Studies on The Iconograpy of Cosmic Kingship in the Ancient World
By H.P. L’Orange
Published in 1953
Sections Include: The Cosmic City of the Ancient East, The Astral Symbols of Power, Astral Thrones, Temples and Palaces in the Ancient Near East, The Astral Ascension of the Sassanian King, Lucifer, The Ancient Eastern Throne in the Christian Iconography, The Gesture of Power, Cosmocrater’s Sign, The Sign of Logos, The Speaking Christ, The Speaking Hand in the Christian and Sabazios Cult, Etc. etc.
Bound hardback with original dust jacket with light shelfwear to corners and ends. Illustrated. Would make a fine addition to any library.
The Secret Rituals of the O.T.O
Edited and Introduced by Francis King
Published in 1973
The secret teachings of the occult society and its assocation with occultist Aleister Crowley. Some Sections Include: Birth and Development of the O.T.O., Occult Templarism, Reuss, Steiner and Aleister Crowley, The O.T.O Since Crowley’s Death, Minerval, The Council of Princes of Jerusalem, The Secret Instructions of the Seventh, Eighth and Ninth Degrees, of The Nature of the Gods, Of the Secret Marriages of Gods with Men, Of the Humunculus, And More.
Bound hardback with original dust jacket which has shelfwear to corners and ends but overall in good condition. A scarce occult title that would be a fine addition to any occult library.
Qliphoth IV “QUINTESSENCE”
The Hidden Temple Ov The Blackened Serpent
“Within the darkness of the Abyss, lies the whispered chant of the Blackened Serpent…”
Bound in Full Black Leather, Raised Spine Bands, Silk Bookmark.
Limited to 111 hand numbered exemplars accented with Egyptian Scarab Beetle Finish; 69 editions in Blood Offering Crimson Finish; and 25 Deluxe Slip Case Editions. Each Volume Embossed with original art by Edgar Kerval.
The Blackened Serpent lies coiled inside, ready to strike with deadly accuracy; the ignorance of the Initiate who wanders careless. If one is to walk this perilous path, it is best done with a sharp intuition and mind alike. For if this warning is not headed; Midnight’s Serpent will most certainly consume one from within…
1800 True History of the Conquest of Mexico
The author of this work was a Spanish soldier under the command of Hernan Cortez who witnessed first hand Spanish campaigns against the Aztec empire. In this fascinating book Cortez describes the many battles as well as some more startling aspects of Aztec culture to the Spanish conquistadors such as their use of human sacrifice and religious customs.
True History of the Conquest of Mexico
Written originally in the year 1568, this is the first english edition, and was published in London in the year 1800.
By Captain Bernal Diaz del Castillo
Translated from the original Spanish text by Maurice Keatinge Esq.
Bound hardback in leather with raised bands on spine and includes the stunning map engraving frontis piece opposite the title page. Shelfwear to boards but holding well, a few scattered marginalia in fountain pen but does not effect readability of text. Some pages show margin repair. A beautiful copy of this rare first hand account as seen through the eyes of a common soldier.