MONTAGUE SUMMERS - THE PHYSICAL PHENOMENA OF MYSTICISM - 1st US Ed 1950, Occult
THE PHYSICAL PHENOMENA OF MYSTICISM: WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE STIGMATA, DIVINE AND DIABOLIC — By Montague Summers — 1st US Edition / 1st Printing, 1950 — Christian Mysticism Occult, Scarce
Publisher: Barnes and Noble, New York (1950)
First US edition from 1950 of Montague Summers' THE PHYSICAL PHENOMENA OF MYSTICISM: WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE STIGMATA, DIVINE AND DIABOLIC. 263 pages, with illustrations throughout. The boards and binding are solid and tight with little shelfwear. The pages and illustrations are crisp and clean save for previous owner's signature on the first blank page. A wide-ranging
study of mysticism — chiefly in the Christian tradition — and attendant
physical phenomena such as stigmata. The book also examines the idea of 'Ecstasy' in
witch lore as well as Christianity.Includes numerous references of testimony demonstrating
the experiences of Christian mystical phenomena. Last book published by the author.