The Nature and Aim of Theosophy: An Essay. J. D. Buck, Jirah Dewey.

The Nature and Aim of Theosophy: An Essay

Notes: A survey of the history and influences of theosophy by one of the movement's early American supporters, with a new introduction by the author. The Cincinnati Theosophical Society, one of the first American branches of the Theosophical Society, started at Buck's house just a few months after he gave this speech in 1886. Buck was a homeopath and an active theosophist.

Theosophy was started in New York in 1875, making it one of the most important religious and spiritual traditions to be founded in the United States.

xii, 13–55 pages, including an allegorical frontispiece. 6 by 7-1/2 inches.

Edition + Condition: Second edition and first hardcover. A near fine copy in thin cloth boards.

Publication: Cincinnati: Robert Clarke & Co., 1889.

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