Ancient Civilization

  • Scientific Mysticism Seven Lectures on Mysticism by Holden Sampson

    Scientific Mysticism Seven Lectures on Mysticism by Holden Sampson, published in 1916. A curious work by an author who also wrote on Hermeticism. Sections Include: The Laws of Nature, The Fall of Man and the Origin of Evil, The Law of Redemptive Evolution, The Christ Genus, etc. etc. Hardcover with light shelfwear and prior Masonic library marks.

  • Man the Grand Symbol of the Mysteries by Manly P. Hall

    Man the Grand Symbol of the Mysteries by Manly P. Hall, published in 1932. Sections Include: Occult Foundation of Science, The Mystery of the Three Worlds, The Macrocosm and Microcosm, The Symbolism of the World Egg, Introduction to Occult Embryology, The Story of the Cell, The Incarnations of Vishnu, etc. etc. Hardcover oversized with light shelfwear only.

  • Lectures on Ancient Philosophy by Manly P. Hall

    Lectures on Ancient Philosophy by Manly P. Hall, published in 1929. Sections Include: The Nature of the Absolute, God the Divine Foundation, Illumined Mind, Pagan Theogony and Cosmonogy, Demigods and Supermen, Exoteric and Esoteric Knowledge, Rosicrucian and Masonic Origins, etc. etc. Hardcover with shelfwear to corner and ends.

  • The Story of a Diamond: Illustrative of Egyptian Manners and Customs by M.L. Watley

    The Story of a Diamond: Illustrative of Egyptian Manners and Customs by M.L. Watley, undated circa 1880. Sections Include: Egyptian Justice, Sunday Morning in Cairo, The Merchant’s Journey, A Summer Holiday in Egypt, A Visit to the Pyramids, A High Wind on the Nile, etc. etc. Hardcover with beautiful gilt design with Egyptian scene’s on cover. Light shelfwear to corners and ends.

  • The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo by E.S. Creasy

    The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo by E.S. Creasy, published in 1858. Sections Include: Victory of Arminius Over the Roman Legions Under Varus, The Battle of Chalons A.D. 451, The Battle of Tours A.D. 732, The Battle of Hastings A.D. 1066, The Defeat of the Spanish Armada A.D. 1588, Victory of the Americans over Burgyoyne at Saratoga A.D. 1777, etc. etc. Hardcover in full leather with marbled endsheets. Leather lightly sunned, and shelfwear to corners and ends. Beautiful vintage bookplate of the Right Hon. Charles Lindley Viscount of Halifax an early British politician.

  • Della Istoria D’Italia Di M. Francesco Guicciardini Gentiluomo Fiorentino

    Della Istoria D’Italia Di M. Francesco Guicciardini Gentiluomo Fiorentino Tomo Primo, published in 1775. Four Volumes, bound hardcover in vellum with shelfwear to corners and ends. Occasional light foxing and spotting to boards. Text in Italian.

  • Dionysus: Myth and Cult by Walter F. Otto

    Dionysus: Myth and Cult by Walter F. Otto, published in 1965. Sections Include: The Birthplace of the Cult of Dionysus, The Son of Zeus and Semele, The Myths of His Epiphany, The God Who Comes, The Symbol of the Mask, Pandemonium and Silence, The World Bewitched, The Somber Madness, The Mad God, The Vine, Dionysus Revealed in Vegetative Nature, Dionysus and the Element of Moisture, Dionysus and the Women, Ariadne, etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.