The Gist of Swedenborg
The Gist of Swedenborg Compiled by Julian Smyth. A fascinating outline of the occult mystical teachings of the scientist Swedenborg, a mystic who visited both heaven and hell and had visions of angels and demons. Bound hardback with light shelfwear only.
The Analogy of Religion Natural and Revealed to the Constitution and Course of Nature to Which are Added Two Brief Dissertations
The Analogy of Religion Natural and Revealed to the Constitution and Course of Nature to Which are Added Two Brief Dissertations I. Of Personal Identity II. Of the Nature of Virtue by Joseph Butler, published in 1825. A beautiful work, bound hardcover in quarter calf and marbled paper covered boards with fine gold tooling on covers and spine. Shelfwear to corners and ends and a Swedenborgian order library stamp on spine and title page. Bookplate on marbled paper endsheets shows that this once belonged in the private library of author and Swedenborg scholar John Whitehead.
The Unknown Philosopher The Life of Louis Claude de St. Martin and the Substance of His Transcendental Doctrine
The Unknown Philosopher The Life of Louis Claude de St. Martin and the Substance of His Transcendental Doctrine by Arthur Edward Waite, published in 1970. Sections Include: The Life of Saint Martin, The Occult World, Sources of Martinistic Doctrine, The Nature and State of Man, Good and Evil, etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with light 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
The Cloud of Unknowing and Other Treatises
The Cloud of Unknowing and Other Treatises by An English Mystic of the Fourteenth Century with a Commentary on the Cloud by Father Augustine Baker, published in 1952. A classic work of Christian esotericism. Hardcover with original jacket with light shelfwear only.
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.
Dionysius the Areopagite on the Divine Names and the Mystical Theology
Dionysius The Areopagite on the Divine Names and The Mystical Theology by C.E. Rolt, published in 1957. Sections Include: The Nature of the Godhead in Itself, It’s Relation to Creation, The Problem of Evil, Dionysius and Modern Philosophy, etc. Hardcover with original jacket. Light spotting to jacket, else good.
The Gnosis of the Light A Translation of the Untitled Apocalypse contained in the Codex Brucianus with Instruction and Notes
The Gnosis of the Light A Translation of the Untitled Apocalypse contained in the Codex Brucianus with Introduction and Notes by F. Lamplugh, published in 1918. A work on ancient Egyptian Hermeticism with fronts engraving of an Egyptian Ankh. Scarce. Hardback in red with light shelf wear. A single old drop of ink stain on cover and previous owners bookplates inside cover, else good.
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.
Music: It’s Secret Influence Throughout The Ages
Music: It’s Secret Influence Throughout the Ages by Cyril Scott, published in 1951. Sections Include: The Esoteric Source of this Book, The Effects of Sound and Music, The Effects of Wagner’s Music, Richard Strauss and Individualism, Musicians and the Higher Powers, The Occult Constitution of Man, Cesar Frank The Bridge Between The Humans and The Devas, The Hyper-Discordants and Their Effects, The Beginnings of Music and Religion, The Music and Character of the Ancient Egyptians, Some Occult Prognostications, Etc. etc. etc. Hardcover with original jacket with shelfwear to corners and ends of jacket. Inner stamps showing the book had at one time been part of a research library of an AMORC Rosicrucian lodge.
Encyclopedia of Freemasonry and Its Kindred Sciences Comprising the Whole Range of Arts, Sciences and Literature as Connected with the Institution
Encyclopedia of Freemasonry and Its Kindred Sciences comprising The Whole Range of Arts, Sciences and Literature as Connected with the Institution by Albert Mackey, published in 1917. Illustrated. 1944 pages in length. Contains sections on hundreds of occult and masonic subjects including: Knight Templars, Landmarks, Magic, Magnetic Masonry, Origin of Freemasonry, Royal Alch Masonry, Hermetic Art, etc. etc. Hardcover with light shelfwear only. Previous owners name inside cover.