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A Search in Secret Egypt by  Paul BRUNTON - First edition - 1936 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA (SKU: 464385)

A Search in Secret Egypt

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A Search in Secret Egypt

by BRUNTON, Paul

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  • hardcover
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New York: E.P. Dutton & Co, 1936. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. Contemporary neat gift inscription, tiny spot on front board, near fine in likely age-toned near fine dustwrapper. "Paul Brunton, impelled by hunger for spiritual perfection and power, examined at great length the Sphinx, the Great Pyramid (within the King's chamber of which he slept a night alone), the Temple of Hathor at Denderah, the Karnac Temple, and the Initiation Temple a Abydos. In his acquaintship with seers, mystics, fakirs, dervishes, snake charmers, adepts, etc, he entered into the mysteries of ancient Egyptian Ritual and the power of modern 'charms' and magic."- from the jacket text. Despite the hype Brunton wrote several books and was a serious seeker traveling the world in search of spiritual truth. He is well respected in esoteric circles, bringing his own personal insights to any
discussion. One of his better books offering insights and reports (of which you may not always agree) into different cultures, in much better than usual condition.

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bookseller
Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
464385
Title
A Search in Secret Egypt
Author
BRUNTON, Paul
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
E.P. Dutton & Co
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1936

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About Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA

Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., founded in 1985, specializes in first editions of 20th Century American and English fiction. Our inventory of over 75,000 first editions includes: African-American literature & history, Mysteries, Detective Fiction, Drama, Books into Film and Sports books. We routinely issue extensively illustrated color catalogs, available by subscription. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA)and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Tom Congalton, founder of Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc., actively promotes the ethics and standards of these professional organizations and served as President of the ABAA from 2000 to 2002.

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