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.
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.
Absolute Key to Occult Science The Tarot of the Bohemians The Most Ancient Book in the World for the Exclusive Use of Initiates
Absolute Key to Occult Science The Tarot of the Bohemians The Most Ancient Book in the World for the Exclusive Use of Initiates by Papus, published in 1958. Revised edition with a preface by A.E. Waite. Illustrated. Hardcover with original dust jacket with light shelfwear to corners and ends. Previous owners pen notation on one page.
The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie
The Rhinegold & The Valkyrie by Richard Wagner with Illustrations by Arthur Rackham, published in 1910. A classsic work of Germanic Mythology. Second impression. Hardcover with heavy shelfwear, especially to the spine. All illustrated plates present and pastedowns clean and tight.
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.