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The Art Of Memory.
Francis A. Yates

1974. 400p. Book Description "Once in a very great while, historical scholarship produces a book which makes one immediately begin re-thinking many of one's major suppositions about the thought systems of the past. Professor Yates has given us such a book."--Norman D. Hinton, The Modern Schoolman This book is one of the best overviews of the systems of memory and the nature of the art as used in the Renaissance and Greek times. An excellent introduction to the subject, though not focused upon application. Contents: Three Latin Sources for the Classical Art of Memory; The Art of Memory in Greece: Memory and the Soul; The Art of Memory in the Middle Ages; Medieval Memory and the Formation of Imagery; The Memory Treatises; Renaissance Memory: The Memory Theater of Giulio Camillo; Camillo’s Theatre and the Venetian Renaissance; Lullism as an Art of Memory; Giordano Bruno: The Secret of Shadows; Ramism as an Art of Memory; Giordano Bruno” The Secret of Seals; Conflict Between Brunian and Ramist Memory; Bruno: The Last Works on Memory; Art of Memory in Bruno’s Italian Dialogues; The Theatre Memory System of Robert Fludd Fludd’s Memory Theatre and the Globe Theatre; Art of Memory and the Growth of Scientific Method.

University of Chicago Press. Paperback. CAT#379 $40.00

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How To Strengthen The Memory; or Natural & Scientific Methods Of Never Forgetting.
M. L. Holbrook, M.D.

1886. 152p. Another of our favorites, from the 1800’s, which covers not only techniques and systems of memory, but develops a complete system, considering the physiology with applications to every branch of life & thought. Contents: Best Foundation For A Good Memory; Memory & Nutrition; Fatigue; Perfect Circulation of Blood; Quality of Blood; Memory & Bodily Illness; Results of Brain Injury; Results of Use of Narcotics; Unconscious Memory; Memory, Its Exaltation & Degeneration; Exaltation; Degeneration; Repetition; Suggestions, Associations, Links & Chains; A Striking Example of Memory Culture; Close Attention; Careful Observation & Reflection; Methodical Association; Mental Employment; Memory Culture In Schools; Self-culture of the Memory; Memory of Names; Memory of Forms & Faces; Why the Memory Should Be Trained; Early Training; Methods of Training; Memory of Faces; Memory of Places & Its Culture; Culture of the Musical Memory; Strengthening the Memory for Facts & Events; Memory for Figures & Dates; The Figure Alphabet; Tricks of Memory; How To Learn A New Language; Association of Ideas – Analogous or Opposites/Neither Analogous nor Opposite; Application of These Rules; Word Memory; Lawyer’s Memories; Suggestions For Clergymen; Mastering the Contents of A Book; The Art of Forgetting; Abnormal Memory; Conclusion.

CAT#386 Deluxe Quarto Hardcover Facsimile Edition. Maroon Suede w/Guilt Lettering. $50.00

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The Rational Memory.
W. H. Groves

1915. 172p. Contents: Blessings Of Memory; Faculty of Memory; Concentration; Outward Concentration, Or Observation; Thought Concentration; Special Concentration; Association, First Law, Comprehension; 2nd Law Comparison; Comparison as to a Place, Time, Name, Words, Language; 3rd Law of Association – Causality; 4th Law – Concurrence; Classification; Determination; Interest; Meditation; Review; Subconscious or Subjective Memory; Robust Health; Right Ideals; Self-Control; Conclusion.

CAT#387 Deluxe Quarto Hardcover Facsimile Edition. Maroon Suede w/Guilt Lettering. $50.00

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Mind & Memory Training.
Ernest E. Wood

1936. 185p. Another or the more interesting and comprehensive titles from earlier this century with instructions for a full integration into life. Contents: The Mind & Its Management: The Magic Box; The Roads of Thought; Concentration of Mind; Aids to Concentration. Imagination & Its Uses: Mental Images; Familiarization of Forms & Words; Projection of The Memory; Simplification & Symbolization. The Art Of Thinking: Modes of Comparison; A Logical Series; Footsteps of Thought; The Power of a Mood; Expansion of Ideas. A Bag of Tricks: Number Arguments & Diagrams; Number Words; Placing the Memory; Memory-Men of India; The Mind At Work: Reading & Studying; Writing & Speech Making; More Concentration; Meditation. Some Parting Advice: Uses of the Will; Bodily Aids.

CAT#388 Deluxe Quarto Hardcover Facsimile Edition. Maroon Suede w/Guilt Lettering. $50.00

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