A Mathematical Theory of Spirit; Being an attempt to employ certain mathematical principles in the elucidation of some metaphysical problems. H. Stanley REDGROVE.
A Mathematical Theory of Spirit; Being an attempt to employ certain mathematical principles in the elucidation of some metaphysical problems
A Mathematical Theory of Spirit; Being an attempt to employ certain mathematical principles in the elucidation of some metaphysical problems
A Mathematical Theory of Spirit; Being an attempt to employ certain mathematical principles in the elucidation of some metaphysical problems

A Mathematical Theory of Spirit; Being an attempt to employ certain mathematical principles in the elucidation of some metaphysical problems

London: Rider & Co., 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. i-xiv, 15-126 pp [16 pp of adverts]. Original green cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine and front cover, b&w illustrations. The first edition of this speculative work by H. Stanley Redgrove (1887-1943), historian and scholar of alchemy & the occult, and author of "Alchemy: Ancient and Modern" as well as a number other titles on Magic, Mysticism and Folklore. As the title suggests, this work is Redgrove's "attempt to employ mathematical principles in the elucidation of some metaphysical problems." Cloth a bit darkened some discolored patches, corners and spine ends bumped and a bit chafed, page edges darkened, black ink mark across fore-edge just bleeding into margins. A few spots of browning, old NYC Weiser sticker to front pastedown, endpapers unevenly browned, front endpaper gutter cracked, but board holding firmly, rear blank missing, rear pastedown covered in pencil notes. Heavy erasure to middle of title page slightly obscuring several printed letters, pen and pencil underlining and notes to less than a dozen pages. Still - a mostly clean and complete just Good copy of this very scarce first edition. Item #64279

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