THE WESTERN ESOTERIC TRADITION: A Historical Introduction.
Oxford University Press, 2008. A FINE CLOTH COPY IN FINE DUST JACKET. Illustrated. A splendid survey stretching from the Hermetic roots to recent scientific paradigms. Partial contents: Ancient Hellenistic Sources of Western Esotericism; Italian Renaissance Magic and Cabala; Planetary and Angel Magic in the Renaissance; Alchemy, Paracelsus, and German Naturphilosophie; Jacob Boehme and Theosophy; Rosicrucianism; High-Grade Freemasonry and Illuminism in the Eighteenth Century; Ritual Magic from 1850 to the Present; more. 286 pages, indexed. Royal 8vo. (Item ID: 14559)