The Occult Review (periodical)

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January, 1905 cover - first issue of UK Edition
March, 1918 cover - UK edition

The Occult Review was an illustrated periodical published from 1905 to 1951 in London by Ralph Shirley. Initially issued monthly, it changed to a quarterly format in January, 1936. In addition to the UK Edition published for a domestic British readership, there was a Foreign Edition from 1907 to 1932. The UK series had orange covers, while the foreign edition had blue. During the period September 1933 to April 1938, The London Forum was incorporated into The Occult Review.

Contributors included such people as William Kingsland, Annie Besant, Meredith Starr, Algernon Blackwood, Meher Baba, Alan W. Watts, Paul Brunton, Dion Fortune, Israel Regardie, A. E. Waite, Florence Farr, Franz Hartmann, Walter Gorn Old,and many others.

Issues available online

UK edition

The International Association for the Preservation of Spiritualist and Occult Periodicals has made digital versions of many issues of the UK edition available at the IAPSOP website.

Hathitrust also provides digital versions of some volumes.

Foreign edition

The Foreign edition is not available online at this time.

Index to the periodical

The Union Index of Theosophical Periodicals provides indexes to both editions at index to UK Edition and index to the Foreign Edition.

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