Magic and Mysticism – H. Stanley Redgrove 1971 | 1st Edition


  • Author: H. Stanley Redgrove
  • Publisher: University Boos, NY 1971
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Fine
  • Size: 8vo
  • Attributes: First Edition, Dust Jacket, Illustrated

First edition, first printing. Binding tight, internally fine, unmarked. DJ rubbed on spine ends. Fine in Near Fine DJ.

Readers who admired Dr. Redgrove’s fine study Alchemy: Ancient and Modern which was issued by University Books, Inc., in 1969 will welcome this further work by the same author.

Magic and Mysticism is a wise and scholarly study of the magic and mysticism of ancient time and includes chapters on: Medieval Thoughts — Pythagoras and His Philosophy — Medicine Magic — Superstitions concerning Birds —  The Power of Sympathy — Talismans — Ceremonial Magic — Architecture Symbolism — The Quest for the Philosopher Stone — The Phalic Element in Alchemical Doctrine — Roger Bacon — The Cambridge Platonists

H. Stanley Redgrove, B. Sc., F.C.S (1887-1943) was a noted authority on chemistry and cosmetics, and also Acting President of the Alchemical Society. He was a leading spirit in the revival of serious scientific interest in Alchemy. 

“A work of surpassing interest and value.” – BRISTOL TIMES.

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