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image of Сокровенные Слова (Sokrovenyje Slova, Sokrovennoe Slova), с предисловием Шоги Зффенди (s predisloviyem Shogi Zffendi)

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Contains 82 stanzas (per the Persian translation) and a closing paragraph by the author. Shoghi Effendi first translated this work into English in 1927 with the help of two others, and the first Russian translation is said to be written in 1933, therefore as this contains a preface by Shogi Effendi, this book was published near or after 1933 (Shoghi… Read more
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La franc-maconnerie templiere et occultiste aux XVIIIe et XIXe Siecles

by Rene le Forestier (René le Forestier), Antoine Faivre

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1970
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$160.00

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Small inscription of previous owner. 1115 pp. 6.5 x 10.
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Aufklarung und Esoterik: Wege in die Moderne

by Ed. Monika Neugebauer-Wolk (Neugebauer-Wölk), Renko Geffarth, Markus Meumann

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
2013
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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More than 30 essays in this volume examine the Enlightenment's use of esoteric traditions of the Early Modern Era and the transformational paths in which Hermeticism, magic, Kabbalah, and alchemy influenced Spiritualism, Occultism, and Theosophy. Contributors include: Wouter J. Hanegraaff, Kocku von Stuckrad, Helmut Zander, Diethard Sawicki, Martin Hense, Martin Mulsow, Gregory R. Johnson, Glenn Alexander Magee, Esteban Law, Franz… Read more
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image of The Rosicrucians, Their Rites and Mysteries; with chapters on the ancient fire- and serpent-worshipers, and explanations of the mystic symbols represented in the monuments and talismans of the primeval philosophers. Illustrated by 316 engravings.

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Blue cloth with red bands and gilt decoration to front board, red decoration to back board, and gilt particulars with a Rosicrucian emblem to spine. Contents include, but are not limited to: Insufficiency of Worldly Objects; The Hermetic Philosophers; Mythic History of the Fleur-de-lis; Monuments raised to Fire-Worship in all Countries; Druidical Stones and Their Worship; Prismatic Investiture of the… Read more
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$400.00
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The Fates of the Princes of Dyfed

by Cenydd Morus (Kenneth Morris)

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Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Textured blue cloth boards with gilt particulars to front board and spine; decorative endpapers. Black and white illustrations throughout. Fantasy fiction from Wales, UK, which is the retelling of the story of Pwyll, Rhianon, and Pryderi from the four branches of medieval Welsh Mabinogion. Fading to foot of spine. xiv, 365 pp. 7.25 x 9.75 inches.
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image of Wissenschaft, Theologie, Aufklarung, Johann Jakob Scheuchzer (1672-1733) und die Sintfluttheorie

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Grayish green cloth boards with debossed emblem to front board and debossed text to spine; gray dust jacket with text--spine slightly sunned (see image). German text throughout. Black and white and some color illustrations. 477 pp. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. A nice, clean copy without previous owners' names or other marking.
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$110.00
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The Serpent Power, Being the Shat-Chackra-Nirupana and Paduka-Panchaka

by Arthur Avalon (Sir John Woodroffe)

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Published
1950
Edition
Fourth Edition
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$150.00

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Bright red cloth boards with gilt particulars to front board and spine. Dust jacket lacking most of rear, otherwise protected in mylar (see image). Color illustrations and black and white photography throughout. Light foxing to edges, and sporadically throughout. ,Name of Columbia & U. Penn. Sanskrit scholar Royal W. Weiler to first free page, otherwise, no other previous owner's… Read more
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The Mayan Oracle, Return Path to the Stars

by Ariel Spilsbury, Michael Bryner

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1992
Condition
As New
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$95.00

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Dark blue pictorial slipcase with blue box for Oracle cards and accompanying hardcover book with yellow cloth boards and gilt particulars to spine. Still in original shrink wrap and has never been used, therefore is clear from previous owner's energies or influences. Included are 44 cards (20 Mayan star-glyphs, 13 numbers, and 11 "lenses of mystery") and a 336 page… Read more
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image of The Religions of Ancient Egypt and Babylonia, The Gifford Lectures on the Ancient Egyptian and Babylonian Conecption of the Divine, Delivered in Aberdeen

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Dark brown cloth boards with debossed decoration to boards and gilt particulars to spine. Bookplate of M.C.C. Stopes to front pastedown. Organized into two parts, Egypt and Babylonia, then further into 10 sections. Some topics for Egypt include: The Sun God and the Ennead, Animal Worship, The Sacred Books, and Osiris and the Osirian Faith, as well as others. Some… Read more
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$300.00
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Jewish Magic and Superstition, A Study in Folk Religion

by Joshua Trachtenberg

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1939
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition; Commentary Classic Edition
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$110.00

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Attractive dark green boards with gilt decoration to front board and silver particulars to spine. This is organized into 15 different sections with two appendices, abbreviations and Hebrew Titles, Notes, Bibliography, Glossary, and Index. Some of the sections include The Legend of Jewish Sorcery, The Powers of Evil, The Spirits of the Dead, The Powers of Good, The Magical Procedure,… Read more
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The Arena, A Twentieth Century Review of Vital Thought (Set of 25)

by B. O. Flower, Charles Brodie Patterson (Editors)

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Published
1903-1907
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$600.00

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Non-contiguous set of 24 Arena periodicals from 1903 to 1907. Volumes included are: 1903, Vol. XXX: July No. 1, August No. 2, September No. 3, October No. 4, November No. 5, December No. 6; 1904, Vol. XXXI: February No. 2, April No. 4, June No. 6, July No. 176, October No. 179; 1905, Vol. XXXIII: March No. 184, April No.… Read more
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A Glossary to Morals and Dogma

by Rex R. Hutchens

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Published
1993
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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Purple cloth boards with debossed emblem to front and back boards; guilt particulars to spine; pictorial dust jacket. Preface by C. Fred Kleinknecht and forward by Wallace McLeod. Small tears to top right corners of dust jacket. Covers a very large variety of topics. xxi, 538 pp. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches.
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Forms and Traditions of the Scottish Rite

by C. Fred Kleinknecht, Sovereign Grand Commander

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Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$110.00

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Vibrant purple cloth with pictorial plaque to front board and a gilt emblem to back board; gilt particulars to spine. Color and black and white illustrations throughout. 148 pp. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches.
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Symbolism of the Blue Degrees of Freemasonry Albert Pike's Esoterika

by Albert Pike, Arturo de Hoyos; Editor, Ronald A. Seale; Foreword

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
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$100.00

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An as new copy without previous owner's name or markings. 501 pp.
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Heredom Volume 11-2003, 12-2004, and 13-2005

by S. Brent Morris, Aaron T. Kornblum

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
2003-2005
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
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$120.00

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Dark red cloth boards with gilt particulars to front board and spine. Photographs interspersed throughout text. Some topics include, but are not limited to: Evolution of the Hiramic Legend in England and France; Pike's The Masonry of Adoption; Masonic Periodicals: Stepdaughters in Their Own Home; The Supreme Council's Library & Museum: 1801-1939; The Esoteric Rosicrucians; Knights and Heroines of Jericho;… Read more
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Facts and Speculations on the Origin and History of Playing Cards

by William Andrew Chatto

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Published
1848
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$600.00

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Full red morocco with gilt rule and debossed particulars to spine. 5 raised bands. Gilt inner dentelles; marbled endpapers. Fine binding by W. Pratt, stamped on bottom interior edge of front board. All edges gilt. Hors textes plates throughout, some of which are hand-colored. Illustrations throughout text as well. Some spotting to boards and abrasion to top edge of back… Read more
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Samuel Bulfinch Emmons

by The Spirit Land

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Published
1859
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Very Good
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$600.00

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Early printing of a classic occult text that covers : Origin of Popular Superstitions, Inductive Philosophy not Understood, Effects of the imagination on the Nervous System, Ignorance of Mental Philosophy and of True Religion, Belief in Witchcraft, Necromancy and Fortune Telling, Fairies (or wandering spirits) and Gypsies, False Prophets and Christs, Mormon Superstition, Miller Delusion, Intercourse with Departed Spirits, Experiments… Read more
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Signs of the Zodiac

by Salvador Dali

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
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$1,200.00

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Full set of 12 Zodiac signs all illustrated by Salvador Dali. Some staining to portfolio foredge; all plates unaffected. All twelve signs present, with supplemental text explaining the attributes of each sign. Printed by Penn Prints, Inc. in New York. Housed in original shipping case. 13 loose pages. 14 1/ x 18 1/4 inches. All images printed by direct process;… Read more
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Handworterbuch des deutschen Aberglaubens (10 Volumes, Complete)

by Editors: Hanns Bachtold-Staubli, Eduard Hoffman-Krayer

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good
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$120.00

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Purple wraps with text and images to front and spine. Forward by Christoph Daxelmuller. List of columns per volume: vol. 1: XL, LXXI, 1763; vol. 2: 1778; vol. 3: 1919; vol. 4: 1583; vol. 5: 1871; vol. 6: 1727; vol. 7: 1712; vol. 8: 1762; vol. 9: 996, 1138; vol. 10: [II], 417 pp. Approx. 4,500 pages total.
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The Quest of the Golden Stairs

by Arthur Edward Waite

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1927
Edition
First Edition
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$180.00

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Orange quarter cloth over blue paper boards; gilt particulars to spine. Deckle edges. vi, 176 pp.; 7 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches.
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$180.00