Crux Ansata Phallism a Description of the Worship of Lingam-Yoni by Hargrave Jennings
Publication: 1889 Privately Printed First Edition
The anonymously published work of Hargrave Jennings, British Rosicrucian and Freemason, who in numerous books advanced his theory that all religion derives from worship of the phallus, by which he meant the worship of the generative organs both male and female, although certainly he spent much more ink on lingam than yoni.
Condition: Original white bevelled card boards printed in red. Boards somewhat abraded and toned, backstop yellowed as typical in these editions, free end papers considerably toned, scattered pencil annotations, tiny shelf number pasted to head of backstop, Ink inscription to front pastedown, ink inscription "presented by the publisher" to an illegible name, perhaps "M. Farley"