The Perfect Way; or, The Finding of the Christ by Anna (Bonus) Kingsford
The Perfect Way; or, The Finding of the Christ by Anna (Bonus) Kingsford and Edward Maitland, published in 1923. A work which attempts to reconcile and combine the occult doctrines of Theosophy with mystical aspects of Christianity. Hardcover with beautiful embossed decorated boards. Light shelfwear to corners and ends.
Historical Grades Knight of the East or Sword The Fifteenth Grade of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, and the First Conferred in a Council of Princes of Jerusalem
Second Series Historical Grades Knight of the East or Sword The Fifteenth Grade of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, and the First Conferred in a Council of Princes of Jerusalem, undated and anonymously published circa 1910. Softcover in plain light blue covers, 90 pages in length. Appears to be a very early clandestine account of the degree work.
Initiation Into Hermetics: A Practice of Magic by Franz Bardon
Initiation Into Hermetics A Practice of Magic by Franz Bardon, published in 1987. Sections Include: Initiation, Practice, Magic Psychic Training, Magic Physical Training, Messages Through the Air, The Magic Clairvoyance, Communication with Godheads, The Practice of Clairvoyance with Magic Mirrors, Working in the Akasha, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with only the lightest shelfwear. A beautiful copy.
The Eternal Poles by Claude Bragdon
The Eternal Poles by Claude Bragdon, published in 1931. Sections Include: The Personality and the Life Force, the Inner Identity of All Religious Teaching, Life the Activity of the Life Force, The Story of Creation as Told in the Upanishads, Initial and Daemonic Love, Celestial Love, Androgyne, I am That, Polarity, Dwellers of the Threshold, Time Bending and Space Bending, The Worship of Moloch, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with only the lightest shelfwear. An exceptional copy of this book.
Vadiraja’s Refutation of Sankara’s Non-Dualism Clearing the Way for Theism
Vadiraja’s Refutation of Sankara’s Non-Dualism Clearing the Way for Theism by L. Stafford Betty, published in 1978. A translatio of Vadirajas Nyayaratnavali with a commentary by the translator. Sections Include: Proof of God’s Difference from Souls from an Analysis of the Epic and Puranic Trandition, Demonstration of th Impossibility of Valid Sense Knowledge without a Subject-Object Relation, A Dilemma for Non-Dualism: Either Brahman Itself or mere Matter Suffers Karmic Debts, Refutation of Illusion, The Importance of Sense-Experience in Arriving at the Truth of Difference and the Falsity of Idenity, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear.
The Gulistan: Being the Rose Garden of Shaikh Sa’Di The First Four Babs or Gateways
The Gulistan: Being the Rose Garden of Shaikh Sa’Di The First Four Babs or Gateways Translated by Sir Edwin Arnold, published in 1899. Sections Include: The Manners of Kings, Concerning Darweeshes, The Excellency of Modernation, The Benefits of Taciturnity, etc. etc. Hardcover with beautiful decorative silver gilt decoration. Light shelfwear only.
Medical Hypnosis Magnetic Hypnotism As a Healing Power and Therapeutical Agent in the Treatment of Physical and Mental Ailments
Medical Hypnosis Magnetic Hypnotism As a Healing Power and Therapeutical Agent in the Treatment of Physical and Mental Ailments by L.W. De Laurence, published in 1925. A near fine copy of this De Laurence Title.
The Gist of Swedenborg
The Gist of Swedenborg Compiled by Julian Smyth. A fascinating outline of the occult mystical teachings of the scientist Swedenborg, a mystic who visited both heaven and hell and had visions of angels and demons. Bound hardback with light shelfwear only.
The Masters and the Path
The Masters and the Path by C.W. Leadbeater. Sections Include: The Existence of the Masters, The Physical Bodies of the Masters, The Higher Inititations, The Chohans and the Rays, The Work of the Masters, etc. etc. Hardcover with shelfwear.
The Analogy of Religion Natural and Revealed to the Constitution and Course of Nature to Which are Added Two Brief Dissertations
The Analogy of Religion Natural and Revealed to the Constitution and Course of Nature to Which are Added Two Brief Dissertations I. Of Personal Identity II. Of the Nature of Virtue by Joseph Butler, published in 1825. A beautiful work, bound hardcover in quarter calf and marbled paper covered boards with fine gold tooling on covers and spine. Shelfwear to corners and ends and a Swedenborgian order library stamp on spine and title page. Bookplate on marbled paper endsheets shows that this once belonged in the private library of author and Swedenborg scholar John Whitehead.
Karma by Annie Besant, published in 1897. Theosophical Manual No. 4. Illustrated with a diagram. Hardcover with light shelfwear
Egypt: Painted and Described
Egypt: Painted and Described by R. Talbot Kelly, published 1912. Section: Cairo, Streets and Bazaars, The Nile, Mosques, Religion, etc. Bound hardcover in a beautiful decorative embossed boards in blue and gold. Shelfwear to corners and ends.