Notes of Travel in Egypt and Nubia by J. L. Stephens
Notes of Travel in Egypt and Nubia by J.L. Stephens with an Account of the Suez Cancal, Numerous Illustrations and a Map, published in 1879. Sections Include: Arrival in Alexandria, The Catacombs, Journey Up the Nile, Temple of Denderah, The Curse of Pharaoh, The Arabs and the Pasha, Voyaging on the Nile, etc. etc. Hardcover with decorative stamped boards with shelfwear to corners and ends.
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.
The Book of Fate Formerly in the Possession of and Used by Napoleon
The Book of Fate Formerly in the Possession Of and Used by Napoleon, rendered into the English language by H. Kirchenhoffer, published in 1927. This is a curious divinatory occult system linked to certain Gnostic sects and discovered by Napoleons men in an Egyptian Tomb when France attempted to occupy that country. The large fold out chart, rarely found with the work is complete although detached from the book and there are tears along the fold lines…attempting to use the book without the chart is impossible and the rear portion contains area’s where experiments with the oracle system can be recorded. Much of the symbolism appears strangely Masonic such as a square and compass and human skull. There are also references to Hermetic sources in the book. Bound hardback with decorative embossing in gold-with light shelfwear and previous owners bookplate and inscription to pastedown.