Ancient Civilization

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    The Art of Crete and Early Greece: The Prelude to Greek Art

    The Art of Crete and Early Greece The Prelude to Greek Art by Friedrich Matz, published in 1962. Sections Include: Incunabula Styles of the Neolithic, Styles of the Early Bronze Age, Religion and Ritual, Statuettes, Seals, Minoan Style, etc. Beautifully illustrated and contains chronological tables and maps. Hardcover with the original jacket with shelfwear to jacket.


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    The Ancient Secret: In Search of the Holy Grail

    The Ancient Secret: In Search of the Holy Grail by Flavia Anderson, published in 1953. Sections Include: A Summary of the Legend of the Holy Grail, The Cauldron of Inspiration and Wisdom, Odin’s Sword and the Brand Excalibur, The Tree, The Apple, and the Serpent, Descent into Hades, The Hidden Treasure of the Rich Fisher King, The White Stone, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear to corners and ends. $45.00


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    Ambrose Bierce, F.A. Mitchell-Hedges and the Crystal Skull

    Ambrose Bierce, F.A. Mitchell-Hedges and The Crystal Skull by Sibley Morrill, published in 1972. An unusual work on the history of a unique ancient artifact with supernatural attributes. Softcover with light shelfwear only.


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    Lost Atlantis

    Lost Atlantis by James Bramwell, published in 1938. The Story of Atlantis, Through a Glass Darkly, Then Face to Face, Vast Shady Hills, Lost Dreams and Plaintive Hopes, Includes several Appendix, Notes and Index. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear.


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    The Spirit of The Upanishads or The Aphorisms of the Wise, A Collection of Texts, Aphorisms, Sayings, Proverbs, Etc., from The Upanishads, or Sacred Writings of India, Compiled and Adapted from over Fifty Authorities, Expressing the Cream of the Hindu Philosophical Thought

    The Spirit of The Upanishads or The Aphorisms of the Wise, A Collection of Texts, Aphorisms, Sayings, Proverbs, Etc., from The Upanishads, or Sacred Writings of India, Compiled and Adapted from over Fifty Authorities, Expressing the Cream of the Hindu Philosophical Thought, undated circa 1970. Sections Include: The Threshold, The Absolute, The Real Self, The Way, The Student, The Teacher, The Lesson, The Law of Karma, Devotional Worship, Freedom, Spiritual Knowing, The Four-Fold Means, Union (Yoga), Liberation. Hardcover with only the lightest shelfwear.


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    Buried Cities Recovered or, Explorations in Bible Lands, Given the Results of Recent Researches in the Orient, and Recovery of Many Places in Sacred and Profane History

    Buried Cities Recovered or, Explorations in Bible Lands, Given the Results of Recent Researches in the Orient, and Recovery of Many Places in Sacred and Profane History by Frank DeHass, published in 1886. Illustrated with Maps and Numerous Engravings. Sections on Egypt, Alexandria, Israel, Damascus, Latest Discoveries in Assyria, Palestine, etc., etc. Hardcover in beautiful gilt decorated boards with light shelfwear to corners.


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    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.


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    The Phoenix An Illustrated Review of Occultism and Philosophy

    The Phoenix an Illustrated Review of Occultism and Philosophy by Manly P. Hall, published in 1932. A massive tall work with stunning full page plates. Sections on Albert Pike the Plato of Freemasonry, Cagliostro and the Egyptian Rite of Freemasonry, The Tenth Avatar, Appolonius the Antichrist, The Wheel of Pythagoras, Cagliostro and the Egyptian Rite of Freemasonry, The Sorcery of Asia, etc, etc. Frontis photograph of Manly P. Hall. Hardback with shelfwear to corners and ends.


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    Babylonian Life and History

    Babylonian Life and History by Sir. E. A. Wallis Budge, undated circa 1920. Sections Include: The Country of Babylonia and the Euphrates and Tigris, Babylonian Chronology and History, The City of Babylon, The Babylonian Story of the Creation, The Babylonian Story of the Flood, The Code of Laws of Khammurabi, Babylonian Religious and Magical Literature, Legends, etc., Babylonian Writing and Learning, The Excavations at Kish, Near Babylon. etc. etc. Hardcover with light shelfwear and soiling to boards. Inner pastedown contains part of the original dust jacket pasted. Also first blank page contains a pasted newspaper article announcing the death of the author.


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    Atlantis: The Antediluvian World

    Atlantis: The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly, published in 1899. Sections Include: Plato’s History of Atlantis, The Testimony of the Sea, The Testimony of Flora and Fauna, The Destruction of Atlantis Described in the Deluge Legends, The Deluge of the Bible, The Deluge of the Chaldeans, The Deluge Legends of America, American Evidences of Intercourse with Europe or Atlantis, Artificial Deformation of the Skull, Traditions of Atlantis, The Kings of Atlantis Become the Gods of the Greeks, The God Odin, Woden, or Wotan, The Pyramid, The Cross, The Garden of Eden, The Egyptian Colony, The Central American and Mexican Colonies, The Irish Colonies from Atlantis, The Oldest Son of Noah, Atlantis Reconstructed, etc. etc. Hardcover with light shelfwear to corners and ends. Illustrated. Nice gild decoration on covers and spine.


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    Freemasonry of the Ancient Egyptians to Which is Added an Interpretation of the Crata Repoa Initiation Rite

    Freemasonry of the Ancient Egyptians To Which is Added an Interpretation of the Crata Repoa Initiation Rite by Manly P. Hall, published in 1965. Sections Include: Egyptian Magic, The Osirian Cycle, The Secret Doctrine in Egypt, Crata Repoa, Initiation of Plato, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket near fine.


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    Sigurdr: Rebirth and the Rites of Transformation

    Sigurdr: Rebirth and the Rites of Transformation by Stephen E. Flowers, published in 2011. According to the author this work belongs to a study of the history of religion and myth as it is a work of Germanic philology and is one of the most comprehensive treatments of the concepts of the soul in northern Germanic Tradition ever produced in English. Softcover with only the lightest shelfwear.