Watkins Books…

one of my favourite bookshops. "John Maurice Watkins, the founder of this bookshop, was a friend and disciple of H P. Blavatsky and was himself personally involved in seeing the first edition of The Secret Doctrine, her great metaphysical classic, through the press. The ideal of founding the bookshop is said to have occurred to Mr Watkins in a conversation with Madame Blavatsky in which she lamented the fact that there was nowhere in London one could buy books on mysticism, occultism and metaphysics."


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2 Responses to Watkins Books…

  1. sonia says:

    brilliant! thanks for flagging this up – i’ll have to check them out.

  2. farleigh says:

    I love this site. Good work…

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