Mysticism. Annie BESANT.


London: The Theosophical Publishing Society, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Small format. 143pp + i page advert. Beige cloth with black lettering to spine and black border and titling to upper cover. A collection of essays by Annie Besant with the headings: I. The Meaning and Method of Mysticism; II. The God-Idea; III. The Christ-idea; IV. The Man-Idea; V. Interpretations. Annie Besant (1847–1933) was a prominent British socialist, Theosophist, women's rights activist, prolific writer and powerful orator, who became the president of the Theosophical Society and the legal guardian of Jiddu Krishnamurti, controversial "World Teacher". Cloth a bit rubbed with light flecking to front edges of boards and some ink spots on front board. Spine darkened, rubbing and bruising points, page edges darkened, owner's name etc on front blank, a few pages a bit loosened at inner margin, bookshop ink stamp on rear pastedown. Still clean and unmarked. Overall a tight, solid Good copy (no dust jacket). Item #69330


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