WORKS ON EASTERN MAGIC
The Great Book of Magical Art,
Hindu Magic and Indian Occultism
By L.W. de Laurence. Pub. 1939 by The
de Laurence Company, Inc., Chicago. Original copyright date 1915. 635 pages,
with many black & white drawings, and sections with 45 full-page glossy
plates of images, including a "Gallery of Famous Occulists and Magicians.
Good is in good condition; several (blank) pages in back have been subjected
to wrinkling, and four pages of the text have wrinkling to edges of page.
No writing, dog-ears, loose pages.
Chapters on: The Wisdom of God: A Graphic Representation
Of The Magical Arts; The Kind And The Disciple, The Great Spirit, Thou
Art Admonished For Thy Soul's Sake, Natural Magic, Alchymy-Alychmical Magic,
Tallismanic Magic, Mummial and Magical Attration-The First Principles of
Magic, Cabalistic Magic, The Book of Secrets, Ancient Biographia, A Restitution
Of Stolen Robes, What Are The Facts? The Ethics of Paganism-The Luminous
Star of Bethlehem, Spiritualism and Religion, Lessons In Adeptship-Clairvoyance
and Mediumship, Magic and Sorcery-Dreams And Visions, Astral Influence-Pneumatology,
Philosophy of Disease and Medicine, Puraumrum-The Five Causes of Disease,
Mediaeval Philosophy and Theology, Vampirism-Witchcraft and Black Art-Their
Dangers And How To Avoid Them, The Mystery Of Breath, The Influence Of
Astral Colors, The Symbol of Jewels, Dreams and Visions, Glossary-Definitions
of Occult Terms.
THE MYSTIC TEST BOOK OF "THE HINDU
THE MAGIC AND OCCULTISM OF INDIA, HINDU, AND
EGYPTIAN CRYSTAL GAZING. THE HINDU MAGIC MIRROR. By Dr. L. W. de Laurence.
SPECIAL FEATURE HINDU AND EGYPTIAN CRYSTAL GAZING De. Laurence, Scott &
Company. Masonic Temple, Chicago, ILL. 1909.
A rare work by L. W. de Laurence, a prominent
and prolific writer of the late 19th century specializing in subjects of
oriental occultism. As a member of the Masons, deLaurence's works were
highly esteemed by mystic and occultic branches of the order. His works
are still in great demand. Reprints have been made of this work, but an
original 1st edition is rare. At the time of publication deLaurence's writings
were considered "the only standard works published on these subjects."
Contents: Astral and Spirit Sight. The Wonders of the Magic Mirror. Clairvoyance.
Inner Sight. Interior Focalization of the Mind. State of Introspection.
Interior Concentration. Astral Auras. Reading in the Astral Light. Telepathy.