Astrology and Marriage: The Influence of Planetary Action in Courtship and Married Life. A Constructive and Critical Work.
Philadelphia, PA: David McKay Company, . First Edition. Hardcover. Walter Gornold (March 20, 1864 — December 23, 1929), known until 1895 as Walter Richard Old, was an English astrologer and Theosophist. He was very active in the early Theosophical Society from 1887-1895 and became a member of H. P. Blavatsky's Inner Group in London. During his long career as an astrologer, he used the pen name Sepharial, fter an angel in the apocryphal Book of Enoch and was called "the prince of English astrologers. "Contents include: "Harmonising Factors", "Signs of Discord", "Benefic and Malefic Planets", "Chaotic Alliances" and much more. ." "Handbook dealing with the subject of marriage from the point of view of the ancient science of the Chaldeans, and shows teh secret of happiness or unhappiness in the marital state to be revealed in the reactions caused by planetary influence..."--Summary. Formerly owned by Alfred Pearce, noted 19th century astrologer. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. Toning, rubbing to extremities, starting, otherwise tight, bright, and unmarred. DJ toning, spine shows light sunning, small tide mark at head, small chip at tail. Blue cloth with black titling. Small8vo. 59 pp. + illus., charts. Item #11237