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image of OPUSCULA MAGICA. Volume II: Essays on Witchcraft and Crooked Path Sorcery. Special Private Reserve Issue.

OPUSCULA MAGICA. Volume II: Essays on Witchcraft and Crooked Path Sorcery. Special Private Reserve Issue.

by CHUMBLEY, Andrew D.

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Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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Three Hands Press., 2010. First Edition, First Printing. Full Leather. Fine. Octavo, original full brown moroccoembossed with a design by Chumbley in blind on the front panel, spine panel titled in gilt, hand-marbled endpapers of gold and black, brown silk ribbon marker. The Private Reserve Edition, being one of only 11 copies bound in full leather for private… Read more
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image of OPUSCULA MAGICA. Volume I: Essays on Witchcraft and The Sabbatic Tradition. Special Private Reserve Issue.

OPUSCULA MAGICA. Volume I: Essays on Witchcraft and The Sabbatic Tradition. Special Private Reserve Issue.

by CHUMBLEY, Andrew D.

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Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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Three Hands Press., 2010. First Edition, First Printing. Full Leather. Fine. Octavo, original full black morocco embossed with a design by Chumbley in blind on the front panel, spine panel titled in gilt, hand-marbled endpapers of silver and gold, blue silk ribbon marker. The Private Reserve Edition, being one of only 11 copies bound in full leather for… Read more
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image of THE BOOK OF THE BLACK DRAGON. Et Nigrum Draconicum: Being the Theory of the Black Dragon. Volume One.

THE BOOK OF THE BLACK DRAGON. Et Nigrum Draconicum: Being the Theory of the Black Dragon. Volume One.

by HAMILTON-GILES, Peter.

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Published
2020
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Item Price
$200.00

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United Kingdom: Atramentous Press, 2020. First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover. Fine. Royal Octavo, original red boards elaborately decorated in black & gilt on all covers, black embossed endpapers, red silk book marker. 415 pp., with over 55 full-page black & white images, plus numerous smaller drawings in the text, all by Carolyn Hamilton-Giles, plus additional seals and sigils… Read more
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image of SNOWDROPS FROM A CURATE'S GARDEN.  Edited with a Prolegmenon by Martin P. Starr.

SNOWDROPS FROM A CURATE'S GARDEN. Edited with a Prolegmenon by Martin P. Starr.

by CROWLEY, Aleister.

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Published
[1986].
Condition
Fine in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$75.00

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Chicago: The Teitan Press., [1986].. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Fine in Dust Jacket. Octavo. Bound in the publisher's white cloth, gilt titles to spine, gilt facsimile signature on front cover, grey endpapers, frontispiece. xxiv + 198 pp. This edition includes a Prolegmenon by Crowley scholar (and Teitan Press publisher) Martin P. Starr. A fine copy in a… Read more
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image of AUS DEM SCHWEIZERISCHEM VOLKSLEBEN DES XV JAHRHUNDERTS. Der Inquisitionsprozess wider die Waldenser zu Freiberg i. U. im Jahre 1430 nach den Akten dargestellt.

AUS DEM SCHWEIZERISCHEM VOLKSLEBEN DES XV JAHRHUNDERTS. Der Inquisitionsprozess wider die Waldenser zu Freiberg i. U. im Jahre 1430 nach den Akten dargestellt.

by OCHSENBEIN, Gottfried Friedr.

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Published
1881.
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$225.00

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Bern: Verlag der Dalp'ichen Buchhandlung [R. Schmid]. , 1881.. First Edition, First Printing. Original Wraps. Very Good. First edition. Octavo, original printed wrappers. 410 pp. Text in German and printed in German Fraktur (Gothic Blackletter) throughout. Wear to wrappers, but complete; some splits to spine panel, old ownership name on title page. Overall, very good. A very rare… Read more
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image of OF THE WITCHES' PACT WITH THE DEVIL. Deluxe Leather Edition

OF THE WITCHES' PACT WITH THE DEVIL. Deluxe Leather Edition

by GUAZZO, Francesco Maria. (Translated by E.A. ASHWIN, edited by Montague SUMMERS).

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Published
2017
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
Item Price
$550.00

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No Place: Three Hands Press, 2017. First Edition Thus. Leather. Fine. First Edition, Deluxe Leather Edition limited to just 40 copies, this being copy No. 30. Octavo. bound in full black goat heavily decorated in gilt. 24 pages, printed letterpress, Designed by Daniel A. Schulke and Joseph Uccello, the book is printed in two-color letterpress by Dependable Letterpress… Read more
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image of THE OCCULT OBSERVER. A Quarterly Journal. Numbers One to Six, A Complete Set.

THE OCCULT OBSERVER. A Quarterly Journal. Numbers One to Six, A Complete Set.

by JUSTE, Michael [pseudonym for Michael Houghton]; NICHOLS, Ross [Editors].

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Published
1949-1950
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Editions
Item Price
$550.00

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London: Michael Houghton [The Atlantis Bookshop], 1949-1950. First Editions. Original Wrappers. Near Fine. Octavo, original printed wrappers. A Complete Set, All Published [Although Vol 2 No's 1-2 were issued in 1992]. Pagination is continous throught all issues, pp 1-[408]. Small pencil notes and marginalia to a couple of articles in the First Issue and in the margins of… Read more
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image of THE BOOK OF Q’ab iTz.

THE BOOK OF Q’ab iTz.

by HERRERIAS, David.

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Published
2019
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$85.00

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United Kingdom: Atramentous Press, 2019. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Octavo, original terracotta boards with central insignia and printed spine panel, blue endpapers. 120 pp, with over 60 pieces of artwork by Herrerias printed in full colour on 150 gms Munken Rough paper. Issued in an edition limited to 333 copies. A fine copy without dust jacket, as issued.… Read more
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image of SEXUAL MYSTERIES. Oriental Love and Sexual Magic. Text From the Years 1929-1935. Edited by Lukas Louzecky. Translated by Matthew Blankenburg_Astrid Haszprunarova.

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Prague: Vodnar Publishing, 2018. Fiirst Edition in English. Hardcover. Fine. Octavo. Hardcover, original dark red faux leather heavily decorated in gilt, colour frontispiece, black & white & colour illustrations in the text. 293 pp. Issued as Czecch Hermetics, Volume Onne. 800 copies only were issued. A fine copy, as new, without dust jacket, as issued. ¶ Sexual… Read more
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image of FOLK LORE OF SHAKESPEARE.

FOLK LORE OF SHAKESPEARE.

by DYER, Rev T.F. Thiselton.

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Published
No date [1883].
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition, First Impression
Item Price
$300.00

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London: Griffith & Farran, No date [1883]. . First Edition, First Impression. Hardcover. Very Good. First Edition. Large octavo, publisher's original maroon ribbed cloth, gilt titles and publisher's device on spine panel, bron coated endpapers. 526 pp., Index. Inner front hinge with a slight crack, cloth a bit worn at head & heel of spine panel; attractive bookplate… Read more
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image of DREAMTIME. Concerning the Boundary between Wilderness and Civilization. translated by Felicitas Goodman.

DREAMTIME. Concerning the Boundary between Wilderness and Civilization. translated by Felicitas Goodman.

by DUERR, Hans Peter.

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Published
1985.
Condition
Very Good in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition in English
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$40.00

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[Oxford]: Basil Blackwell, 1985.. First Edition in English. Hardcover. Very Good in Dust Jacket. First edition in English. Octavo, original dark green cloth, gilt titles on spine. 462 pp, Bibliography, Index. 26 plates. A very good clean copy in a slightly worn dust jacket. A nice copy of an important work, first issued in German in 1978, here… Read more
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image of THE WICKED SHALL DECAY: CHARMS, SPELLS_WITCHCRAFT OF OLD BRITAIN. A Gathering of Historical Enchantments Against Foul Spirits and Maledictions.

THE WICKED SHALL DECAY: CHARMS, SPELLS & WITCHCRAFT OF OLD BRITAIN. A Gathering of Historical Enchantments Against Foul Spirits and Maledictions.

by MERCER, A.D.

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Published
2018
Condition
Fine in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$60.00

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California: Three Hands Press, 2018. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in Dust Jacket. First Edition. Octavo, original publisher's red cloth. Printed in red and black throughout, with 31 woodcut illustrations. 168 pp. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket, as new. ¶ Even after the practice of witch-hunting and persecution began to wane, malefic sorcery… Read more
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image of TALKING STICK. Issue XXV, Autumn 1997.

TALKING STICK. Issue XXV, Autumn 1997.

by Talking Stick Journal. Issue XXV, Autumn 1997.

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Published
1997.
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
Item Price
$30.00

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London: Talking Stick Krayzee Klub., 1997.. First Printing. Original Wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. Softcover. Quarto. (8" x 11.5"), 44pp. Stapled card covers with tipped on colour illustrated title plate, b&w illustrations. A little light fading to spine, otherwise Near Fine condition. ¶ A single issue of this popular British Magick periodical published four times yearly, and… Read more
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image of TALKING STICK. Issue XVII, Winter 1994.

TALKING STICK. Issue XVII, Winter 1994.

by Talking Stick Journal. Issue XVII, Winter 1994.

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Published
1994.
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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London: Talking Stick Krayzee Klub., 1994.. First Printing. Original Wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. Softcover. Quarto. (8" x 11.5"), 36pp. Stapled card covers with tipped on colour illustrated title plate, b&w illustrations. A little light rubbing to covers and edges, otherwise Near Fine condition. ¶ A single issue of this popular British Magick periodical published four times… Read more
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image of TALKING STICK. Issue XII - Autumn 1993.

TALKING STICK. Issue XII - Autumn 1993.

by Talking Stick Journal. Issue XII - Autumn 1993.

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Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$30.00

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London: Talking Stick Krayzee Klub., 1993. First Printing. Original Wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. Softcover. Quarto. (8" x 11.5"), 40pp. Stapled card covers with tipped on colour illustrated title plate, b&w illustrations. Thin two inch glue mark on upper cover, a little light rubbing to covers and edges - otherwise near Fine condition. ¶ A single issue of… Read more
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image of TALKING STICK. Issue XXIII, Autumn 1996.

TALKING STICK. Issue XXIII, Autumn 1996.

by Talking Stick Journal. Issue XXIII, Autumn 1996.

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Published
1996.
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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London: Talking Stick Krayzee Klub., 1996.. First Printing. Original Wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. Softcover. Quarto. (8" x 11.5"), 48pp. Stapled card covers with tipped on colour illustrated title plate, b&w illustrations. A little light ripple to covers, otherwise Near Fine condition. ¶ A single issue of this popular British Magick periodical published four times yearly,… Read more
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image of TALKING STICK.  Issue XXII, Summer 1996.

TALKING STICK. Issue XXII, Summer 1996.

by Talking Stick Journal. Issue XXII, Summer 1996.

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Published
1996.
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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London: Talking Stick Krayzee Klub., 1996.. First Printing. Original Wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. Softcover. Quarto. (8" x 11.5"), 48pp. Stapled card covers with tipped on colour illustrated title plate, b&w illustrations. A little light rubbing to covers and edges, otherwise Near Fine condition. ¶ A single issue of this popular British Magick periodical published four times yearly,… Read more
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image of TALKING STICK. Issue XIV, Spring 1994.

TALKING STICK. Issue XIV, Spring 1994.

by Talking Stick Journal. Issue XIV, Spring 1994.

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Published
1994
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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London: Talking Stick Krayzee Klub., 1994. First Printing. Original Wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. Softcover. Quarto. (8" x 11.5") 44pp. Stapled card covers with tipped on colour illustrated title plate, b&w illustrations. A little light rubbing to covers and edges, otherwise Near Fine condition. ¶ A single issue of this popular British Magick periodical published four times… Read more
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image of TALKING STICK. Issue IX - Winter 1992.

TALKING STICK. Issue IX - Winter 1992.

by Talking Stick Journal. Issue IX - Winter 1992.

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Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$40.00

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London: Talking Stick Krayzee Klub., 1992. First Printing. Original Wraps. Near Fine. First Edition. Softcover. Quarto. (8" x 11.5"), 40pp. Stapled card covers with tipped on colour illustrated title plate, b&w illustrations. A little light rubbing to covers and edges, otherwise Near Fine condition. ¶ A single issue of this popular British Magick periodical published four times yearly,… Read more
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image of THE SACRED FIRE. The Story of Sex in Religion. With an Introduction by Dr. Charles Francis Potter.

THE SACRED FIRE. The Story of Sex in Religion. With an Introduction by Dr. Charles Francis Potter.

by GOLDBERG, B.Z.

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Published
[1958].
Condition
Fine in Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$35.00

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New York: University Books., [1958].. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Fine in Dust Jacket. First University Books Edition, originally published in 1930. This edition bears a new Introduction by Dr. Charles Francis Potter, first published here. Large octavo, original two-toned cloth and boards titled in red and gold. 288 pp., Bibliography, Index. Bookplate on front paste-down, otherwise a near… Read more
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