The Mystery Schools by Grace Frances Knoche
Publication: 1943 Theosophical University Press; Covina, CA
Throughout the 1930's and 40's Knoche was worked at the theosophical headquarters under several capacities. She was a taught violin, Greek, Hebrew, Sanskrit, Bible Interpretation and Qabbalah. As leader, Knoche emphasized theosophy as a practical and compassionate way of living, believing that "mankind is a living brotherhood of human souls, and how and what any one person thinks or does has its inevitable effect on the totality of world thought."
This scarce publication covers several topics including ancient occult initiation rites, their several degrees and routes to initiation; the higher and lower mysteries and the character of mystery schools both ancient and current. This copy is from the library of Basil Jenkins and is signed on the prelim by by Knoche. Basil Jenkins, although little known served as Manly P. Halls 'right hand man' during the latter part of the great authors life.
Condition: Original tan wrappers with title printed to spine wrappers, clean all around with only minor foxing to pages, overall Near Fine condition