The Western Mystery Tradition. Dion - related works FORTUNE, Christine HARTLEY.

The Western Mystery Tradition.

London: Aquarian Press, 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 172pp. Blue cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine. The first edition of this work on the mythical & historical roots of Western occultism written by Christine Hartley who was one of Dion Fortune's original pupil's (Fortune - as "D.N.F." - is the co-dedicatee of the work). Chapters include: The Origin of our Heritage; The Ancient Gods; Arthur; Merlin and Morgan and Bride; The Holy Places; The Horse and the Dragon; The Druids (1 & 2); The Ark and the Wren; St. John the Kelt, The History of Our Race; And Now ..?; How to Enjoy your Heritage. Light general shelf wear, corners and spine ends lightly bumped and rubbed, page edges browned, owner's ink stamp front pastedown (concealed by the dust jacket), pages bright and unmarked. Overall a tight, clean VG+ copy in Good dust jacket (Dust jacket panels a bit chafed, white rear panel darkened, all edges rubbed and lightly chipped, small discolored patches cause by tape offsetting on edges of both panels and inner flaps, price clipped. Now in mylar cover). Now somewhat scarce. Item #68774

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