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.
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.
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.
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.
- 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.