The American Theosophist. A Journal of Occultism ( Vol. XIV, No, 12, September, 1913 ). Theosophy, Irving S. Cooper, Alan Leo, John M. Macmillan, Frank L. Reed.

The American Theosophist. A Journal of Occultism ( Vol. XIV, No, 12, September, 1913 ).

Krotona, Hollywood, CA: American Section of the Theosophical Society, 1913. First Edition. Softcover. Small quarto. (xvi contents & adverts) 951-1028 (ii - Lodge directory). Pictorial wrappers. According to Pat Deveney "The American Theosophist" was founded in 1908, but was absorbed by the older "Theosophic Messenger" (founded 1899) in 1909 was renamed "American Theosophist and Theosophic Messenger" in 1912, but reverted back to "The American Theosophist" in 1913 at the time that this issue came out. It was the official journal of the American Section of the Theosophical Society from 1907 onward. The journal ran articles of broad interests to Theosophists, though it clearly supported Charles Webster Leadbeater (1854 – 1934) who was effectively forced to resign from the TS in 1906 before being reinstated in 1908. This issue includes The New Race by The Editor; Sources of Theosophic Knowledge by Irving S. Cooper; Widsom of the Stars by Alan Leo; Without Distinction of Sex by John M. Macmillan; Music - "There are no dead" by Frank L. Reed; etc etc. Also "clippings and comments", Reviews, and advertisements. Light crease to top corner, thumb-print sized corner torn from rear cover, covers a little rubbed and marked overall. Spine chipping a little but still a solid copy in VG condition for a journal of this vintage. Item #69319

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