The Marriage of Heaven and Earth. Verified Realities by Thomas Lake Harris
The Marriage of Heaven and Earth. Verified Realities by Thomas Lake Harris, published in 1903. An unusual collection of esoteric verse from the founder of an early controversial sect that advocated a form of sex magic into it’s teachings. Harris’s works also mention the ancient astronaut theory of human civilization. Hardcover with light shelfwear and some foxing to pastedown.
A Year Among The Persians by E. Browne
A Year Among The Persians by E. Browne, published in 1927. Sections Include: Tabriz to Tehran, Mysticism, Metaphysics and Magic, Istafan, Yezd, Kirman Society, etc. etc. Nice black and white photographic frontis. Hardcover in crimson with gilt medallion design. Shelfwear to corners and ends.
Sir John Chardin’s Travels in Persia with an Introduction by Brigadier-General Sir Percy Sykes
Sir John Chardin’s Travels in Persia with an Introduction by Brigadier-General Sir Percy Sykes, published in 1927 by the Argonaut Press. Illustrated including fold out chart in beautiful condition. Hardcover with light shelfwear to corners and ends.
The Secret Tradition in Alchemy by Arthur Edward Waite
Arthur Edward Waite’s study of the secret doctrines of Alchemy. The author was a scholarly mystic who wrote extensively on occult and esoteric matters, and was the co-creator of the Rider-Waite Tarot deck. A.E. Waite joined the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn in January 1891, became a Freemason in 1901, and entered the Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia in 1902. In this book the author has undertaken to review the long succession of test from their beginning at Byzantium to determine the warrants of the interpretation that the experiments conducted by the alchemists were in fact a series of spiritual investigations veiled in symbols-a Mystic Science of the Soul.
THE SECRET TRADITION IN ALCHEMY
Its Development and Records By A.E. Waite Published in 1969 ••••••Subjects Include••••• • Alchemy and Supernatural Life • Modern Views on the Hermetic Mystery • Further Speculation on Philosophical Gold • Ancient Hermetic Books and the Way of the Soul Therein • Alchemy in China • The Testimony of Byzantine Alchemy • Arabian and Syrian Alchemy • The Early Latin Literature • The Later Chain of Hermes • The Myth of Flamel • The Chariot of Basil Valentine • Paracelsus • Denys Zachaire and Others • Famous English Philosophers • Alchemy and Exploitation • The New Light of Alchemy • The Reformation and German Alchemy • Thomas Vaughan • The Cosmopolite • John Frederick Helvetius • An Alchemist of Mitylene • The Mystic Side of Alchemy
“The affirmation with which I started has now passed into demonstration, namely, that the Order of the Rosy Cross was following the two paths of quest which are denominated Spiritual and Physical Alchemy, and it may be added that the novice passing thought its various Grades was invited to study the writings of Jacob Bohme.”
Hardcover with light shelfwear to corners and ends. Prior owners bookplate inside cover.
The Triple Tau: An Outline of the History of the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Scotland by George S. Draffen
The Triple Tau: An Outline of the History of the Supreme Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Scotland by George S. Draffen, published in 1955. A rather obscure booklet, limited edition. Bound in booklet format in Mellotex paper with light foxing.
God Speaks: The Theme of Creation and It’s Purpose by Meher Baba
God Speaks: The Theme of Creation and It’s Purpose by Meher Baba, published in 1975. Includes an envelope with a large fold out chart. Hardcover with original dust jacket with light shelfwear. Previous owners name on endsheet.
The Voice of the Silence and Other Chosen Fragments from the Book of the Golden Precepts for the Daily Use of Lanoos (Disciples) by H.P. Blavatsky
The Voice of the Silence and Other Chosen Fragments from the Book of the Golden Precepts for the Daily Use of Lanoos (Disciples) by H.P. Blavatsky, Undated circa 1930’s. Hardcover with light shelfwear only. Gilt embossed symbol on cover.
Demoniality by Ludovico Maria Sinistrari
Demoniality by Ludovico Maria Sinistrari, Translated into English from the Latin by Rev. Montague Summers, published in 1972. A classic work on the vampiric spirits incubus and succubus. Hardcover near fine.
Costume of Prelates of the Catholic Church According to Roman Etiquette by John Abel Nainfa
Costume of Prelates of the Catholic Church According to Roman Etiquette by John Abel Nainfa, published in 1926. Sections Include: Materials, Colors, Cassock or Soutane, Simar, Roman Collar, Cincture, Cloak, Rochet, Mozzetta, Mantelletta, Cappa Magna, Hats, Biretta, Calotte or Skull-Cap, Stockings, Shoes, Gloves, Some Other Articles Pertaining to the Prelatial Dignity, Pectoral Cross, Ring, etc. etc. Hardcover with light shelfwear.
The Facts Stated. Hon. Thurlow Weed on the Morgan Abduction
The Facts Stated. Hon. Thurlow Weed on the Morgan Abduction. A Docutment for the People, published in 1882. An obscure 13 page booklet issued by the National Christian Association. Softcover, paper covers have shelfwear and light soiling with shelfwear and chipping. Would recommend careful handling due to the rarity of the item.
Masonic Ritual Described, Compared and Explained by W. Bro. J. Walter Hobbs
Masonic Ritual Described, Compared and Explained by W. Bro. J. Walter Hobbs, published in 1923. Sections Include: Object and Function of Ritual in Masonry, Growth and Development of Ritual, Authority of Workings Now Current, Anomalies and Peculiarities Explained, Masonic Instruction in General, Lodges and Methods of Instruction, Consideration of the Question of An Authorized Uniform Ritual, etc. etc. Hardcover with light shelfwear only.
In the Sanctuary Sequel to On the Hights of Himalay by A. Van Der Naillen
In the Sanctuary Sequel to On the Hights of Himalay by A. Van Der Naillen, published in 1895. An oscure and unusual occult novel dealing with Theosophical secret masters and a lost advanced civilization. Hardcover with decorated boards. Inner pastdowns contain stamps and card slot showing this book was once part of a library of a small sect.