Theosophy. Annie BESANT.


London/New York: T. C. & E. C. Jack/Dodge Publishing, ND ( circa 1912 ). First Edition. Hardcover. 16mo. 94pp & ii adverts. Original green cloth lettered in black on spine, with black titles & design on front board. Frontis. b/w sketch of Annie Besant. Index. From the 'The People's Books' series. A volume describing Theosophy by Annie Besant, (1847–1933) a prominent British socialist, Theosophist, and women's rights activist. Besant was a prolific writer and powerful orator, who became the president of the Theosophical Society and the legal guardian of Jiddu Krishnamurti, controversial "World Teacher." From the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman, with his ex-libris seal blind-stamped on the front free endpaper. Light bumps to corners and spine ends, page-edges lightly age-toned, otherwise a clean VG+ copy in near VG dust jacket (dust jacket slightly rubbed, chipped & creased). Most unusual in dust jacket. Item #47614

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