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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 Tree of Evil by William G. Gray

    The Tree of Evil by William G. Gray, published in 1974. A work on the darker aspects of the Qabalah termed the Qliphoth. Sections Include: The Problem of Evil, Right Left and Centre, The Tree Plan of Imperfection, Evil Old and New, Exorcism by Effort, The Perfection Principle, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light sheflwear to corners and ends.

  • The Impact of the Kabbalah in the Seventeenth Century: The Life and Thought of Francis Mercury van Helmont (1614-1698) by Allison P. Coudert

    The Impact of the Kabbalah in the Seventeenth Century: The Life and Thought of Francis Mercury van Helmont (1614-1698) by Allison P. Coudert, published in 1999. Issued by Brill Academic Publishers. Hardcover with original jacket, near fine.

  • Applied Magic by Dion Fortune

    Applied Magic by Dion Fortune published in 1962. The author was a member of the Stella Matutina and founder of the Society of Inner Light. Sections on Non-Humans, Black Magic, The Occult Way, Circuits of Force, The Psychology of Ritual, Etc. etc. Bound hardback with original dust jacket with light shelf wear.

  • The Mysteries of Freemasonry; or An Exposition of the Religious Dogmas and Customs of The Ancient Egyptians Showing from the Origin, Nature, and Object of the Rites and Ceremonies of Remote Antiquity, Their Identity with the Order of Modern Masonry, with Some Remarks on the Metamorphosis of Apuleus with Numerous Illustrative Woodcuts by John Fellows

    The Mysteries of Freemasonry; or An Exposition of the Religious Dogmas and Customs of The Ancient Egyptians Showing from the Origin, Nature, and Object of the Rites and Ceremonies of Remote Antiquity, Their Identity with the Order of Modern Masonry, with Some Remarks on the Metamorphosis of Apuleus with Numerous Illustrative Woodcuts by John Fellows, undated circa 1890. Hardcover with shelf wear to corners and ends. Gilt lettering on spine faded. Occasional pen margin notation from prior owner as well as blue colored pencil underlining of occasional passages. Title page printed at a slight angle by the publisher.

  • Historical Analysis of the Holy Royal Arch Ritual by F. De Castells

    Historical Analysis of the Holy Royal Arch Ritual by F. De Castells, published in 1929. Sections Include: The Royal Arch Degree, The Opening of the Chamber, The Veils, The Vaulted Chamber, The Ob, The Protagonists of Our Story, The Central Mythos, The Investiture, The Historical Lecture, The Symbolic Lecture, The Mystical Lecture, The Royal Arch Signs, etc. etc. Hardcover with gilt lettering and light shelfwear only.

  • Science, Meaning, & Evolution: The Cosmology of Jacob Boehme, by Basarab Nicolescu

    Science, Meaning, & Evolution: The Cosmology of Jacob Boehme, by Basarab Nicolescu, published in 1991. Sections Include: Structure and Self-Organization in the Bohemian Universe, Must a Cosmology of Self-Creation Necessarily Be Tragic?, The Imaginal as the Source of Reality, Jacob Boehme and the Evolution of Man, Complexity and Levels of Reality, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with only the very lightest shelfwear.

  • The Influence of Neoplatonic Thought on Freemasonry and Other Essays by Fabio Venzi

    The Influence of Neoplatonic Thought on Freemasonry and Other Essays by Fabio Venzi, published in 2007. Inscribed by the author on title page. Sections Include: The Influence of Neoplatonic Thought on Freemasonry, Veiled by Allegory and Myths, Freemasonry and Fascism: A War of Religions, Freemasonry and Fascism: Two Different Historical Manifestations of Myth, Freemasonry: The Third Pillar of Civil Society?, Freemasonry: Ethical-Moral Observatory in Society, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket. Near fine.

  • Your Great Awakening by S.S. Shapira

    Your Great Awakening by S.S. Shapira, published in 1941. Inscribed by the author to actress Marion Davies wife of William Randolph Hurst. Sections Include: Who Was Jesus? What is Christianity? Mysteries, Pagan Risen Saviors, Life Expereinces, Religion of Humanity, What of Judaism, Islamism, Buddhism, Confucionism, etc. Flashlights, Etc. etc. Hardcover with orignal jacket. Authors picture pasted to title page. Shelfwear and light chipping to jacket which is in a protective mylar.