Current Inventory

  • Historical Analysis of the Holy Royal Arch Ritual by The Rev. R. De P. Castells

    Historical Analysis of the Holy Royal Arch Ritual by The Rev. R. De P. Castells, published in 1929. Sections Include: The Royal Arch Degree, The Opening of the Chamber, The Reception in the Chamber, The Veils, The Ob, The Protagonists in our Story, the Central Mythos, The Investiture, The Historical Lecture, The Symbolic Lecture, The Mystical Lecture, The Royal Arch Sign, The Closing of the Chapter, etc. etc. Hardcover with gilt letting on spine and cover, only the very lightest shelfwear.

  • Ritual Art and Knowledge: Aesthetic Theory and Zoroastrian Ritual by Ron Williams and James Boyd

    Ritual Art and Knowledge: Aesthetic Theory and Zoroastrian Ritual by Ron Williams and James Boyd, published in 1993. Sections Include: Ritual Spaces, Three Spaces in Art and the Yasna Ritual, A System of Internal Relations, Ritual Knowledge, Two Stances Toward Ritual Repetition, A Diary of Ritual Transformation, The Yasna a Zoroastrian High Liturgy, The Afrinagan of Ardafrawash: Ceremony of Blessings Dedicated to All Holy Guardian Spirits, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket, near fine.

  • The Old Constitutions of Freemasonry by J. Roberts

    The Old Constitutions of Freemasonry Being a Reprint of the Earliest Printed Edition Now in the Library of the Grand Lodge of Iowa which was published by J. Roberts in 1722 together with a forward by Joseph Fort Newton, published in 1917. Limited edition of a thousand copies this being number 699. Hardcover with shelf wear to corners and ends.

  • Origin of the Royal Arch Order of Masonry Historically Considered by Rev. Geo. Oliver

    Origin of the Royal Arch Order of Masonry Historically Considered Including An Explanatory View of its Primitive Rituals, Doctrines, and Symbols, and of Their Progressive Improvements to the Present Time by the Rev. Geo. Oliver, published in 1867. Sections Include: Unsolved Problems in Freemasonry, Athelstans Masonry, Spurious Degrees, The Degree of Geometrical Master, Expulsion of the Athol Masons, Final Union of the Two Conflicting Sections, Progressive Rituals, Doctrines and Symbols of the Royal Arch, Bro. Dunckerly’s Ritual, The Pythagorean, The Egyptian Ou, The Branch, The Triple Tau, etc. etc. Hardcover with gilt symbol on cover, light sunning to boards, light foxing.

  • An Adventure Among the Rosicrucians by Franz Hartmann

    An Adventure Among the Rosicrucians by Franz Hartmann, published in 1893. Authored by the founder of Crowley’s O.T.O. An unusual occult novel where the narrator journeys to a secret brotherhood and witnesses elementals, alchemy, past lives etc, etc. Hardcover with shelfwear to corners and ends. Old paper spine label has worn away but binding is strong.

  • The Masculine Cross and Ancient Sex Worship by Sha Rocco

    The Masculine Cross and Ancient Sex Worship by Sha Rocco, published in 1874. Written under a pseudoname and actually authored by the Rosicrucian Hargrave Jennings. Sections Include: Origin of the Cross, Triad, Marks and Signs of the Triad, Yoni, Communion, Tortoise Earth Mother, Phallus, etc. etc. Hardcover with gilt decorated image on cover. Light shelfwear to corners and ends.

  • A New and Revised Encyclopedia of Freemasonry and It’s Kindred Sciences by Albert Mackey

    TWO VOLUME SET A New and Revised Encyclopedia of Freemasonry and It’s Kindred Sciences by Albert Mackey, published in 1927. The Whole Range of Arts, Sciences, and Literature Connected with the Institution. Profusely Illustrated. A very attractive set in decorative embossed boards. Light shelfwear to corners and ends only. Neatly laid into the the second volume is some ephemera and booklets belonging to the original owner.

  • Astrosophia Being Metaphysical Astrology by John Hazelrigg

    Astrosophia Being Metaphysical Astrology Observations on the Stellar Doctrine, It’s Principles, It’s Symbolism, It’s Speculative Truths, and It’s Mundane Applications as Revealed Through Discernible Facts an Palpable Correspondences by John Hazelrigg, published in 1915. Hardcover with gilt lettering and light shelfwear to corners and ends. Residue from removed bookplate inside front cover. Original owners name in pen on first chapter heading. 

  • Icons and Power: The Mother of God in Byzantium by Bissera V. Pentchenva

    Icons and Power: The Mother of God in Byzantium by Bissera V. Pentchenva, published in 2006. Illustrated. Sections Include: Origins of the Civic Cult, The Avar Siege: Memory and Change, In the Context of War, The Hodegetria Icon and Its Tuesday Procession, The Blachernai Responds: The Icon of the Unusual Miracle, Synthesis: Imperial Memorial Rites at the Pantokrator, etc. etc. Hardcover with jacket, near fine.

  • The Old Book of Magic A Precise History of Magic, It’s Rites and Procedures by L.W. de Laurence

    The Old Book of Magic A Precise History of Magic, It’s Rites and Procedures As Contained in Ancient Manuscripts Embellished with Engravings of Wonderful Charms and Talismans by L.W. de Laurence, published in 1914. One of the hardest to find original de Laurence pieces. Well illustrated. An exceptional copy, hardcover with gilt decorated boards with light shelf wear to corners and ends.

  • The History of Magic: Including A Clear and Precise Exposition of its Procedure, Its Rites and Its Mysteries by Eliphas Levi

    The History of Magic: Including A Clear and Precise Exposition of its Procedure, Its Rites and Its Mysteries by Eliphas Levi, undated third edition circa 1948. Printed in Britain but Distributed in the U.S. Sections Include: Magic of the Magi, Magic in India, Hermetic Magic, The Holy Kabbalah, Initiation and Its Ordeals, Magicians, The Devil, Some Kabbalistic Paintings and Sacred Emblems, etc. etc. Hardcover with light shelfwear to corners and ends.

  • Alchemy Source of Chemistry and Medicine by Charles J. Thompson

    Alchemy Source of Chemistry and Medicine by Charles J. Thompson, published in 1974. Sections Include: The Dawn of the Art of Healing, The Philosophers Stone, The Wizards of Early Greece, The Wizards of the Roman Empire, The Early Age of Greek and Roman Pharmacy, Alchemy, Symbols of the Alchemists, The Black Art and Occutl Sciences, The Art of Foretelling, Black Magic, A Witches Sabbath, Plant Lore, Drug Charms, Amulets, Talismans and Cures, etc. etc. Hardcover with original dust jacket with light shelfwear to corners and ends of jacket.

  • Diary of a Drug Fiend by Aleister Crowley

    Diary of a Drug Fiend by Aleister Crowley, published in 1970 by the Dove Press. Hardcover with original shelfwear and light shelfwear and a few closed margin tears to edge of jacket.

  • Legenda XIX-XXX

    Legenda XIX-XXX, undated circa 1880. An outline of the higher degrees of Freemasonry within the Scottish Rite system covering 19th through 30th degree. Hardcover with gilt lettering and light shelfwear to corners and ends.

  • The Black Stone Six Essays On The Sixtystone

    The Black Stone Six Essays On The Sixtystone, published in 1993. A work attributed to the Esoteric Order of Dagon, Limited to 60 copies this being number 31. Sections Include: Notes on the Black Stone by Peter Smith, Black Seals and Sixtystones by Stephen Dziklewicz, Ixaxar: The Sixtystone by John Beal, The Mysteries of the Worm by Alec Hidell, The Servants of the Stone by Stephen Sinnitt, Ixaxar and Atavistic Resurgence by D.M. Mitchell. Bound in booklet format with stapled binding. Only the very lightest shelfwear.

  • The Complete Magick Curriculum of the Secret Order G.B.G. by Louis Culling

    The Complete Magick Curriculum of the Secret Order G.B.G. by Louis Culling, published in 1971. Contains the teachings of the Great Brotherhood of God, a sect founded upon and receiving a dispensation through the heritage of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and Aleister Crowleys A.A. Sections Include: Dream Recall and Interpretation, Functioning and Borderland, Finding Ones True Magickal Identity, The Invocation of Thoth, Thelema and Magical Will, Magickal Offspring..the Familiar, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket, shelfwear and chipping to jacket ends. Prior owners pen inscription to pastedown.