The New Image by Claude Bragdon 1st Edition Hardcover in Dust Jacket 1928 Alfred A Knopf - Metaphysics Theosophy


Title: The New Image

Author: Claude Bragdon

Description: First Edition (same date on title and copyright pages). Rare with dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering. Yellow dye top edge. Seven full page illustrations (including frontispiece). Dust jacket rubbed; front panel has a chip at the bottom edge and closed tear to top edge; small chips at corners, head and foot of spine, and top edge of rear panel; crease to rear panel; not clipped. DJ in clear archival sleeve. [14], 190, [1] pp. 8.25 x 5.75 inches.

A collections of essays that continue and develop the themes contained in Bragdon's previous work, Old Lamps for New. Claude Bragdon (1866-1946) was an American architect and stage designer who also had an interest in and wrote about spiritual and mystical subjects and was active in the Theosophical Society. Contents: Overture: The New Image; The Post-Victorians; The Delphic Sisterhood; Mary, Pity Women!' The Worship of Eros; Passage to India; In the Court of the Veiled Queen; Meditation; Towards a New Architecture; The Theater as a Purpose; The Theater as a Place; Experiments in a Language of Form; The Archetype; Divine Arithmetic; Man: The Magic Square; The Fourth Dimension; Unity of Being.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good+

Jacket Condition: Good+

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf

Place: New York

Year: 1928

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Keywords: metaphysics, theater, architecture, essays, mysticism, Theosophy,

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