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Old Diary Leaves: Fourth Series, 1887-1892 - The Only Authentic History of the Theosophical Society

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Title:Old Diary Leaves: Fourth Series, 1887-1892 - The Only Authentic History of the Theosophical Society
Price:GBP£40.00 (about USD$50.10)
Book ID:B009-3956
Publisher:Theosophical Publishing Society, Madras, India, 1910
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
Theosophical Publishing Society, 1910, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

b/w. frontis. photo. of the author & six further photo. illustrations throughout the book. Theosophy was established in New York City in 1875 with the founding of the Theosophical Society by Blavatsky, Henry Olcott, and William Quan Judge. Blavatsky and Olcott relocated to India, where they established the Society's headquarters at Adyar where it was later taken over by Annie Besant, under whom it grew to its largest extent during the late 1920s. This is fourth in a series of six books on the history of the Theosophical Society by its founder Colonel Henry Steele Olcott & records five years of travel visiting Japan, Europe, America, Australia, India, Ceylon & Burma. On these journeys he gave lectures, visited spiritual centres & places & describes meetings with various people of all religions. There are also many references to the study of hypnotism. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 521 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Deckled outer & bottom edges (rough cut). Gilt titles spine & front with gilt Theosophical Society logo to front. front inner hinge starting. blue cloth; illustrated by b/w. photo's.. Includes index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Religion & Theology; Theosophy; Esoteric; Magic, Paranormal & Occult; 19th century; Philosophy. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3956.
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