An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Cabbalistic and Rosicrucian Philosophy.
by [Occult Philosophy] Hall, Manly P.
The Philosophical Reasearch Society,
A Fine copy in quarter leather and paper over boards binding. This is copy number 1689 of an undisclosed number issued in this limited edition. This copy is signed by Manly P. Hall. This is the large format (original size measuring 19 x 12.5 ) Golden Anniversarye Edition that includes the original color illustrations that were done in black and white in the Reduced Format editions. This book is the key to the world's esoteric traditions unlocks some of the most fascinating and closely held secrets of myth, religion, and philosophy. Unrivaled in its beauty and completeness, it distills ancient and modern teachings of nearly 600 experts. Compelling themes range from the riddle of the Sphinx and the tenets of Pythagorean astronomy to the symbolism of the pentagram, the significance of the Ark of the Covenant, and the design of the American flag. This volume examines the secrets of Isis along with arcane aspects of mystic Christianity and other religions. Fascinating surveys cover topics as diverse as Kabbalah, alchemy, cryptology, and Tarot, along with Masonry, gemology, and the identity of William Shakespeare. Sixteen pages of color plates and 100 black-and-white images by the celebrated illustrator J. Augustus Knapp illuminate this vast and indispensable encyclopedia of the occult.
Edition: Limited Edition
Book Id: 26753