Other Earlier Editions of Scientology Books

Written October 2018 I am in the process of transferring these early editions from my dropbox to this place here. There are some interesting bits of work here, familiar to Scientologists in their time. And now completely forgotten. They give you another viewpoint on bits and pieces of Scientology.
Signed: the real Antony (not yet returned from the dead not even reached it yet – one of the slow people in this universe)

All the happiness . . . By Edward Lefsen assisted by Ruth Minshull, 1976 (11,483 KB)
An example of the "self-determinedess" and initiative which was evident in the Scientology field in pre-Miscavige times.

Efficiency by Ruth Minshull (25,268 kilobytes)
This book, Efficiency by Ruth Minshull, was one of a handful of books published by Ruth Minshull privately in the mid-seventies. It was given official Scientology authority (called "Issue Authority") and sold by permission in official Scientology organisations. At a point Ruth Minshull received a congratulatory letter from Ron Hubbard. The books issued by Ruth Minshull and some others at the same time written by others than L. Ron Hubbard and granted Issue Authority were also sold in Scientology organisations and they were all later banned.

Fundamentals of Scientology by Jack Horner (1956) (483 KB)
This is the same book as Summary of Scientology but printed in South Africa

Introduction to Scientology by Richard DeMille, 1953 (23,669 kilobytes)
Introduction to Scientology is a volume of about 150 pages written by Richard deMille, Ph.D and Published 1953, by Scientology Council. Richard DeMille was an early collaborator in the beginning of Scientology. At the beginning of the book "How to Live Though an Executive" (1953) it states that the manuscript to that book was prepared by Richard DeMille. However there was a belief that it was written by Richard DeMille. He left Scientology but continued working in similar fields and wrote a book based on Scientology Creative Processing principles called "Put Your Mother on the Ceiling" which was still obtainable in 2018. See the Wikipedia article at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_de_Mille

Miracles for Breakfast by Ruth Minshull (1968) (170 KB)
This was Ruth Minshull's most popular book, dealing with the Scientology principles involved in looking after and bringing up children. In 1972 a Danish translation was issued (Mirakler ved Morgenbordet) which was also very popular.

Summary of Scientology by Jack Horner (1956) (22,757 kilobytes)
Jack Horner was a doughty old-timer in the early fifties, teaching one of the early courses in Dianetics. See Scientolipedia: http://scientolipedia.org/info/Jack_Horner. This books gives another little slant on Scientology as it was in the very early days and gives a viewpoint on how someone other than Hubbard viewed Scientology. Horner has also given an account of goings-on in Scientology in the very early days (see the link just mentioned).

Ups and Downs by Ruth Minshull , probably 1970s (157 KB)
This PDF edition, which is searchable, was "Reproduced for the benefit of the Free Zone by the New Bridge Supply Company". It gives a very thorough independent view on the Scientology's look at the questions of suppressive persons and rollercoasters cases. It includes many references to L Ron Hubbard's work and many examples from daily life of application of the theories.

What is Scientology by Ruth Minshull (1969) (350 KB)
This book is an amusingly illustrated little booklet describing to newcomers what Scientology is (according to what Ruth Minshull reckoned the parts of it that would attract new people, I suppose).