Quests Old and New by G.RS. Mead
1913 First Edition G. Bell & Sons Ltd, London
In this volume Mead collects essays "illustrative of the quest of reality, the search for truth, or the restles striving of the human soul for the satisfaction of its needs, spiritual or philosophical, mystical or psychical. Most were previously published in the Quest Magazine, which he edited. Contents: The Way of the Spirit in Ancient China; The Doctrine of the True Man in Ancient Chinese Mystical Philosophy; Spiritual Reality in Progressive Buddhism; The Ideal Life in Progressive Buddhism; Some Features of Buddhist Psychology; The Doctrine of Reincarnation Ethically Considered; Some Mystical Experiments on the Frontiers of Early Christendom; The Meaning of Gnosis in the Higher Forms of Hellenistic Religion; 'The Book of the Hidden Mysteries' by Hierotheos; The Rising Psychic Tide; Vaihinger's Philosophy of the 'As If'; Bergson's Intuitionism; Eucken's Activism.
Condition: Original green cloth, gilt title. Spine has a small part that is damaged (see photo) but nothing major. Corners bumped. Binding is right. First fly leaf has a stamp and the front board has a marking. Besides that all text pages are clean with only light fixing and no markings. Overall Very Good condition.