London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1927. First edition. Octavo, original blue cloth, original printed dust jacket. Cloth bright and fresh, offsetting to front and rear endpapers. Mild toning and spotting to spine of dust jacket. A near-fine copy. Item #9
First edition of this collection by the Anglo-Catholic mystic on the contrast between the natural and the supernatural. With Dedication in Latin ("In Memoriam F. v. H.") to Friedrich von Hugel. Underhill spoke of von Hugel as both an inspiration and a mentor. "In later years von Hugel increased his dedication to spiritual direction, notably in the assistance he gave to the great Anglican writer on mysticism, Evelyn Underhill" before his death in 1925 (Joseph P. Whelan, The Spirituality of Friedrich von Hugel). This collection of lectures, articles and papers was reworked for publication two years after von Hugel's death. With bibliography of books on mysticism. Bookseller ticket.