Ancient Mysteries

  • A Dweller on Two Planets or The Dividing of the way by Phylos the Thibetan

    A Dweller on Two Planets or The Dividing of the Way by Phylos the Thibetan, published in 1924. An unusual channeled work, detailing alien contact with ancient civilizations on earth. Hardcover with shelfwear to corners and ends. Occasional foxing.


  • 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 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 Inner Life

    The Inner Life by C.W. Leadbeater, published in 1911. TWO VOLUME SET. Sections Include: The Great Ones, The Work of the Christ, Masters and Pupils, The Work of the Masters, The Ancient Mysteries, The Logos, The Devil, Fire, etc. etc. Hardcover with shelfwear to corner and ends.


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • Christianity and American Freemasonry

    Christianity and American Freemasonry by William Whalen, published in 1958. Sections Include: Origin of Masonry, Masonic Initiation, Scottish and York Rites, The Masonic Oaths, Other Forbidden Secret Societies, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear.


  • The Songs of Sidi Hammo

    Rendered into English for the First Time by R.L.N. Johnston

    Published in 1907

    The Parables of Sidi Hammo the ancient Berber poet. Sections Include:

    • In Praise of Fadma
    • Earthly Wisdom, Reflections
    • Lost Love, Fragments
    • At the Shrine of Fadma

    Hardcover with an unusual gilt design used to ward off the evil eye. Light shelfwear only.


  • The Baital Pachchisi

    The Baital Pachchisi or the Twenty Five Tales of a Sprite Translated from the Hindi Text of Dr. Duncan Forbes by John Platts, published in 1871. An unusual collection of ancient Hindu legends originally written in Sanskrit. Hardcover with bright gilt lettering on spine, light shelfwear only and occasional foxing to text.


  • 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.