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Myth of the Magus (Out of Print)
by Butler, E.M.
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Book ID: A5448, A5448
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1948. First UK edition. Hardcover. Large 8vo. xii, 282pp. Original green cloth with gold titling to spine, Illustrations, bibliography, index. B&w frontis.
A first edition of the first book of Butler's famous trilogy. "In seeking to determine the place of the sixteenth-century Faust in the magical tradition [Professor Butler] realized early that Faust himself and all his predecessors and successor, were essentially one person under many different guises." This literary historical study explores the live and mythologies of many mystics and magicians in history and literature including Madame Blavatsky, Gilles de Rais, Solomon, Christ, Rasputin, Zoroaster, Merlin, Simon Magus, Faust and others.
From the collection of Dr. M. H. Coleman, with his blind-stamped ex-libris seal on first front blank page. Cloth lightly rubbed, corners and spine ends lightly bruised and chafed, endpapers unevenly browned, pages lightly browned, otherwise a tight, unmarked VG+ copy in VG dust jacket. ( Dust jacket a bit chafed at edges, some light chipping at spine ends and corners, old brown paper-tape reinforcement to verso, clipped).
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Pearson, Nigel G
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