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Man, The Grand Symbol of the Mysteries

By Manly P Hall

1932 - Los Angeles - Manly P Hall Publications

11" by 8"; 254pp

 
 
 

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The third edition of this interesting occult work by author and mystic Manly P Hall.

Hall was a Canadian-born author and mystic. He is best known for his 1928 work The Secret Teachings of All Ages.

Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes and full page illustrations.

This is the third edition of Man, published the same year as the first edition.

This work by Hall is scarce in all editions.

This work discusses human anatomy in terms of occult knowledge. Subjects touched during this work on the human are theory of education, occult foundations of science, the three worlds, the symbolism of the world egg, occult embryology, incarnations of Vishnu, the brain, senses and much more.

CONDITION

In original full cloth binding with pictorial stamping to front board. Externally, sound with slight rubbing and bumping to the extremities and head and tail of spine. Spine has faded, with some spots and handling marks to boards. Front hinge has failed with backstrip lifting from textblock. Rear hinge is slightly strained but firm. Prior owner's signature to recto of front endpaper, Marguerite Hentrich, dated 1934. Internally, binding is very tender. Pages are generally bright and clean throughout. Overall: GOOD ONLY.


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