Ths text ran on ebay to sell this book item #130089204681 Feb 1 2008 First use of the word 'Scientology' in Print Anywhere! The New Word by Allen Upward (corresponding memeber of the Parnassus Philological Society, Athens) 1908 London - Second Edition (First Edition was published anonymously - this listed edition was the first one published under Allen Upward's name) 320 pages Aside from being a very fascinating book in its own rite, this book contains the first coining of the word 'Scientology' in print. Allen Upward was quite the wordsmith and if you read him you will see that he is always creatively coining words to fit his meaning. That L. Ron Hubbard used the word 'Scientology' for his practical religious philosophy in 1952 is what really makes this book interesting. L. Ron Hubbard was always coining a word or two himself to make his work easier to understand. There are three usages of 'Scientology' in this book and they occur on pages 139, 149 & 156. Contents: 1. The Riddle 2. Psychology: The Personal Equation 3. Etymology: The Castle in the Air 4. Lexicography: The Play upon words 5. Metaphysics: The house of cards 6. Altruism: The Face in the looking-glass 7. Materialism: the shape 8. Physics: the knot 9. Dynamics: the demon in the stone 10. Chemistry: the man in the crumb 11. Mathematics: the conjuring trick 12. Logic: the cipher 13. Ontology: the end 14. Metastrophe: the magic crystal 15. Biology: the elf 16. Theology: the painted window 17. Exegetics: the forbidden fruit 18. Pathology: the pyramid 19. Astrology: the eclipse 20. Ethics: the book of etiquette 21. The Heir Please see picture - this is my only copy of this rare 1908 second edition from England - I have never run across another copy of this edition.