Esoteric

  • The Smiling Spleen: Paracelsianism in Storm and Stress by Walter Pagel

    The Smiling Spleen: Paracelsianism in Storm and Stress by Walter Pagel, published in 1984. Sections Include: Naturalism and Science A Cosmosophic Hybrid, Paracelsus His Life, Joan Baptista van Helmont, Fabius Violet a Forgotten Paracelsian, Alexander a Suchten, Petrus Severinus, Images and Language of Nature, Monoculus Mysticus, The Numen-Gods Nod of Will and Command in Medicine, In Praise of Women The Parcelso-Helmontian Decus Virginum, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear to corners and ends of jacket.

  • Mithraic Mysteries Restored by Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie

    Mithraic Mysteries Restored by Kenneth Sylvan Guthrie, published in 1925. Inscribed by the author on frontis. A drama of Interior Initiation employing all the available data and survivals of the historic persio roman mythraics embodying versions of Zoroastrian scriptures combining all the religions of all races and times. Hardcover with light shelfwear.

  • The Invisible College: A Study of the Three Original Rosicrucian Texts by Stanley W. Beeler

    The Invisible College: A Study of the Three Original Rosicrucian Texts by Stanley W. Beeler, published in 1991. Sections Include: Theory, Continuations of the Rosicrucian Tradition, Der Eselkonig, Zanoni a Rosicrucian Tale, Le Comte De Gabalis, Rosicrucians and Illuminati, Robert Anton Wilson, etc. etc. Hardcover with gilt lettering, near fine.

  • Simon Magus: An Essay on the Founder of Simonianism Based on the Ancient Sources With a Reevaluation of His Philosophy and Teaching by G.R.S. Mead

    Simon Magus: An Essay on the Founder of Simonianism Based on the Ancient Sources With a Reevaluation of His Philosophy and Teaching by G.R.S. Mead, published in 1979 by Ares Publishing. Hardcover with gilt decorated boards with very light shelfwear only.

  • Magic and Mystery A Popular History by Alfred Thompson

    Magic and Mystery A Popular History by Alfred Thompson, undated circa 1880. A unusual treatise. Sections Include: Magic, Mystery, Fairies and Devils, Faith Healing and Medicine, Theosophy Ancient and Modern, Occult Forces, Astrology, Alchemy, etc. Hardcover with shelfwear to corners and ends. Very uncommon.

  • A Practical Guide to Qabalistic Symbolism: Complete in One Volume by Gareth Knight

    A Practical Guide to Qabalistic Symbolism: Complete in One Volume by Gareth Knight, published in 1965. Sections Include: The Uses of the Qabalah, A Yoga for the West, An Outline of the Tree of Life, The Sephirothic Attributions, The Unmaifest and the Veils of Negative Existence, Kether, Binah, Daath, Chesed, The Qliphoth, The Esoteric Grades, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear only.

  • 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.

  • 1912 The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

    The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Translated into English Verse by Edward Fitzgerald with Illustrations Photographed from Life Studies by Adelaide Hanscom and Blanche Cumming, published in 1912. Unusual illustrations. Hardcover with shelfwear to corners and ends.

  • The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

    The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, published in 1914. Poems attributed to the famous Persian Poet and Astronomer. An unusual edition illustrated with stunning color plates. Hardcover with illustrated paper inlay to cover. Light shelfwear to corners and ends.

  • The Philosophy of Ibn Arabi

    by Rom Landau

    Published in 1959

    The author was an Andalusian Scholar of Islam, Sufi mystic, and Philosopher. Sections Include:

    • The Life of Ibn Arabi
    • Ibn Arabi and Islamic Philosophy
    • The Nature of Ibn Arabi’s Doctrine
    • Ibn Arabi’s Texts
    • A Selection from Tarjumanu Al-Ashwaq

    Hardcover first edition with original jacket with light shelfwear only.

  • The Bible as Psychic History

    By Maurice Elliott

    Published in 1959.

    Sections Include:

    • Signs and Wonders
    • Was Abraham a Medium?
    • How a Bride was Found Through Psychic Means
    • The Importance of the Psychic Faculty
    • Moses the Seer
    • Who Gave Moses the Ten Commandments
    • Precursors of St. Joan
    • Was the Woman of Endor a Witch?
    • The Vanishing Prophet

    Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear.

  • The Cult of the Seer in the Ancient Middle East

    By Violet MacDermot

    Published in 1971

    Sections Include: The Faculty of Vision, The Decline of Oracles, Withdrawal from the Environment of the Senses, The Ascetic Way of Life, Self Isolation, Prolonged Solitude, Self Enclosure, Self Mortification, Self Infliction of Pain, Devices for Preventing Rest, Food Deprivation, Heavenly Food, Sleep Deprivation, Nights of Vigil, etc. etc.

    Bound hardcover with original jacket with light shelf wear.