SEMA-KANDA: THRESHOLD MEMORIES. A MYSTIC'S STORY. Coulson Turnbull.

SEMA-KANDA: THRESHOLD MEMORIES. A MYSTIC'S STORY.

Chicago: Purdy Publishing Co., 1898. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 8-254 [255-256: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original blue cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g., brown coated endpapers. First edition. Inscribed by Turbull on a tipped in leaf. "Occult novel in four parts. The first and longest part is set in, and at the time of a degenerated Atlantis, before and during its complete destruction. Some members of a religious order of adepts accompany an ark on its voyage to Central America. The third part picks up this thread in the eighteenth century, with records from Atlantis in the possession of an Indian namesake of one of the Atlantean adepts." - Teitler and Locke (2013) 12-18. Not in Wright. Front free brown coated endpaper affixed to front paste down, front hinge cracked, small leaf with author's inscription tipped in to second free end paper, penciled names to second free end paper and title page, front corners slightly bumped, light wear to spine ends, a very good copy. (25462). Item #25462

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