1919 MYSTIC TEST BOOK OR THE MAGIC OF THE CARDS - CARTOMANCY DIVINATION MAGICK
Book Details + Condition: Very scarce 1919 (third) edition of THE MYSTIC TEST BOOK OR THE MAGIC OF THE CARDS. GIVING THE MYSTIC MEANING OF THESE WONDERFUL AND ANCIENT EMBLEMS IN THEIR RELATIONSHIP TO THE HEAVENLY BODIES; WITH RULES AND PROCESSES FOR READING OR DELINEATING THE EMBLEMS. Self-published by Olney H. Richmond. Hardcover with embossed boards with gilt decorations on front. 339 pages, with wonderful illustrations throughout. The Order of the Magi, the brotherhood of astrologers, mystics, and priests of the temples of Egypt, was instructed to keep secret the ancient knowledge of the Seven Thunders (the seven visible planets) and the location of this little book (the cards) until the time when humanity would be of the consciousness to understand this occult system of knowledge and the true magic of life. The first book, The Mystic Test Book by Olney H. Richmond, was published to reveal these secrets, knowledge and prophetic wisdom in the "Destiny Cards System" or what we refer to today as our “common" deck of playing cards. The Magi preserved their knowledge of divination in the Mystic Test book, which is a fractal system, revealing the code of creation for our lives. This secret and highly revered system of ancient knowledge, made up of emblems, colors and numbers, containing the very structure of time, our thoughts and our experiences from birth to death for all who would want to know the intricacies of their life, their cards, and their own personal destiny. A sound and clean copy of a very scarce edition, with firm binding; rubbed corners and edges; light wear to boards, with some scuffing present; interior is clean and free of markings.