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Title:Hours with the Mystics: A Contribution to the History of Religious Opinion (Two Volume Set)
Price:GBP£600.00 (about USD$818.80)
Item ID:B009-4020
Publisher:John W. Parker and Son, London, 1856
Binding:Hardcover (Full Leather)
Condition:Near Fine
John W. Parker and Son, 1856, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Near Fine, First

Marbled end-papers; Robert Alfred Vaughan (1823–1857) was an English Congregationalist minister and author. Published a year before his death in 1857 "Hours with the Mystics" contains writings in 12 sections covering the mystical side of religion which include Oriental Mysticism; Neo-Platonists; The Greek Church; the Latin Church; German Mysticism; Persian Mysticism; Theosophy in the Age of the Reformation; Spanish Mystics; Quietism; Mysticism in England; & Emanuel Swedenborg plus a final section in which Vaughan gives his conclusions. An extensive section of notes to the end of each volume. A rare first edition in near fine condition. Size: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. xvi, 404 & viii, 412. 2-volume set (complete). Bindings are tight, covers and spines fully intact. no Dust Jackets as published.. armorial book plate of Joseph Watson Overbury inside front covers. Top edge brown; others marbled in good condition.. Gilt titles to red & black panels spines with 5 gilt ruled raised bands & extensive gilt decoration; front & rear covers with double gilt fillet to outer borders stopped at corners with gilt floral motif; gauffered edges; dentelle inner edges.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Religion & Theology; Mystical Religion; Religious History; Mysticism; 19th century; Philosophy. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4020.
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