Chicago, IL: de Laurence, Scott & Co., 1910. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Title page says that this edition has been "Faithfully reproduced from the London edition of 1893 and prepared for publication from new printing plates under the editorship of Dr. L. W. de Laurence" (himself an occult author and publisher).
This inspiring book has been recommended to others for decades and has become a classic in the field of magic, metaphysics and spirituality. The title is misleading because there is much more covered that goes far beyond magic. Subjects include Spiritual Law in the Natural World, Consciousness, The Spiritual Body, Karma, Transformations, Meditation, Alchemy, Magicians and Mediums, Theosophy, and Divine Wisdom: the Realization of Truth. This is the perfect book for those interested in the fundamental elements of Magic and its philosophy and purpose. Additional subjects include the Philosopher's Stone, the true cross, forbidden knowledge, Rosicrucian wisdom, states after death and the inner world. Very Good+. Front board loose, loose text block, otherwise, a very good copy. Blue cloth hardcover with gilt illustration and titles, 284 pages, illustrated with frontispiece portrait and several black and white diagrams in the text. Includes the original Preface and Preface to the Fourth Edition. Item #10286