The Theosophist; A Magazine of Oriental Philosophy, Art, Literature and Occultism, Volume XIII, Nos. 1 - 12: October, 1891 - September 1892. H. S. OLCOTT, authors.
The Theosophist; A Magazine of Oriental Philosophy, Art, Literature and Occultism, Volume XIII, Nos. 1 - 12: October, 1891 - September 1892.

The Theosophist; A Magazine of Oriental Philosophy, Art, Literature and Occultism, Volume XIII, Nos. 1 - 12: October, 1891 - September 1892.

Madras: The Theosophical Publishing House, 1891 - 1892. First Edition. Hardcover. Large thick octavo. Modern beige cloth with printed paper spine label. Issues are consecutively paginated, this volume contains vi + 774pp + 98 pages supplements at rear. A complete year, twelve issues with index and supplements bound in. The journal was originally founded in 1879 by H. P. Blavatsky along with H.S. Olcott. At the time, Blavatsky called The Theosophist: "The largest international illustrated Theosophical Monthly" and it most likely was. Blavatsky initially took the role of editor which she later passed to H.S Olcott and subsequently to Annie Besant. Each issue contains a collection of interesting essays, relevant lectures, notices, book reviews, correspondence etc by various members of the Theosophical Society. This issue includes the first five parts of Olcott's "Old Diary Leaves", an essay by Golden Dawn stalwart J. W. Brodie Innes and much else. Some of the other material includes:
Annie Besant's Visit to India by BK; Antiquity of the Aryan Evolution by PC Mukherji; Instruction: Oriental & Occidental by J. W. Brodie Innes; Karma & Fatalism by Thomas Williams; My Hypnotic Research in France (1, 2) by HS Olcott; The Siddhas by CR Srinivasayangar; An Outline of the "Secret Doctrine" (I, 2, 3, 4 ) by CJ; Mantras; their Nature & Uses (1, 2, 3) by SE Gopalacharlu; Elohistic Mysteries (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) by Henry Pratt; Asceticism by HS Olcott; Varieties of African Magic (I) by Miad Hoyora Korahon; Hindu Theories of the Pulse by K Narayanaswamy Iyer; Old Diary Leaves 1-1 The Meeting of HPB & Myself by HS Olcott; Hypnotic Research in France by HS Olcott; Last Words about the Cunning Man by C Sambiah; Siberian Buddhism by HS Olcott; Old Diary Leaves 1-1; 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 1-5, 1-6 by HS Olcott; The Qualifications needed for Practical Occultism by TCC; A Trip to the Seven Pagodas by Anna Ballard; The Indian Doctrine of Reincarnation (1, 2) by SE Gopala Charlu; The Mystery Cards (1, 2) by Sydney V Edge; An Evocation by Sorcery by SE Gopalacharlu; The Visuddhi Marga by TW Rhys Davids; The Mystical Meaning of the White Lotus by SE Gopalacharlu; Spiritualism in its Relation to Theosophy (1) by E Kislingbury; The Law of Karma from the Zoroastrianism Stand-Point by PN; Unseen Adept Helpers by Asclepios; The Hartman Estate by HS Olcott; Hartmann Deceased by Mapherson Feez; A Study of "Mainyo-i-Khard" (1) (An exposition of Medieval Zoroastrianism) by D. Newer binding is fresh and unworn, page edges a bit browned, pages toned but internally clean and unmarked, occasional light edge chips, light vertical creases to pages, closed edge tears and a few minor bug nibbles. Still, in lovely condition given its age. Overall VG+ copy. Quite scarce. Item #67951

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