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    Symbols. Public and Private by Raymond Firth

    Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1989. Reprint. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Size: 8vo - over 7.75 - 9.75" tall. 469 pp. Binding firm, spine slightly faded. Previous owner's signature in ink. Edge marked. Covers slightly marked and creased. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Anthropology; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0801491509. ISBN/EAN: 9780801491504. Inventory No: 29813. . 9780801491504



    AMBIX, VOL. IX; The Journal of the Society for the Study of Alchemy and Early Chemistry by McKie, Douglas; Dubs, Homer H.; W.A. Smeaton; John Read; Muriel West; Wallace Kirsop; Walter Pagel; Allen G. Debus; D. Geoghegon (ed.)

    Cambridge, 1961. Paperbacks in fine condition.. Complete in three issues; 170 pages.



    THE MAGICAL CALENDAR; A Synthesis of Magical Symbolism from the Seventeenth-Century Renaissance Medieval Occultism by McLean, Adam

    Grand Rapids: Phanes Press, 1994. First printing of Second edition. Cloth bound in very good condition.. Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks #1; 141 pages.



    AMBIX, VOL. X; The Journal of the Society for the Study of Alchemy and Early Chemistry by Neville, Roy G.; H.E. Stapleton; R.F. Azo; M. Hidayat Husain; G.L. Lewis; Philip Pomper; Ronald Stearne Wilkinson; Walter Pagel; Allen G. Debus; D. Geoghegon (ed.)

    Cambridge, 1962. Paperbacks in fine condition.. Complete in three issues; 149 pages.



    ARIADNE'S CLUE; A Guide to the Symbols of Humankind by Stevens, Anthony

    Princeton: Princeton Univ Press, 1998. First printing. Fine condition in fine dust jacket.. 465 pages.



    The Golden Germ: An Introduction To Indian Symbolism by NA

    1994. Hardcover. New



    Symbols: by Firth, Raymond, and Victor Turner (ed)

    Ithaca, NY:: Cornell University Press,, 1973.. Hardcover. Near Fine in Good DJ. 469 pp., 8vo. Hardcover in dj. A comprehensive survey of symbolism as it relates to human thought & behavior. Boards fine. Binding very sturdy. Stamp & pen signature to ffep, & some pen underlining scattered to otherwise clean & crisp textblock. Sunning & wear to dj.



    Symbolic Masonry An Interpretation Of The Three Degrees NATIONAL MASONIC LIBRARY SERIES by Haywood, H[arry] L[eRoy]

    Kingsport, Tennessee: Southern Publishers, Inc. Masonic Publication Division, 1923. Reprint Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. NATIONAL MASONIC LIBRARY SERIES, Very good black stamped hardcover. Very good tan blue DJ. Light wear and tear, chipped spine head, tanned spine, age-toned, clean interior.(1923), 8vo, [6], vii-xii, [2], 15-380pp. Jacket promotion of Symbolism of the three Degrees published 1924. "Symbolical Masonry is a treasure-house of Masonic lore, including discussions of key concepts of the first three degrees, along with an extensive study guide. Haywood goes into details about such mysteries as the Letter 'G', the two pillars, and the legend of Hiram Abiff. Not merely a rote discussion of the rituals and regalia of the lodge, Haywood attempts to get the reader to think critically about the background of these topics, enhancing their understanding of the rich history of Freemasonry."--J.B. Hare "National Masonic Library presents, in a series of volumes of uniform binding and competent craftsmanship, the best results of Masonic research by masters of the Craft in America and abroad. The Library will cover every aspect of Freemasonry, its ritual, its symbolism, its philosophy, its past history and present activities and development. Representing all recognized schools of Masonic thought, it will bring the best literature of the Craft within reach of lodges and members."



    The Mind And Work Of G. F. Watts by Alston, Rowland

    Methuen, London, 1929. First Edition. Paper Covers. Fine/Fine. Illustrator: Watts. black titles front & spine on red card covers with brown paper D/J. black titles front & spiine, 40 pages of text, 30 monotone plates of his works with descriptions on facing (fine paper) guards plus 2 similar portraits of the artist (one as frontis.), b/w. publisher's device title page, previous owner's ink inscription half title page, other than some light foxing to front prelims. this is an unusually fresh & clean copy, Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrator: Watts.. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Painting; Symbolism; England; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Sculpture & Ceramics. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: ART00054. .



    An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols by Cooper, J. C

    New York: Thames and Hudson. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1998. Reprint. Softcover. 207 pp. Illus. Edgewear, corners rubbed. Close to 1500 entries documenting the history and evolution of symbols, from pre-history to the present. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .



    Das Yang- und Yin-Prinzip ausserhalb des Chinesischen. Tau, Tau-t-an=*Serm-an (der spatere Hermes Trismegistos) by Zollinger, Gustav

    Bern: Druck der Genossenschafts-Buchdruckerei, 1949. First edition. Cloth. A very good copy.. 63 pp. 8vo.


    AUD $25.00

    The Complete World of Human Evolution by Stringer, Chris; Andrews, Peter

    London: Thames & Hudson. 2005. Small Quarto Size [approx 20cm x 26cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs as well as drawings, diagrams and maps. 240 pages The 20 million-year story of the origins and development of apes and humans and the eventual domination of our species Homo sapiens as well as the evolution of human behavior from the development of two-legged locomotion to tool-use, symbolism and art. . 1st Edition. Hardback.



    The Great Pyramid Its Spiritual Symbolism : in which is shown how the Great pyramid of Gizeh symbolically corroborates the philosophy of the divine plan of the ages as contained in the Holy Scriptures by Edgar, Morton

    Glasgow: Bone And Hulley, 1924. Reprint Edition . Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Good tan color pictorial wraps. Some wear, creasing, soiling, age-toned, red mark on cover, spine heel chipped, rear cover old tape repair, old address blacked out with stamp of new address. 1924, 8vo, [6], 9-137pp. [5], leaves of plates : illustrations, maps, plans ; 23 cm. "In which is shown how the Great pyramid of Gizeh symbolically corroborates the philosophy of the divine plan of the ages as contained in the Holy Scriptures.




    Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1964. Cloth bound in very good condition; Some soil to covers.. In Two Volumes; Edited with a genaral Introduction, Glossarial Index of Symbols, Commentary and Appendices by D.J. Sloss and J.P.R. Wallis; xv, 649 & xxii, 361 pages.



    The Cross and its Symbolism by Clark, David R

    NY: Societas Rosicruciana in America, N.D.. First Edition; NAP. Softcover. Very Good. Tapled printed card wrappers with cord tie. B/w text illustrations. A corrected American edition (with new anonymous introduction) of a paper originally presented to the Newcastle Lodge of the Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia and published by them in 1894. This US edition - produced for the Societas Rosicruciana in America - is undated but judging by its appearance would not have postdated the British edition by more than a couple of decades. Wrappers slightly creased, rubbed & darkened, edges lightly rubbed, corners lightly bumped - otherwise a solid, tear along spine 3.5" from bottom, .5" tear top cover, internally-clean VG copy. Scarce. Item - ; 10" Tall; 18 pages.



    An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Traditional Symbols by J. C. Cooper

    Thames and Hudson Ltd, 1979-09-03. Paperback. Good. Robust packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide



    CHINESE SYMBOLISM AND SUPERSTITION by Morgan, H.T. (Harry Titterton)

    No Place: No publisher, 1940. First edition. Very good condition, a few nicks to front cover.. Small stapled booklet, 4' X 5'; Printed orange card cover; Predates his larger 'Chinese Symbols and Superstitions'; Library of Congress shows a similar booklet dated 1941with the title 'Chinese Symbolsism'; 16 pages.



    SYMBOLISM OF THE EAST & WEST by Murray-Aynsley, H

    London: Redway, 1900. First edition. Near very good condition, top and bottom of spine have short tears, about 20 pages with marginal pencil notes.. Introduction by George C.M. Birdwood; Illustrated with 22 plates; 212 pages.


    AUD $25.03

    Ariadne's Clue: A Guide To The Symbols Of Mankind by Stevens, Anthony

    Princeton University Press, Princeton, New Jersey, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Illustrated. acknowledgements, About This Book, bibliography, glossary, general index and symbol index. The text is illustrated, throughout, with small black-and-white illustrations and drawings. Black coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the back strip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, being a part reproduction of Master of the Campana Cassoni work "Theseus and Ariadne". Pale yellow and orange coloured titles to the front panel and pale yellow coloured titles to the back strip. "Symbolism is the most powerful and ancient means of communication available to humankind. The centuries people have expressed their preoccupations and concerns through symbolism in the form of myths, stories, religions, and dreams. The meaning of symbols has long been debated among philosophers, antiquarians, theologians, and, more recent the, anthropologists and psychologists. In Ariadne's Clue, distinguished analyst and psychiatrist Anthony Stevens explores the nature of symbols and explains how and why we create the symbols we do." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Bumping of the lower book edge of the front panel with very light age toning of the text block edges and pages. Black remainder mark / stripe to the lower text edge. A little creasing of the dustwrapper edges and there is a small spilt to the lower edge of the back strip. Minor rubbing of panels. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [4], V - XII, [2], 3 - 464, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Symbolism; Psychology & Psychiatry. ISBN: 0691004595. ISBN/EAN: 9780691004594. Inventory No: 0126591. . 9780691004594 This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia..

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