Colonel Olcott was the President – Founder of the Theosophical Society who had already had a distinguished career in public life before meeting Madame Blavatsky in the late nineteenth century. This popular account of his life is a full survey, covering among other things his work to revive Buddhism in the East and defend it from colonial discrimination, his investigations in spiritualism and his principal career as a servant of the Mahatmas.
Author: Howard Murphet
Publisher: Quest Books/ Theosophical Publishing House USA
Edition: 2nd printing 1988
Book: 345pp Paperback
ISBN: 0 – 8356 – 0638 – 4