The Hill of Vision: a Forecast of the Great War and of Social Revolution with the Coming of the New Race, Gathered from Automatic Writings Obtained Between 1909 and 1912, and also, in 1918, Through the Hand of John Alleyne, Under the Supervision of the Author. Frederick Bligh BOND, John Alleyne., Ralph Adams Cram.

The Hill of Vision: a Forecast of the Great War and of Social Revolution with the Coming of the New Race, Gathered from Automatic Writings Obtained Between 1909 and 1912, and also, in 1918, Through the Hand of John Alleyne, Under the Supervision of the Author.

Boston: Marshall Jones Company, 1919. First US Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xxvi + 134pp. Original papered boards with blue titles & embellishments to spine and front cover. Fold-out frontis. As the subtitle indicates this volume comprises a "Forecast of the Great War and of Social Revolution with the Coming of the New Race. Gathered from Automatic Writings Obtained between 1909 and 1912, and also, in 1918, through the hand of John Alleyne, under the supervision of the author Frederick Bligh Bond." Bond (1864-1945), an architect by trade, was a Freemason, Theosophist, Spiritualist and member of both the Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia and the Society for Psychical Research. He is now most widely remembered for his application of the skills normally associated with psychism and Spiritualism to the archaeological and historical reasearches which he undertook into Glastonbury Abbey and which he related in his book "The Gate of Remembrance" and other works. Binding a little discoloured at margins, spine. Corners lightly bumped, endpapers browned, otherwise a tight, clean VG+ copy in a near VG example of the scarce dust jacket (dust jacket rubbed, thumb-print sized abrasion to the front panel, a little chipping to the edges and a few tears. All corners clipped, no protected by mylar sleeve). Item #63245

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