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MEDHORA, Dhunjeebhoy Jamsetjee.

The Zoroastrian and some other Ancient Systems.

Bombay: Printed at the Indian Printing Press, 1886 Stock Code: 139626
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First edition of this collection of writings on Zoroastrianism and other esoteric traditions, including Christian mysticism, Rosicrucianism, and yoga. Medhora was a fellow of the Theosophical Society and wrote several works on Zoroastrianism and a number of articles on the topic for the periodical The Theosophist in 1886. Helena Blavatsky founded the Theosophical Society in 1875. It was designed to enable the study various spiritual schools of thought, with the aim of finding universal truth. This edition is uncommon, just five copies have been traced institutionally worldwide, none of which are in the UK.

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Description

Octavo. Original dark blue moiré ribbed cloth, titles to front cover in gilt, decorative frame blocked in blind to covers, central vignette to rear board in blind.

Illustrations

Publisher's notice of other works by the same author printed on green paper and tipped-in as issued before title page.

Condition

Spine and board edges faded, split to foot of rear hinge, cloth a little soiled, offsetting to endpapers, internally clean and fresh; a very good copy.

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