Golden Dawn Historical Bibliography

  • Paul M. Allen. (ed. and comp.) A Christian Rosenkreutz Anthology.
    New York: Rudolf Steiner Publications, 1974. 704 pp., Illus.

  • Paul Foster Case. a) The True and Invisible Rosicrucian Order: An Interpretation of the Rosicrucian Allegory and an Explanation of the Ten Rosicrucian Grades.
    No Place [California]: Privately printed, 1927. 67 pp.

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    Second revised edition. Single sided mimeograph in cloth.
    No place [California]: Privately printed, 1928. 101 pp.

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    Third revised edition.
    San Marino, CA: Privately printed, 1933. 147 pp.

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    Fourth revised edition.
    York Beach, ME: Samuel Weiser, 1985. xii, 331 pp.

  • R. Swinburne Clymer. The Book of Rosicruciae: A Condensed History of the Fraternitas Rosae Crucis or Rosy Cross, the men who made the Order Possible, and those who Maintained the Fraternity Throughout the Centuries, Together with the Fundamental Teachings of these men According to the Actual Records in the Archives of the Fraternity.
    Quakertown, PA: Philosophical Publishing Co. Vol. I: 1946. xxvii, 286 pp. Vol. II: 1947. xxxii, 279 pp. Vol. III: 1949. xxxii, 288 + [16] pp.

  • ___. Index: The Book of Rosicruciae, also detailed description of several very important texts for students of the occult.
    Quakertown, PA: Philosophical Publishing Co., no date [1949?]. 16 pp.

  • Ithell Colqhoun. a) The Sword of Wisdom: MacGregor Mathers and 'The Golden Dawn'.
    With a colour plate of Mathers.
    London: Neville Spearman, 1975. 307 pp.

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    First American edition. Black and white plate of Mathers.
    New York: G.P. Putman's and Sons, 1975. 307 pp.

  • ___. c) Das Schwert der Weisheit Macgregor und der Golden Dawn.
    German translation.
    Stein der Weisen, 1986.

  • R.A. Gilbert (comp.) The Golden Dawn Companion: A Guide to the History, Structure, and Workings of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn.
    Introduction by R.A. Gilbert.
    Northamptonshire: Aquarian Press, 1986. xii, 209 + [3] pp.
    [This book is the Companion to Ellic Howe’s The Magicians of the Golden Dawn.]

  • ___. The Golden Dawn: Twilight of the Magicians.
    Foreword by Israel Regardie.
    Northamptonshire: Aquarian Press, 1983. 144 pp.

  • ___. a) The Revelations of the Golden Dawn: The Rise and Fall of a Magical Order.
    England: Foulsham, 1997. 200 pp.

  • ___. b) The Golden Dawn Scrapbook: The Rise and Fall of a Magical Order.
    First American edition. Reprint of edition “a”.
    York Beach, ME: Samuel Weiser, Inc., 1997. 200 pp.

  • T.M. Greensill. The History of the Societas Rosicruciana In Angila.
    Privately printed for the High Council. London: S.R.I.A., 1987.

  • Mary K. Greer. The Women of the Golden Dawn: Rebels and Priestess.
    Rochester, VT: Park Street Books, 1995. xxii, 490 pp.

  • Franz Hartmann, M.D. a) In the Pronaos of the Temple of Wisdom. Containing the History of the True and the False Rosicrucians.
    London: Theosophical Publishing Society, 1890. 134 pp.

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    Limited edition of 250 copies.
    Chicago, IL: The Aries Press, 1941. 96 pp.

  • Ellic Howe. a) ‘Fringe Masonry in England, 1870-85,’ in Ars Quatuor Coronatorum: Transactions of the Quatuor Coronati Lodge.
    Vol. 85, edited by Harry Carr.
    London: Privately printed, 1972. pp. 242-295.

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    Reprint of edition “a”. Edited by Darcy Küntz.
    The Golden Dawn Studies Series Vol. XII.
    Edmonds, WA: Holmes Publishing Group, 1997.

  • ___. a) The Magicians of the Golden Dawn: A Documentary History of a Magical Order 1887-1923.
    London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1972. xxviii, 306 pp.

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    First American edition. Reprint of edition “a”.
    York Beach, ME: Samuel Weiser, 1978.

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    Second edition, with a new introduction.
    Northamptonshire: Aquarian Press, 1985. xxxii, 306 + [2] pp.

  • Francis X. King. a) Ritual Magic in England: 1887 to Present Day.
    London: Neville Spearman, 1970. 224 pp.

  • ___. b) The Rites of Modern Occult Magic: A fascinating account of the events and personalities involved in the Renaissance of Medieval Magic and Alchemy, from the late Nineteenth Century to the Present.
    Enlarged with an additional appendix added.
    New York: Macmillian Co., 1970. 224 pp.

  • ___. c) Modern Ritual Magic: The Rise of Western Occultism.
    Revised with a new bibliography.
    Dorset: Prism Press, 1989. 224 pp.

  • Darcy Küntz. (ed.). The Complete Golden Dawn Cipher Manuscript.
    60 Cipher folios with English translations. Introduction by R.A. Gilbert.
    The Golden Dawn Studies Series Vol. I.
    Edmonds, WA: Holmes Publishing Group, 1996. 191 + [1] pp.

  • ___. (ed.) The Golden Dawn Source Book.
    Preface by R.A. Gilbert.
    The Golden Dawn Studies Series Vol. II.
    Edmonds, WA: Holmes Publishing Group, 1996. 223 + [1] pp.

  • ___. The Golden Dawn Source Works: A Bibliography.
    The Golden Dawn Studies Series Vol. IV.
    Edmonds, WA: Holmes Publishing Group, 1996. 56 pp.

  • ___. (ed.) The Golden Dawn American Source Book.
    Introduction by Anthony Fleming.
    The Golden Dawn Studies Series Vol. XV.
    Edmonds, WA: Holmes Publishing Group, 2001.

  • H. Spencer Lewis. Rosicrucian Questions and Answers with Complete History of the Rosicrucian Order.
    Rosicrucian Library Vol. I.
    Privately printed for the Supreme Grand Lodge of Amorc.
    San Jose, CA: The Rosicrucian Press, Ltd., 1929. 341 + [19] pp.

  • Christopher McIntosh. a) The Rosy Cross Unveiled: The History, Mythology, and Rituals of an Occult Order.
    Foreword by Colin Wilson.
    Northamptonshire: Aquarian Press, 1980. 160 pp.

  • ___. b) The Rosicrucians: The History and Mythology of an Occult Order.
    Retitled, revised and enlarged.
    Northamptonshire: Crucible, 1987. 160 pp.

  • ___. The Rose Cross and the Age of Reason: Eighteen-Century Rosicrucianism in Central Europe and its Relationship to the Enlightenment.
    Brill's Studies in Intellectual History Vol. 29.
    Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1992. viii, 200 + [8 diagrams] + [2] pp.

  • Rudolph Steiner. a) The Mission of Christian Rosenkreuz: Its character and purpose; transcriptions and notes of lectures.
    Steiner Publishing Co., 1950. 189 pp.

  • ___. b) Rosicrucianism and Modern Initiation: Mystery Centres of the Middle Ages.
    Second edition. Re-issue of Part II in edition “a” and re-titled.
    New Jersey: Rudolph Steiner Publications, 1965. 95 pp.

  • Arthur Edward Waite. a) The Brotherhood of the Rosy Cross: Being Records of the House of the Holy Spirit in its Inward and Outward History.
    London: William Rider and Son, 1924. xxiv, 652 pp.

  • ___. b) ___.
    Reprinted with a Preface by John C. Wilson [Felix Morrow].
    New York: University Books, no date [1961]. xx, 652 pp.

  • ___. The Real History of the Rosicrucians, founded on their own Manifestos and on Facts and Documents collected from the Writings of Initiated Brethren.
    London: George Redway, 1887. viii, 446 pp.

  • Bruce Wilson. The History of the Societas Rosicruciana In Angila.
    Parts I, II, III, and IV, (Part IV was not issued).
    London: Privately printed, 1937-44.

  • ___. The Origin of Our Rosicrucian Society.
    London: Privately printed, 1947.

  • Frans Wittermans. a) A New and Authentic History of the Rosicrucians.
    Chicago, IL: The Aries Press, 1938. 224 pp.

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    London: Rider and Co., 1938. 224 pp.

  • Frances Amelia Yates. The Art of Memory.
    London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1966. 400 pp.

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    Chicago, IL: Chicago University Press, 1966.

  • ___. a) Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition.
    London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1964. 466 pp.

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    Chicago, IL: Chicago University Press, 1964.

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    New York: Vintage Books, 1969. 466 pp.

  • ___. The Occult Philosophy in the Elizabethan Age.
    London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1979. 217 pp.

  • ___. a) The Rosicrucian Enlightenment.
    London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1972. 267 pp.

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    Aladin, 1975. 315 pp.

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    Boulder, CO: Shambhala Publications, Inc., 1978. xvi, 269 pp.