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.
Purgatory and Paradise
DANTE’s Purgatory and Paradise
Translated by H. Cary and Illustrated by Gustave Dore
Undated circa late 1880’s
Bound hardback in decorative embossed boards. Light shelfwear to corner and ends and a little soiling to a few pages. Would recommend careful handling due to the size and age of this scarce tome.
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.
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 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 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.
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.