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Works by Anna Kingsford (and E. Maitland) 


Works by Anna Kingsford (Chronological Order): 

 Beatrice; A Tale of the Early Christians. Published under the name of A. Bonus (Anna Bonus Kingsford). Joseph Masters, London (Aldersgate Street and New Bond Street), 1863. 114 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site.

River-Reeds. Poems; originally published anonymously (Anna Kingsford was still very young when the poems were first published in various magazines), London, 1866. Joseph Masters, London (Aldersgate Street and New Bond Street), 1866. 71 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site, including a photocopy of its original cover.

An Essay on the Admission of Women to the Parliamentary Franchise. Ninon Kingsford (Anna Kingsford). London: Trubner & Co., 1868. [Ninon Kingsford” was one of the pen names used by Anna Kingsford at the beginning of her literary career. It was also used in the work Rosamunda the Princess.] Complete Html text in this site, including a photocopy of its main title page.

The Lady’s Own Paper (a Journal of Taste, Progress and Thought). Journal edited by Mrs. Algernon Kingsford (Anna Kingsford). Here we have the first 12 numbers edited by Anna Kingsford, from Nº. 307 (October, 5, 1872 – Nº. 01 of the New Series), up to Nº. 318 (December, 21, 1872 – Nº. 12 of the New Series). More information and the complete Pdf copies in this site.

In My Lady’s Chamber; a Speculative Romance Touching a Few Questions of the Day. Originally published under the pen name (pseudonym) of Colossa (Anna Kingsford). J. Burns, 15, Southhampton Row, Holborn, London, 1873. 319 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site, including its title pages.

Rosamunda the Princess, an Historical Romance of the Sixth Century. Ninon Kingsford (Anna Kingsford). James Parker and Co., Oxford and London, 1875. 365 pp. With 24 illustrations. More information and complete Html text in this site; including photocopy of its original cover, its title pages, its Preface, and all the illustrations of the work. Observation: The revision of the digitization errors is not yet complete.

The Perfect Way in Diet. Anna Kingsford. Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., London, 1881. 121 pp. Second edition: 1906. Based on Doctor of Medicine graduation thesis. More information and complete Html text in this site.

The Perfect Way; or, the Finding of Christ. Anna Kingsford and Edward Maitland. Hamilton, Adams & Co., London, 1882. Second edition, revised and enlarged: Field and Tuer, London, 1887; and also, Esoteric Publishing Company, Boston, 1888. 3rd edition: 1890. Fifth edition, edited, with additions and a long preface, by Samuel Hopgood Hart: John M. Watkins, London, 1923. 405 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site.

The Uselessness of Vivisection. Anna Kingsford. This article was first published in the magazine Nineteenth Century, February 1882 (pp. 171-183). Complete Html text in this site.

Address of the President To the London Lodge of The Theosophical Society – October 21st 1883. Anna Kingsford. Lecture published in: Theosophical History magazine, July, 1987. pp. 82-85. Complete Html text in this site.

The Virgin of the World. A translation of Hermetic manuscripts. Introductory essays (on Hermeticism) and notes by Anna Kingsford and Edward Maitland. George Redway, London, 1885. Also in Madras: P. Kailasam Brothers; Spiritualistic Book Depot, 1885. 154 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site.

Astrology Theologized: the Spiritual Hermeneutics of Astrology and Holy Writ – A Treatise upon the Influence of the Stars on Man and on the Art of Ruling Them by the Law of Grace. Long prefatory essay, and translation by Anna Kingsford, from the original by Valentine Weigelius, dated 1649. George Redway, London, 1886. 121 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site. 

Health, Beauty and the Toilet: Letters to Ladies from a Lady Doctor. Anna Kingsford. Frederick Warne and Co., London and New York; 1886. 232 pp. 2nd Edition in the same year. More information and complete Html text in this site.

Uncientific Science: Moral Aspects of Vivisection. Anna Kingsford. Article published in the work Spiritual Therapeutics; or, Divine Science by W.J. Colville, Educator Publishing Company, Chicago, 1888. 332 pp. Complete Html text of this article in this site.
 

Works by Anna Kingsford Posthumously Published (Chronological Order): 

Dreams and Dream-Stories. Anna Kingsford. Edited by Edward Maitland. George Redway, London, 1888. 281 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site.

Intima Sacra: a Manual of Esoteric Devotion. Compiled by E. M. Forsyth. David Stott, London: 370, Oxford Street, W. 1891. 163 pp. This book is a compilation from the writings of Dr. Anna Kingsford, and has a Preface by Edward Maitland. It was written as a summary and introduction to the message of these two prophet-souls. As it is an important work, we decided to include it in this section as well. More information and complete Html text in this site.

Clothed with the Sun: Being the Illuminations of Anna (Bonus) Kingsford. Anna Kingsford. Edited by Edward Maitland. First edition: John M. Watkins, London, 1889. Second edition: The Ruskin Press, Birmingham, 1906. Third Edition: edited by Samuel Hopgood Hart, 1937. Sun Books (reprint), Santa Fe, 1993. 210 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site.

Addresses and Essays on Vegetarianism. Anna Kingsford and Edward Maitland. Edited by Samuel Hopgood Hart. John M. Watkins, London, 1912. 227 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site.

The Credo of Christendom: and other Addresses and Essays on Esoteric Christianity. Anna  Kingsford and Edward Maitland. Edited by Samuel Hopgood Hart. John M. Watkins, London, 1916. 256 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site.


Works by Edward Maitland (Chronological Order):

The Pilgrim and the Shrine; or, Passages from the Life and Correspondence of Herbert Ainslie. Edward Maitland. New Edition (with corrections and additions), John W. Lovell, New York, 1889. 467 pp. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1872. Tinsley Brothers, London, 1872. 467 pp. 1st Edition, 1869. 3rd Edition, 1873. More information and complete Html text in this site, including a picture of the original cover. Observation: The revision of the digitization errors is not yet complete.

One Passed By! (Song). Words by Edward Maitland. Music by Virginia Gabriel (Mary Ann Virginia). London, Ashdown & Parry, 18, Hanover Square. (circa 1870).

Higher Law. A Romance. Edward Maitland. Tinsley Brothers, London, 1871. 506 pp. Second Edition: G.P Putnam & Sons, New York, 1872. 506 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site: including a photo of the main title page of the Second Edition. Observation: The revision of the digitization errors is not yet complete.

Jewish Literature and Modern Education: or, the Use and Misuse of the Bible in the Schoolroom. Edward Maitland. Edited, for the author, by Thomas Scott, Ramsgate. 1871. 97 pp. And also by Trübner & Co., London (8 & 60, Paternoster Row), 1872. 97 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site: including photos of the original cover and of the title page.

By and By: an Historical Romance of the Future. Edward Maitland. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, 1873. 460 pp. Richard Bentley and Son, London, 1873. Tinsley Brothers, London, 1876. Greg Press (reprint of the First Edition), Boston, 1977. More information and complete Html text in this site: including a photo of the original main title page. Observation: The revision of the digitization errors is not yet complete.

The Keys of the Creeds. Edward Maitland. Second Edition, Revised: Trübner & Co., London (Ludgate Hill), 1875. 201 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site: including photo of the original cover.

England and Islam: or, the Counsel of Caiaphas. Edward Maitland. Tinsley Brothers, London, 1876. 636 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site. Observation: The revision of the digitization errors is not yet complete.

The Soul, and How It Found Me. Edward Maitland. Published for the author. Tinsley Brothers, London, 1877. 307 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site: including a picture of the original cover, and a picture of Edward Maitland, which is for the first time presented to the Internet.

How the World Came to an End in 1881.  Published anonymously (Edward Maitland). Field & Tuer, London, 1884. pp. 83. More information and complete Html text in this site.

The New Illumination. Edward Maitland. This text was originally a paper read before the Hermetic Society, July 15th, 1886. It was later published as a booklet – George Conway, London, 1886. Complete Html text in this site.

The Modern Inquisition. Text published in the magazine The Path, Vol 5, n. 4, July 1890.

Intima Sacra: a Manual of Esoteric Devotion. Compiled by E. M. Forsyth. David Stott, London: 370, Oxford Street, W. 1891. 163 pp. This book is a compilation from the writings of Dr. Anna Kingsford, and has a Preface by Edward Maitland. It was written as a summary and introduction to the message of these two prophet-souls. As it is an important work, we decided to include it in this section as well. More information and complete Html text in this site.

The Bible’s Own Account of Itself. Edward Maitland. 1st Edition: Ruskin Press, Birmingham, 1891. 2nd Edition, complete with Appendix: Ruskin Press, Birmingham, 1905. 83 pp. Third Edition: John M. Watkins, London, 1913. More information and complete Html text in this site.

“A Message to Earth. Published anonymously. [Compilers note: It is very likely that this work was edited by Edward Maitland.] Published in conjunction with the writings recognized by the Esoteric Christian Union as appertaining to the “New Gospel of Interpretation.” London (Lamley & Co., 1 & 3 Exhibition Road, S.W.), 1892. 93 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site.

The “New Gospel of Interpretation”: Being an Abstract of the Doctrine and a Statement of the Origin, Object, Basis, Method and Scope of the Esoteric Christian Union. Edward Maitland. Published under the auspices of the Esoteric Christian Union, whose President-Founder was Edward Maitland. London, Lamley & Co., 1892. 93 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site.

The Appeal of the Esoteric Christian Union to the Churches and People of Christendom. Published by the Esoteric Christian Union, whose President-Founder was Edward Maitland. London (37, Chelsea Gardens, S.W.), circa 1893. 8 pp. More information and complete Html text of this historical and important document in this site.

Vivisection. Edward Maitland and Edward Carpenter. William Reeves, London, 1893. 53 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site.

The Story of Anna Kingsford and Edward Maitland and of the New Gospel of Interpretation. Edward Maitland. 1st Edition, 1893. 2nd Edition, 1894. 3rd Edition, edited by Samuel H. Hart. Ruskin Press, Birmingham, 1905. 204 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site.

The Life of Anna Kingsford: Her Life, Letters, Diary and Work. Edward Maitland. Two volumes. George Redway, London, 1896. 3rd Edition, edited by Samuel Hopgood Hart. John M. Watkins, London, 1913. Vol. I, 442 pp.; Vol. II, 466 pp. More information and complete Html text in this site. 

The Living Truth in Christianity. Bertram McCrie. John M. Watkins, London: 21 Cecil Court, Charing Cross Road, 1915. 43 pp. Although this little book was not written by Anna Kingsford or Edward Maitland, it was written as an introduction to the message of these two prophet-souls. As it is an important work, we decided to include it in this section as well. More information and complete Html text in this site.