London: William Rider, 1914. First edition. Corners and edges quite worn, otherwise very good. Item #3937
Presentation copy signed and inscribed by Waite to Dr. Elizabeth Severn; Dr Elizabeth Severn was a prominent 'alternative' medical practitioner. She met Waite in 1913, joined the Golden Dawn, and briefly acted as his physician, with very satisfactory results. Her pupil, Dr Helen Worthington, also a member of the Independent and Rectified Rite, was Waite's personal physician for many years. Curiously, after the half-title there is what appears to be a half-title page with Studies in Mysticism prnited on it, this is the page which is signed; Two Volumes; Frontis photo pf Waite with tissue gaurd; xxxvi, 354 & xi, 352 pages.