Good in pictorial wrappers w. sl corner wear to all & rubbing, dings to tail corners. Unmarked & tight. "With never before seen photos and personal letters, Gilbert describes the rituals, structure, and personalities involved in the famous Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn--the last and greatest flowering of the Victorian Occult Revival, which embodied the quintessence of the Western Hermetic Tradition and gave it a unique, practical expression."--publisher.
Fine in fine dust jacket. Samuel Weiser, Inc., York Beach, ME, 1997. 1st Edition, 1st Printing, Fine/Fine, Hard Cover, Size=6.5"x9.5", 199pgs(Index). Clean, bright and tight. No ink names, tears, chips, foxing, etc. Price unclipped. ISBN 157863007X 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
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