The Occult Review. Volume XXII, July - November 1915 & Vol. XVIII No. 6 December 1913.
London: William Rider & Son, July - November 1915, December 1913. First edition. Hardcover. Large octavo. 374 pp. Bound in period blue cloth with gilt titling to spine. b&w illustrations. Six issues of this influential journal - though clearly there was a mistake at the binders, for while the first five issues are indeed from 1915, the sixth (December 1915) issue is lacking, and a December 1913 issue has been included in its place. Each issue contains the usual collection of letters, reviews and essays. Essays in these issues include: July 1915: Notes of the Month - (Love & Sacramentalism. Phenomena at the Battle of Mons) - The Editor; The Maiden of Orlach - A True Story of Possession - Justinus Kerner (tr Claud Field); The Arya Samaj - Harendra N Maitra; As the Flower Grows (Part II) - Mabel Collins; Master Building - Arthur Edward Waite; Sussex Methods - GALW; A Dream Record - Emma Pemberton. August 1915: Notes of the Month - (Tenacity & Talent. Is the Future ever Foreseen?) - The Editor; Art Magic (verse) - CL Ryley; The Angelic Leaders - Phyllis Campbell; Psychism & Idealism - J. Arthur Hill; The Mystery of Destiny - A. H. Wynne; The Almadel of Solomon according to the text of the Sloane MS. 2731 - A. W. Greenup; As the Flower Grows (Part III) - Mabel Collins. September 1915: Notes of the Month - (Witchcraft) - The Editor; Omens & Warnings of the War - Phyllis Campbell; Magic & Sorcery in Ancient Mexico - Lewis Spence; The Paper Man: A Dream - Neville Meakin; As the Flower Grows (Part IV) - Mabel Collins; The Angelic Leaders (reprint) - Phyllis Campbell;
October 1915: Notes of the Month - Mons Angels; Bobola's Prophecy' "The Devil's Mistress" - The Editor; Ghosts with a Mission - Elliott O'Donnell; A Russian Idea of the Anti-Christ - Edith K. Harper; The White Lady of the Hohenzollerns - Katharine Cox; Dreams, Prophetic & Symbolical - Reginald B Span; Hindu Marriage & its Ideals - Harendra N Maitra; Angels - William Wynn Westcott. November 1915: Notes of the Month - (Prophecies that are being Fulfilled. Karma - National & Individual) - The Editor; Invitation of Morpheus (verse) - W. H. Chesson; Haunted Royalties - Elliott O'Donnell; The Vision (verse) - CL Ryley; Undercurrents - Gerald Arundel; The White Lady at Carlsruhe - Archibald McDiarmid; West Country Superstitions - Reginald B. Span. December 1913 Notes of the Month (Lord Lytton and Occultism & two pages on Crowley and 'The Equinox' series) by the editor, Occultism and the Modern Theatre - H. Stanley Redgrove, Theosophy and Christianity - Jean Delaire, Soul's Anchorage - A. S. Furnell, The Rational Education of the Will - W. J. Colville, Some Further Notes on the Fairy Faith in Ireland - Vera D. Shortt, Some Recent Developments in Spiritualism - Edith K. Harper. Plus regular features such as Correspondence, Periodical Literature, and Reviews. Wrappers not bound in, nor does the volume contain the Index that is sometimes included in cloth bound copies. Boards, spine and edges somewhat darkened, paper a little browned, armorial bookplate and old NYC Weiser stickers on front pastedown. Overall a sound, unmarked VG copy. Item #34440