SECRET OF THE AGES – MANLEY P HALL – 1928 LIMITED EDITION – FINE! SIGNED, Numbered & Limited – Fifth Edition! Gorgeous Plates – profusely illustrated by J. A Fine Collector’s Copy! This book – a magnificent work of art in itself – took more than two years to create because of the artistic typographic experimentation. Keats (with various inks, papers, and type). That took place prior to the book’s creation. The pagination of the book is patterned after the Gutenberg Bible. It can be classified as a quarto book, because of the method of folding a single piece of paper twice, and also classified as a folio because it’s more than 15 inches in height. The chapter headings are in “Caxton”, and the gorgeous two-color letters at the beginning of each chapter were produced by the Caslow Foundry in England. The book’s type is “Italian Old Style”, made by the Monotype company. John Henry Nash designed the binding, a web-like batik, and the spine and corners are reinforced with imported Spanish baby goat skin (vellum). A Morocco leather label is on the spine. The wooden slipcase is also covered in the same fabric as the book itself, reinforced with linen corners. The paper is made of the highest quality paper available at the time, made by Alexandra Japan. Golden gilt along the top edges. An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosphy (The Secret Teachings of All Ages) Practical Lessons – Hypnotism and Magnetism – Mysteries of Occultism Revealed. Fifth Edition, Published 1928 by H S Crocker Co. Inc, San Francisco, CA. In the original wooden slipcase, which is covered in the same cloth/paper (similar to cork) material that covers the book and its endpapers. The slipcase boards have very minor rubbing and shelf wear. Numbered, Limited Edition(# 795 of 800). Inscription in ink is on the same page. Very clean inside with no marks. The book itself measures approx. 19 inches tall and 12 1/2 inches wide. If you have any questions, please contact me. The item “OCCULT BOOK SECRET OF THE AGES MANLEY P HALL 1928 LIMITED EDITION FINE” is in sale since Sunday, May 10, 2020. This item is in the category “Books\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “mackiesattic” and is located in Tucson, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Year Printed: 1928
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Topic: Occult
- Binding: Hardcover
- Subject: Religion & Spirituality
- Language: English
- Special Attributes: Collector’s Edition