The Art of Crete and Early Greece: The Prelude to Greek Art
The Art of Crete and Early Greece The Prelude to Greek Art by Friedrich Matz, published in 1962. Sections Include: Incunabula Styles of the Neolithic, Styles of the Early Bronze Age, Religion and Ritual, Statuettes, Seals, Minoan Style, etc. Beautifully illustrated and contains chronological tables and maps. Hardcover with the original jacket with shelfwear to jacket.
Things Japanese Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for the Use of Travellers and Others
Things Japanese Being Notes on Various Subjects Connected with Japan for the Use of Travellers and Others by Basil Hall Chamberlain, published in 1898. Sections on Shinto, Classes of Japanese Society, The Mikado, Shinto, etc. Hardcover with quarter leather binding with calf spine and marbled paper covered boards. Shelfwear to corners and ends. Small margin tear on preface and small tears to the creases of a large found out map of Japan at rear of book.
Across Thibet by Gabriel Bonvalot, published in 1892. With Illustrations from Photographs Taken by Prince Henry of Orleans. Sections Include: Abdullah The Interpreter, Arrival at Djarkent, To Tcharkalik, In the Bazaar, An Excursion to Lob Nor, A Region of Salt, Wild Camels, Among the Thibetans, Awaiting Orders from Lhassa, So and It’s Monestary, The River Ourtchou, A Hermit Lama, etc. etc. etc. Hardcover with decorative embossed boards with light shelfwear only.
The Ancient Secret: In Search of the Holy Grail
The Ancient Secret: In Search of the Holy Grail by Flavia Anderson, published in 1953. Sections Include: A Summary of the Legend of the Holy Grail, The Cauldron of Inspiration and Wisdom, Odin’s Sword and the Brand Excalibur, The Tree, The Apple, and the Serpent, Descent into Hades, The Hidden Treasure of the Rich Fisher King, The White Stone, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear to corners and ends. $45.00
Lost Atlantis by James Bramwell, published in 1938. The Story of Atlantis, Through a Glass Darkly, Then Face to Face, Vast Shady Hills, Lost Dreams and Plaintive Hopes, Includes several Appendix, Notes and Index. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear.
The Spirit of The Upanishads or The Aphorisms of the Wise, A Collection of Texts, Aphorisms, Sayings, Proverbs, Etc., from The Upanishads, or Sacred Writings of India, Compiled and Adapted from over Fifty Authorities, Expressing the Cream of the Hindu Philosophical Thought
The Spirit of The Upanishads or The Aphorisms of the Wise, A Collection of Texts, Aphorisms, Sayings, Proverbs, Etc., from The Upanishads, or Sacred Writings of India, Compiled and Adapted from over Fifty Authorities, Expressing the Cream of the Hindu Philosophical Thought, undated circa 1970. Sections Include: The Threshold, The Absolute, The Real Self, The Way, The Student, The Teacher, The Lesson, The Law of Karma, Devotional Worship, Freedom, Spiritual Knowing, The Four-Fold Means, Union (Yoga), Liberation. Hardcover with only the lightest shelfwear.
The Light of Egypt or The Science of the Soul and the Stars In Two Volumes
An unusual work issued by one of the founder of an occult secret society known as the Hermetic Brotherhood of Luxor.
The Light of Egypt: The Science of the Stars and Soul by T. Burgoyne, published in 1969. This is a two volume set covering the magical teachings of a secret society that practiced occultism that was ancient Egypt hermetic based. Really great illustrated diagrams including one depicting the elemental entities. Bound hardback with decorative embossing. Light shelfwear to corners and ends.
Spiritual Teachings of Swami Abhedananda
Spiritual Teachings of Swami Abhedananda Translated into English by P. Sheshadri Aiyer, published in 1962. The teachings of the founder of the Vedanta Society and a direct disciple of the 19th century mystic Ramakrishna Paramahansa. Previous owners inscription on endsheet. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear only.
Magic into Science the Story of Paracelsus
Magic Into Science The Story of Paracelsus by Henry M. Pachter, published in 1951. “The wonder healer and alchemist of the Renaissance whose feats led to the Faust myth– father of chemotherapy and foreshadower of modern psychiatry– outstanding, colorful figure in the transition from magic into science” “Being the true history of the troubled life, adventures, doctrines, miraculous cures, and prophesies of the most renowned, widely traveled, very learned and pious gentleman, scholar, and most highly experienced and illustrious physicus, the Honorable Philippus Theophrastus Aureolus Bombastus ab Hohenheim, called Paracelsus, doctor of both medicines and professor of theology, also adept of the Holy Cabbala and expert of the alchemical art, friend of the common man and defender of liberty. He cured patients whom ordinary doctors had abandoned for doomed, and he knew wonderful elixirs that restore youth to the old.” Sections Include: The Errant Knight of Science, The Young Alchemist, Controversies of the Sixteenth Century, The Necromancer, On Nymphs, Gnomes, Giants, Incubi and Succubae, The Traveling Adept, The Elixir of Long Life, etc. etc. Hardback in original jacket with shelfwear to corners ends.
The Lioness A Romance of the Riff Mountains
The Lioness A Romance of the Riff Mountains by Ferdinand Ossendowski, published in 1929. Fourth Printing. Set in North Africa. Sections Include: Along The Old Caravan Track, The Vagabond, Among Snakes, Czar Asia, In the Kasba, The Path of Misery, The Revenge, etc. Hardcover with the scarce dust jacket with light chipping to corners and ends.
Christianity and American Freemasonry
Christianity and American Freemasonry by William Whalen, published in 1958. Sections Include: Origin of Masonry, Masonic Initiation, Scottish and York Rites, The Masonic Oaths, Other Forbidden Secret Societies, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear.
The Baital Pachchisi
The Baital Pachchisi or the Twenty Five Tales of a Sprite Translated from the Hindi Text of Dr. Duncan Forbes by John Platts, published in 1871. An unusual collection of ancient Hindu legends originally written in Sanskrit. Hardcover with bright gilt lettering on spine, light shelfwear only and occasional foxing to text.
The Development of Japan
By Kenneth Latrourette
Published in 1931
Sections Include: The Geographic Setting of Japan, From the Earliest Times to the Introduction of Buddhism, From the Introduction of Buddhism to the Organization of the Shogunate, From the Accession of Iysyasu to the Coming of Perry, The Boxer Uprising, War with Russia, etc. etc.
Bound hardcover with light shelfwear only.