Practical Occultism: From the Private Letters of William Q. Judge.
Pasadena, CA: Theosophical University Press, . First Edition. Hardcover. Features the letters that highlight the period from 1882 to 1891, when the Theosophical Society was undergoing rapid growth, particularly in the California. William Quan Judge was born in Dublin, Ireland, on April 13, 1851. His family emigrated in 1864 to New York where he specialized in corporate law (New York State Bar, 1872). A co-founder with H. P. Blavatsky and Henry S. Olcott of the Theosophical Society in 1875, he later became General Secretary of its American Section and Vice President of the international Society. Previously owned by Iverson and Helen Harris, Iverson L. Harris, Jr. (1890- ) and Helen Plummer Harris, theosophists and members of the Theosophical Society in Point Loma, California, dating chiefly from the early foundation of Lomaland to the Society's relocation in 1942 to Covina, California. Very Good+, no DJ. MInor bumping, sunning, else, tight, bright, and unmarred. Bound in green faux leather with gilt titling. Small 8vo. 136pp. Single volume. Former owner label on endpapers. Numbered 91. Item #10902