The Cult of the Seer in the Ancient Middle East
By Violet MacDermot
Published in 1971
Sections Include: The Faculty of Vision, The Decline of Oracles, Withdrawal from the Environment of the Senses, The Ascetic Way of Life, Self Isolation, Prolonged Solitude, Self Enclosure, Self Mortification, Self Infliction of Pain, Devices for Preventing Rest, Food Deprivation, Heavenly Food, Sleep Deprivation, Nights of Vigil, etc. etc.
Bound hardcover with original jacket with light shelf wear.
The New Pearl of Great Price
A Treatise Concerning the Treasure and Most Precious Stone of the Philosophers or the Method and Procedure of the Divine Art
Published in 1894
With observations drawn from the works of Arnoldus, Raymondus, Rhasis, Albertus, and Michael Scotus, etc. A very rare alchemical work, edited by Arthur Edward Waite, illustrated with engravings.
Sections Include: The Epigrams of Pierius Roseus and Hippolytus Fantolius Delphicus, A Form and Method of Perfecting Base Metals by Janus Lacinius, Extracts from Albertus Magnus, S. Thomas and Other Sages, Curious Investigation Concerning the Nature of the Sun and Moon, from Michael Scotus, An Excellent Introduction to the Art of Alchemy, etc.
The work has been rebacked in the last 50 years with the original embossed decorated cover and spine neatly bound into matching boards. Interior very clean and well cared for.
The Secret Rituals of the O.T.O
Edited and Introduced by Francis King
Published in 1973
The secret teachings of the occult society and its assocation with occultist Aleister Crowley. Some Sections Include: Birth and Development of the O.T.O., Occult Templarism, Reuss, Steiner and Aleister Crowley, The O.T.O Since Crowley’s Death, Minerval, The Council of Princes of Jerusalem, The Secret Instructions of the Seventh, Eighth and Ninth Degrees, of The Nature of the Gods, Of the Secret Marriages of Gods with Men, Of the Humunculus, And More.
Bound hardback with original dust jacket which has shelfwear to corners and ends but overall in good condition. A scarce occult title that would be a fine addition to any occult library.