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  • 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.

  • A Survey of the Occult by Julian Franklyn

    A Survey of the Occult by Julian Franklyn, published in 1935. Sections Include: Black Magic, Fairies, Ghosts, Devil Worship, The Vampire, The Werewolf, White Magic, Witchcraft, etc. etc. Hardcover with shelfwear to corners and ends.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Practical Angel Magic of Dr. John Dees Angelorum Invocationes by Stephen Skinner and David Rankine

    Practical Angel Magic of Dr. John Dees Angelorum Invocationes by Stephen Skinner and David Rankine, published in 2004. Inscribed by the author David Rankine on title page. Sections Include: Traditional Approaches to Western Magic, A Short History of Angel Magic in England, Sources of Angel Magic in the Grimoires, John Dee Elizabethan Magus, Aristocratic Magic After the Sixteenth Century, Resurgence of Magic the Impact of the Golden Dawn, The Manuscripts, The Practice of the Tables, Tabula Bonorum Angelorum Invocationes, Clavicula Tabularum Enochi, The Hierarchy of Angles, The Table of Union, Of the Evil Malicious Spirits, The Practice of the Tables, etc. etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with only the lightest shelfwear.

  • 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.

  • Famous Secret Societies by John Heron Lepper

    Famous Secret Societies by John Heron Lepper, Undated circa 1950 in London. Sections Include: The Egyptian Mysteries, The Mysteries of Eleusis, The Gnostics, The Druids, The Templars, The Assassins, The Steinmetzen, The Rosicrucians, The Illuminati, The Carbonari, The Hetaria, The Druses, The Ansars, Etc. etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with shelfwear and chipping to corners and ends of jacket.

  • The Occult Causes of Disease: Being a Compendium of the Teachings Laid Down in His “Volumen Paramirum” by Bombastus Von Hohenheim, Better Known as Paracelsus by E. Wolfram

    The Occult Causes of Disease: Being a Compendium of the Teachings Laid Down in His “Volumen Paramirum” by Bombastus Von Hohenheim, Better Known as Paracelsus by E. Wolfram and translated into English by Agnes Blake. Undated circa 1930. Sections Include: Ens Astrale, Ens Veneni, Ens Naturale, Ens Spirituale, Ens Deale, etc. etc. Hardcover with gilt lettering, light shelfwear to corners and ends. Previous owners name inside cover.

  • 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.