Initiation and Its Results by Rudolf Steiner
Publishing: 1909 Theosophical Publishing Society First Impression
True First Edition November 1909 Limited to 1500 copies
"One of the few copies that have survived in its original binding - due to the erroneous conflation made by many with the Nazi swastika symbol, most copies were either destroyed, defaced or rebound" - The Incunabula Forum
The collected essays of this series were first published in book form a year earlier, in 1909 an earlier incarnation, were published in "Lucifer" under the title "How to attain Knowledge of the Higher Worlds. Although the second edition of this work appears on the market from time to time, this First Impression is very difficult find.
Condition: Original publishers decorative boards, damage to spine edges, library book plate to pastedown, corners bumped, rear flyleaf lacking, spotting to prelim, small bookplate or prominent publisher John M. Watkins, binding firm, despite the flaws the book is still in overall Very Good condition