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.
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.
Yenlo and the Mystic Brotherhood
Yenlo and the Mystic Brotherhood Compiled by Arline L. Richmond, published in 1945. An unusual work issued by a secret society which originated in the 1890’s known as the Order of the Magi. The work discusses their history, occult doctrines, and illustrated. Sections Include: Lectures by the Famous Mystic Olney H. Richmond, Past Grand Master of the Order of the Magi, Astronomy The Mother of Religion, A Mysterious Tale Tells How He Became a Member of the Order of the Magi, Priests of Isis, Mystic Philosophy, The Magi, Gilt decorated image on blue boards. Hardcover with shelfwear to corners and ends especially at the spine head and a margin mark of marker has been placed on two pages to make note of a paragraph that was important to the prior owner. Inner board contains the library stamp of American actor Clint Walker.
Mysterium Magnum or An Exposition of The First Book of Moses called Genesis
Mysterium Magnum or An Exposition of the First Book of Moses Called Genesis by Jacob Boehme, published in 1965. TWO VOLUME SET. Sections inlcude: Of Jacob’s Ladder, Cause of the Curse of the Earth, Of the Adamical Tree, How The Human Tree Spread Forth, The Antichristian Babylonical Whore, Of the Creation of Angels and of Their Dominion, etc. etc. Hardcover with only the lightest shelfwear.
Myth and Ritual in Christianity
Myth and Ritual in Christianity by Alan Watts, published in 1953. Sections Include: In the Beginning, God and Satan, Advent, Christmas and Epiphany, The Passion, From Easter to Pentecost, The Four Last Things, etc. etc. Illustrated with line drawings, woodcuts, and photogravure Plates. Hardcover with light shelfwear.
Why Are We Here?
Why are We Here by F. Homer Curtiss, published in 1941. The author ran a sect called the Order of Christian Mystics. Sections Include: The Object of Physical Existence, New Dimensions, The Cloud Upon the Mountain, The Heaven World, etc. etc. Hardcover with light shelfwear.