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Bragdon wrote excellent books about architecture, art, and Theosophy:
 
Bragdon wrote excellent books about architecture, art, and Theosophy:
  
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* '''''Architecture and Democracy'''''. 1918. Available at [https://archive.org/details/architectureandd12625gut Internet Archive].
 
* '''''The Beautiful Necessity: Seven Essays on Theosophy and Architecture'''''. 1910. 109 p. Available at [http://www.archive.org/details/beautifulnecessi00bragiala Internet Archive], [http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924008627949 Internet Archive], [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/4219201.html Hathitrust], [http://books.google.com/books?id=-gtQAAAAMAAJ Google Books], and [http://books.google.com/books?id=wtwtAAAAMAAJ Google Books].
 
* '''''The Beautiful Necessity: Seven Essays on Theosophy and Architecture'''''. 1910. 109 p. Available at [http://www.archive.org/details/beautifulnecessi00bragiala Internet Archive], [http://www.archive.org/details/cu31924008627949 Internet Archive], [http://catalog.hathitrust.org/api/volumes/oclc/4219201.html Hathitrust], [http://books.google.com/books?id=-gtQAAAAMAAJ Google Books], and [http://books.google.com/books?id=wtwtAAAAMAAJ Google Books].
 
* '''''Episodes from an Unwritten History'''''. In 1910, an enlarged second edition was published.
 
* '''''Episodes from an Unwritten History'''''. In 1910, an enlarged second edition was published.
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* '''''Four Dimensional Vistas'''''. 1916. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Available at [https://archive.org/details/fourdimensional00braggoog Internet Archive] and [https://archive.org/details/fourdimensionalv11906gut Internet Archive].
 
* '''''Man the Square: a Higher Space Parable'''''. 1912. 34p.
 
* '''''Man the Square: a Higher Space Parable'''''. 1912. 34p.
 
* '''''Oracle'''''. 1921. 64 p. Portrait in frontispiece. Available at [https://archive.org/details/oracle00brag Internet Archive].  Bragdon collected messages that had been received by his deceased wife Eugenie Julier Macaulay Bragdon via automatic writing. Some are epigrammatic personal messages, and others are prophetic.
 
* '''''Oracle'''''. 1921. 64 p. Portrait in frontispiece. Available at [https://archive.org/details/oracle00brag Internet Archive].  Bragdon collected messages that had been received by his deceased wife Eugenie Julier Macaulay Bragdon via automatic writing. Some are epigrammatic personal messages, and others are prophetic.
* '''''A Primer of Higher Space (the Fourth Dimension)'''''. 1913. 78 p. Illustrated.
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* '''''A Primer of Higher Space (the Fourth Dimension)'''''. 1913. Rochester, NY: Manas Press. 78 p. Illustrated. Available at [https://archive.org/details/aprimerhighersp00braggoog Internet Archive].  
 
* '''''Projective Ornament'''''. 1915. 78 p. Illustrated.
 
* '''''Projective Ornament'''''. 1915. 78 p. Illustrated.
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* '''''Self Education: An Address Given Before the Boston Architectural Club April the third 1909'''''. 1910. Rochester, NY: Manas Press. 16 p. Available at [https://archive.org/details/selfeducationadd00brag Internet Archive].
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* '''''Six Lectures on Architecture'''''. 1917. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Scammon Lectures. Coauthors were Ralph Adams Cram and Thomas Hastings. Available at [https://archive.org/details/sixlectureson00cram Internet Archive].
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* '''''The Small Old Path'''''. 1914. 2nd edition. available at [https://archive.org/details/smalloldpathbycl00brag Internet Archive], [https://archive.org/details/sixlecturesonarc01cram Internet Archive], [https://archive.org/details/sixlecturesonarc00cram Internet Archive], and [https://archive.org/details/sixlecturesonarc1917cram Internet Archive].
 
* '''''Theosophy and the Theosophical Society'''''. 1909
 
* '''''Theosophy and the Theosophical Society'''''. 1909
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He also contributed to:
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* "The Language of Form".
  
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==

Revision as of 13:58, 3 April 2014

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Claude Fayette Bragdon was an American architect, artist, writer, and publisher who was active in the Theosophical Society in America. He operated the Manas Press in Rochester, New York, and was the first publisher of P. D. Ouspensky's work, Tertium Organum.

Writings

Bragdon wrote excellent books about architecture, art, and Theosophy:

  • Architecture and Democracy. 1918. Available at Internet Archive.
  • The Beautiful Necessity: Seven Essays on Theosophy and Architecture. 1910. 109 p. Available at Internet Archive, Internet Archive, Hathitrust, Google Books, and Google Books.
  • Episodes from an Unwritten History. In 1910, an enlarged second edition was published.
  • Four Dimensional Vistas. 1916. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Available at Internet Archive and Internet Archive.
  • Man the Square: a Higher Space Parable. 1912. 34p.
  • Oracle. 1921. 64 p. Portrait in frontispiece. Available at Internet Archive. Bragdon collected messages that had been received by his deceased wife Eugenie Julier Macaulay Bragdon via automatic writing. Some are epigrammatic personal messages, and others are prophetic.
  • A Primer of Higher Space (the Fourth Dimension). 1913. Rochester, NY: Manas Press. 78 p. Illustrated. Available at Internet Archive.
  • Projective Ornament. 1915. 78 p. Illustrated.
  • Self Education: An Address Given Before the Boston Architectural Club April the third 1909. 1910. Rochester, NY: Manas Press. 16 p. Available at Internet Archive.
  • Six Lectures on Architecture. 1917. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Scammon Lectures. Coauthors were Ralph Adams Cram and Thomas Hastings. Available at Internet Archive.
  • The Small Old Path. 1914. 2nd edition. available at Internet Archive, Internet Archive, Internet Archive, and Internet Archive.
  • Theosophy and the Theosophical Society. 1909

He also contributed to:

  • "The Language of Form".

Notes