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Daemonolatreiae Libri tres. [Demonolatry] : Nicolai Remigii Serenissimi Ducis Lotharingiae a consiliis interioribus, & in eius ditione Lotharingica cognitoris publici, Ex iudiciis capitalibus DCCCC. plus minus hominum, qui sortilegis crimen intra ann.s XV. in Lotharingia capite luerunt. by Nicolai Remigii [Nicholas Rémy, Nicolas Remy]

Francofurti [Frankfurt]: In Officina Palthenii, 1596. Rare. First Printing, First Duodecimo Edition, following the 1595 4to of Lyon and Cologne "apud Henricum Fallkenburg". A Fine, Sympathetic Rebind in Contemporary Style, Bound in Full Vellum, with Green...

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Aleister Crowley Signed Letter, With A Fine Example Of The Original Prospectus For "The Equinox Of The Gods", Enclosed In Original Envelope. by Aleister Crowley

London: Unpublished, 1936. Postmarked London E.C., 26 JU[ne] 1936. Boldly Signed with Crowley's Phallic "A". Typed, with Corrections in A.C.'s Hand in Fine condition, on Abermill Bond watermarked paper, dated June 26th, 1936, together with a Fine example ...

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An Historical Essay Concerning Witchcraft. With Observations upon Matters Of Fact; tending to clear the Texts of the Sacred Scriptures, and confute the vulgar Errors about that Point. by Francis Hutchinson (D.D. chaplain in Ordinary to His Majesty, and Minister of St. James's Parish in St. Edmund's-Bury.)

London: Printed for R. Knaplock, at the Bishop's Head, and D. Midwinter, at the Three Crowns in St. Paul's Church-yard., 1720. Most Desirable Expanded Second Edition, with Considerable Additions. Contemporary Blind Stamped Cambridge Panel, Gold Gilt Ruled...

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Poems by Oscar Wilde

London: David Bogue, 1881. First Printing, One of 250 copies only. "Handsomely Bound" Thick Parchment Vellum boards by Matthew Bell, in excellent state, with gilt stamped, "much smaller prune blossom design", as called for. Light age, with a few spots, so...

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Amphora by Aleister Crowley

London: Burns and Oates, 1908. Cloth binding bright, as is the Gold Gilt board and spine stamping. Front board light smudge under the last "A" of "AMPHORA" (see scan), otherwise clean, light wear to head of spine. T.e.g. Square, sewn binding very tight. E...

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Catastrophe Mundi : OR, Merlin Reviv’d, In a Discourse of Prophecies & Predictions, And their Remarkable Accomplishment. With Mr. Lilly's hieroglyphicks Exactly Cut ; And Notes and Observations thereon. by a Learned Pen., William Lilly

London: Printed and are to be Sold by John How at South west Corner of the Royal Exchange in Cornhill, and Thomas Malthus at the Sun in the Poultrey, 1683. Fine, Full Leather "Praxis Bindery" Signed Binding. Blind stamped ruled design, within Gilt double ...

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The Displaying Of Supposed Witchcraft. Wherein is affirmed that there are many sorts of Deceivers and Imposters. And Divers persons under a passive Delusion of Melancholy and Fancy. But there is a Corporeal League made betwixt the Devil and the Witch... by John Webster

London: Printed by J.M. [John Martyn, "Printer To The Royal Society"] and are to be sold by the Booksellers in London., 1677. Contemporary Full Calf ruled in blind shows wear. Front board light extremity flay, front joint split, but attached and holding f...

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Manuscript Astrological Chart For "Alan Rae" [Alan Burnett-Rae] in the Hand of Aleister Crowley by Aleister Crowley

London: Unpublished, 1940. Manuscript Natal Chart, drawn up by Aleister Crowley for Alan Rae on the verso of "...Langham Hotel, Portland Place, London, W. 1." stationery. "May '40 - [Jupiter-Saturn aspect/conjuct-retrograde]" to bottom in AC's hand, and i...

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Zos Speaks! Encounters With Austin Osman Spare - Signed, Numbered, Limited Leather Edition by Austin Osman Spare, Kenneth Grant, Steffi Grant

England: Fulgur Limited, 1998. One of 93 copies, Signed and Hand numbered by Kenneth & Steffi Grant. Quarter Black Leather, with silver stamping, T.E.G. Laid in Hand Numbered Talisman by Steffi Grant of the Zos Kia Cultus, consecrated by Kenneth Grant...

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A Collection Of Several Philosophical Writings of Dr. Henry More Fellow of Christ's Colledge in Cambridge. As Namely, His (Antidote against Atheism. Appendix to the said Antidote. Enthusiasmus Triumphatus. Letters to Des-Cartes, &c. Immortality of the Soul. Conjectura Cabbalistica. by Henry More

London: James Flesher for William Morden, 1662. "The second Edition more correct and much enlarged", First Collected. Contemporary Full Leather Boards, Sympathetically and Expertly rebacked, with Red Leather Gilt Spine Title Label, dated in Gilt to spine ...

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The Mother’s Tragedy and Other Poems by Aleister Crowley

London: Privately Printed, 1901. One of 500 copies. White linen spine shows light aging, but no soiling. Paper title label lightly rubbed, chipped on the top right corner (see scan). Blue paper covered boards show some wear, extremity aging. The bottom co...

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A Treatise on Magic, Or, On The Intercourse Between Spirits And Men : With Annotations. Author Presentation Copy by Frederick Henry Quitman

Albany: Balance Press, 1810. Fine Facsimile Leather Spine/Original Hand Marbled Boards enclosed in Fine Period Style Quarter Sheep/Hand-marbled Clamshell, both executed by Old English Bindery Co., North Vancouver, BC. Some extremity rubbing/wear to boards...

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The Works of Horatio Walpole, Earl of Orford, in Five Volumes (1798), WITH Memoires of the Last Ten Years of the Reign of George the Second in Two Volumes (1822), Seven Volume Set Complete. by Horatio Walpole, Earl of Orford

The Works: London: Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, and J. Edwards, Pall-Mall. MDCCXCVIII (1798), WITH Memoires of the Last Ten Years of the Reign of George the Second: London, John Murray, Albemarle-Street. MDCCCXXII (1822). Over 4000 p...

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Mortadello ; Or, The Angel of Venice. A Comedy by Aleister Crowley

London: Wieland and Company, 1912. Scarce. White Buckram shows some age tone, wear to head, tail of spine, and rear joint. Gold Gilt stamping bright. Top edge gilt (T.E.G.), other edges deckled. Binding square, and extremely tight. The usual browning to e...

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