Alexandria. The Journal of Western Cosmological Traditions. Number 1. David R. FIDELER, Kathleen Raine Joscelyn Godwin, John Michell.

Alexandria. The Journal of Western Cosmological Traditions. Number 1.

Grand Rapids, MI: Phanes Press, 1991. First Edition. Softcover. Octavo. 378pp (+4pp. adverts), b&w illustrations. Essays, book reviews, author bios, list of subscribers. The first issue of this important periodical. From the publisher: "Alexandria explores the relationships between philosophy, cosmology, myth and culture; the spiritual, philosophical, and intellectual heritage of the Western world; and what the humanities have to contribute to the world today." Much on hermetica and kindred fields. Contents of this issue: Introduction by David R. Fideler, Revisioning the Sacred for Our Time by Kathleen Raine, The Orphic Mystery: Harmony and Mediation by Lee Irwin, Hymns of Orpheus: Mutations by R. C. Hogart, Michael Maier's Alchemical Quadrature of the Circle by John Michell, The Eternal Feminine: Vladimir Solov'ev's Visions of Sophia by Kristi A. Groberg, Embodying the Stars: Iamblichus and the Transformation of Platonic Paideia by Gregory Shaw,
Galaxies and Photons by Dana Wilde, Esotericism Today: The Example of Henry Corbin by Christopher Bamford, The Waters of Vision and the Gods of Skill by John Carey, The Path Toward the Grail: The Hermetic Sources and Structure of Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival by David R. Fideler, The Creation of a Universal System: Saint-Yves d'Alveydre and his Archeometer by Joscelyn Godwin, Aspects of Ancient Greek Music by Flora R. Levin, A Plotinian Solution to a Vedantic Problem by Michael Hornum, "Gnosticism," Ancient and Modern by Arthur Versluis, and Hekate's Iynx: An Ancient Theurgical Tool by Stephen Ronan. Light rubbing and a few light marks from handling to covers, light bump and creasing to upper page corners, text unmarked. A tight, clean VG copy. Item #68944
ISBN: 093399995x

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