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Periodical: Star Lore

Summary:  From Pat Deveney's database:

Star Lore and Future Events.
1897--1903 Monthly, irregular
London, England. Publisher: Glen & Co. Editor: Zedekiel; By the Editor Zadkiel's Almanac (Alfred J. Pearce).
1/1, January 1897- March 1903. 3d. a copy.

This was edited by Alfred J. Pearce (1840-1923), a homeopathic physician and astrologer, who had edited Zadkiel's Almanac since 1875. Pearce was on the "scientific" side of contemporary astrology, as contrasted with the more occult interpretations of others, and the journal reflects those views. Each issue carried an editorial by Pearce, usually setting forth his differences with the two fronts on which he felt he was warring to preserve a prognosticative role for astrology in the face of "materialistic" science while avoiding the detailed minutiae of mere fortune telling. "This MAGAZINE is the only one published in Great Britain devoted to pure ASTROLOGY -- that is to say, Astrologia Sana -- which is based on the solid rock of NATURE. The two other magazines are devoted to an obsolete system of astrology, superseded 250 years ago. To exclude natural astrology from the circle of the sciences merely because it is rejected by materialistic scientific societies on the ground that it is absurd prima facie, and because it has been corrupted by pretenders who make use of it solely for the purpose of fortune-telling, is to blind one's self to one of the mainsprings of Nature, and to reject invaluable foreknowledge which would enable nations and individuals to avoid many calamities." Each issue contained rectified horoscopes of prominent figures (Queen Victoria, Emile Zola, and the like), discussions of the astrological implications of notable events like earthquakes in India, fires in Paris, etc., warnings foreseen coming events, etc. Pearce also edited Urania and the Future. Noted in The Horoscope, January 1903. BL; Northwestern University.

Issues:Star Lore V1 N1 Jan 1897
Star Lore V1 N2 Feb 1897
Star Lore V1 N3 Mar 1897
Star Lore V1 N4 Apr 1897
Star Lore V1 N5 May 1897
Star Lore V1 N6 Jun 1897
Star Lore V1 N7 Jul 1897
Star Lore V1 N8 Aug 1897
Star Lore V1 N10 Oct 1897
Star Lore V2 N14 Feb 1898
Star Lore V2 N15 Mar 1898
Star Lore V2 N16 Apr 1898
Star Lore V2 N17 May 1898
Star Lore V2 N18 Jun 1898
Star Lore V2 N19 Jul 1898
Star Lore V2 N20 Oct 1898
Star Lore V3 N21 Mar 1899
Star Lore V3 N22 Jun 1899
Star Lore V3 N23 Sep 1899
Star Lore V3 N24 Dec 1899
Star Lore V4 N25 Mar 1900
Star Lore V4 N26 Dec 1900
Star Lore V5 N27 Mar 1901
Star Lore V5 N28 Jun 1901
Star Lore V5 N29 Dec 1901
Star Lore V6 N30 Dec 1902

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