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THE LEGEND OF ALEISTER CROWLEY: Being a Study of the Documentary Evidence Relating to a Campaign of Personal Vilification Unparalleled in Literary History. With an introduction by Israel Regardie

By: (Crowley, Aleister). Stephensen, P. R

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Saint Paul, M N: Llewellyn Publications, 1970.: 1970.

Seller ID: 17569

Condition: Good


Saint Paul, M N: Llewellyn Publications, 1970.. 1970.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed cream wrappers. The binding is lightly foxed with staining to the rear wrap. The spine & extremities are somewhat darkened. xvii, [ii] & pages 9-157. There is an owner's address label together with a small sticker on the half-title, affecting 2 words of the titling. There are 2 small stains to the fore-edge with tiny stains to the front edges of the rear blanks & of a few rear text pages. Illustrated with a full-page portrait of Aleister Crowley in black & white. Good. Second edition, revised a... View more info

THE KASIDAH OF HAJI ABDU EL-YEZDI.

By: (Jones, Wilfred). Burton, Sir Richard F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1924).: (1924).

Seller ID: 33683

Condition: Good


New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1924).. (1924).. Good. - Octavo, decorative blue & cream boards backed with navy blue cloth. The boards are bumped with the paper chipped at the corners. The spine is somewhat darkened. 135 pages plus colophon. Illustrated with 12 black-and- white plates, including a frontispiece, from wood engravings by Wilfred Jones. Good. Number 1758 of an edition limited to 2,000 numbered copies printed by Pynson Printers. Haji Abdu is purportedly the Iranian author of this long verse poem setting out a "higher law" derived from various religions of the East and We... View more info

WOMEN OF A HIGHER NATURE

By: Adair, Virginia

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Fowey, Cornwall, U.K.: Alexander Associates, 1998).: 1998).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23049

ISBN: 1899526161

Condition: Very good


(Fowey, Cornwall, U.K.: Alexander Associates, 1998).. 1998).. Very good. INSCRIBED & SIGNED BY VIRGINIA ADAIR - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. There is a price-sticker on the rear wrapper. 239 pages. 8 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. Prepublication edition.Inscribed by the author on the title page: "To .... -- who has the gift of healing -- / With love and all good wishes / Virginia Adair".A study of women with healing, clairvoyant and other parapsychological powers. View more info

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MY PSYCHIC ADVENTURES. By J. Malcolm Bird, associate editor, Scientific American.

By: Bird, J. Malcolm.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd., (1923).: (1923).

Seller ID: 36982

Condition: Good


- Octavo, grayish tan cloth titled in black on the front cover & the spine. The head and tail of the spine are bumped and there is a tiny stain to the rear cover. vi, [ii], 309 & [1] pages, illustrated with a frontispiece and 3 plates, including one depicting the author with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The frontispiece is detached, but present, with a tiny tear to it's front edge and the half title is starting. A previous owner's name has been cut out from the front endpaper. The blurb, cut from the missing dust jacket, is mounted to the rear pastedown. Good. First edition. "Mr. Bird came over... View more info

LES ALCHIMISTES

By: Caron, M; and Hutin, S

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Editions du Seuil, (1959).: (1959).

Seller ID: 32266

Condition: Good


Editions du Seuil, (1959).. (1959).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped with some light soiling & foxing and with a light glue mark to the rear wrap. 192 pages. Black-and-white illustrations. The bottom page corners are slightly bumped. There is light foxing to the bottom edge of the book. Good. A title in the series "Collections Microcosme: Le Temps Qui Court". The text is in French. View more info

ESP, SEERS & PSYCHICS

By: Christopher, Milbourne

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1970).: (1970).

Seller ID: 7137

Condition: Very good


New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, (1970).. (1970).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth, in dw. Lightly rubbed & dusty; dw rubbed & chipped with short tears. x & 268 pp. B&W illustrations. Very good. Second printing. Dust jacket present. View more info

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THREE AUTOGRAPH LETTERS SIGNED BY JAMES FORLONG AT THE TIME OF PUBLICATION OF HIS MAJOR WORK "RIVERS OF LIFE".

By: Forlong, James George Roche. (1824-1904), Indian army general. Author of the major work of comparative religion "Rivers of Life."

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland: March 4 & 6 and April 13, 1883.: 1883.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35903

Condition: Very good


- Each letter is penned in black ink and fills all 4 sides of his cream letterhead, which is folded once to form 4 sides, each 7 inches high by 4-1/2 inches wide, with Forlong's Edinburgh address printed at the top of the first side. The letters are signed "J. Forlong". Folded twice for mailing. Very good. James George Roche Forlong (1824-1904) was a Major General of the Indian Army. Trained as an engineer in Scotland and England, he joined the Indian Army in 1843 and later held posts with the government of Oudh. His exposure to Indian religions led him to explore, research and deve... View more info

THE BOOK OF ANGELUS SILESIUS with observations by the ancient Zen Masters

By: Franck, Frederick

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1976.: 1976.

Seller ID: 22560

ISBN: 0394499220

Condition: Very good


New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1976.. 1976.. Very good. - Quarto, gray paper covered boards backed with light tan cloth & titled in gilt on the spine with a vignette stamped in gilt on the front board, in a dust wrapper. The boards are somewhat warped & the cloth is lightly soiled. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with some short tears to the top & bottom edges. [x], 145 & [2] pages plus colophon. Illustrated throughout with drawings in light tan & gray by Frederick Franck. The contents are near fine. First edition."Translated, drawn, and handwritten by Frederick Franck." Dust jacket... View more info

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SCIENTIFIC RHYTHMIC SOLAR PLEXUS BREATHING: The Elixir of Youth-Vitality-Health-Happiness.

By: Holmes, Phoebe Marie.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Huntington Beach, CA: Mimeographed by Charles R. Furr, circa [1930s].: [1930s].

Seller ID: 35757

Condition: Very good


- Quarto [10-3/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide] tan wrappers backed with brown cloth tape with the author's Radiant Health logo on the front cover. There is a tiny stain to the front cover & the edges of the cover are slightly darkened. 25 pages mimeographed on one side only. Very good. Marie Phoebe Holmes was an American teacher of dietetics and scientific breathing, a noted world lecturer and metaphysician, and president of the International Radiant Health Club. It has been suggested by some that she was a model for the comic-book character Wonder Woman. View more info

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KUT: Korean Shamanist Rituals.

By: Huhm, Halla Pai.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Elizabeth, NJ / Seoul. Korea: Hollym International Corp., (1980).: (1980).

Seller ID: 95045

Condition: Good


- Octavo, red cloth titled in gilt in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped and the head & tail of the spine are rubbed. The dust jacket is rubbed with its spine faded. 102 pages. Black-and-white illustrations, diagrams & music staves. There are a few ink markings in the text. Good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

GOD'S WITNESS IN EGYPT

By: Klinker, Lewis William

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA: Published by the author, (1935).: (1935).

Seller ID: 14388

Condition: Good


Los Angeles, CA: Published by the author, (1935).. (1935).. Good. - Small octavo, softcover bound in pictorial orange & black wraps. The binding is soiled, stained & chipped. The wraps are lightly bumped & the front wrap is coming unglued from the spine. There is a piece out of the tail of the spine. 112 pages. 6 black-and-white illustrations. The bottom corner of the title is creased. Good. First edition.A treatise relating the Great Pyramid of Cheops, also known as the Pyramid of Giza, to the Old and New Testaments. First Edition. View more info

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A NEW HEAVEN AND A NEW EARTH. (Thought Studies of the Fourth Dimension).

By: Patterson, Charles Brodie.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., (1909).: (1909).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34402

Condition: Good


- Small quarto, 9-1/4 inches high by 8-7/8 inches wide. Bound in light brown limp suede leather, titled in gilt on the front cover and the spine with the title within a decorative gilt frame on the front cover. A running black ruled frame further decorates the covers. The top edge is gilt and the endpapers are marbled. The suede is rubbed and soiled and the overlapping yapp edges of the covers are chipped with small pieces out. The head and tail of the spine are chipped. 286 pages, illustrated with a photogravure portrait frontispiece. The text block is cracked following the front blank and th... View more info

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THIS WORLD AND THAT. An Analytical Study of Psychic Communications.

By: Payne, Phoebe D.; and Bendit, Laurence J.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London: Faber and Faber Ltd., (1950).: (1950).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 37022

Condition: Good


SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS LAURENCE J. BENDIT & HIS WIFE, THE NOTED CLAIRVOYANT PHOEBE D. (PAYNE) BENDIT - Octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in a printed teal dust wrapper. The covers are slightly rubbed. The corners and the head & tail of the dust jacket are lightly chipped. The jacket is also slightly soiled and rubbed with some light foxing to the edges. 194 pages. The edges of the book are lightly foxed. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition.Signed by both Laurence J. Bendit and his wife Phoebe D. Bendit (nee Payne) and dated February 1, 1950 on the front endpaper.... View more info

THE IRISH THEOSOPHIST. A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Universal Brotherhood, the Study of Eastern Literature and Occult Science. No. 3, Vol. 1. Dublin, Dec. 15, 1892

By: Russell, George William [AE]; Dunlop, Daniel Nicol; Besant, Annie; and Johnston, Charles

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Dublin: Printed at the North Centre Private Press, 1892.: 1892.

Seller ID: 30706

Condition: Fair


Dublin: Printed at the North Centre Private Press, 1892.. 1892.. Fair. INCLUDES THE POEM "OM" BY THE POET GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL [AE] - Small quarto, 9-1/2 inches high by 7 inches wide. Softcover, bound in printed peach tan wraps. The periodical is disbound with the pages and covers detached and with chipping and pieces out from the edges of the darkened & fragile covers. 28 pages. The pages are toned. There is a tiny piece out from the top inner corner of the leaves. A complete issue of this rare publication. Most noteworthy among the contents are "OM" by G.W.R., the Irish ... View more info

THE SACRED CALENDER OF QUETZALCOATL. The Basic Text of This Book is a Reprint from "Beneath The Moon And Under the Sun" by Tony Shearer

By: Shearer, Tony

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM: Sun Publishing Company, 1976.: 1976.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17166

Condition: Very good


Albuquerque, NM: Sun Publishing Company, 1976.. 1976.. Very good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial tan wrappers. 63 pages. Printed & illustrated in brown ink. The text block is partially detached from the wrappers, else very good. First edition, limited to 1,000 copies, with a foreword by Deborah Buttrey.Inscribed on the half-title and signed in full by the author.Laid in is a folded Sun Publishing Co. broadsheet about the Aztec calendar and the Echo Circle with illustrations & charts in black & white. There is a red ink address on the broadsheet. Its top edges are creased & ch... View more info

THE SOUND OF THE EARTH: A Man's Mid-Life Passage and Spiritual Awakening

By: Sprager, Hart

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Georgetown, MA: North Star Publications, (1995).: (1995).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26945

ISBN: 188082311X

Condition: Fine


Georgetown, MA: North Star Publications, (1995).. (1995).. Fine. WITH A TYPED LETTER SIGNED TO PETER MATTHIESSEN FROM HART SPRAGER - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. [xiv] & 297 pages. Near fine. First edition, first printing.From the library of Peter Matthiessen. Laid in is a typed letter from the author signed in full, expressing his disappointment at Matthiessen's negative reaction to the book. He sends Matthiessen a copy of the finished book in the hope that the positive comments of others will inspire him to take a second look and may perhaps motivate him to send Sprag... View more info

THE DEAD ARE WITH US. A Lecture given at Nuremberg, 10th February, 1918 by Rudolf Steiner

By: Steiner, Rudolf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (London): Rudolf Steiner Publishing Co., 1952.: 1952.

Seller ID: 14996

Condition: Fine


(London): Rudolf Steiner Publishing Co., 1952.. 1952.. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. The wraps are lightly soiled & slightly darkened around the edges. 23 pages. Near fine. Second edition. View more info

THE AUTO-BIOGRAPHY OF MAHARSHI DEVENDRANATH TAGORE. Translated from the Original Bengali by Satyendranath Tagore and Indira Devi

By: Tagore, Devendranath

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Calcutta: S. K. Lahiri & Co., 1909.: 1909.

Seller ID: 14374

Condition: Very good


Calcutta: S. K. Lahiri & Co., 1909.. 1909.. Very good. - Octavo, olive green cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The covers are bumped & lightly rubbed. xxiv & 195 pages. Illustrated with numerous black-and-white portrait plates. A few page corners are creased. Very good. The true first edition published five years before the English edition.From the library of Alice Corbin Henderson, with her signature on the front endpaper. Alice Corbin Henderson [1881-1949] was an American poet and poetry editor and a friend of Rabindranath Tagore. She lived in New Mexico from 1916 and sh... View more info

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A 6-PAGE TYPED LETTER SIGNED TO THE SATURDAY EVENING POST in defense of Astrology by the AMERICAN ASTROLOGER FREDERIC VAN NORSTRAND.

By: Van Norstrand, Frederic.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California, March 22, 1966.: 1966.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 33994

Condition: Very good


- A substantial letter typed single space on six 11 inch high by 8-1/2 inch wide sheets of creamy white paper with a few corrections penned in ink by Van Norstrand. In his letter, addressed to Saturday Evening Post editor William A. Emerson, Jr., Van Norstrand objects to an article critical of astrology which was published in the March 26, 1966 issue of the Post: "Will you kindly convey a couple of Bronx cheers to Mr. Richard Armstrong for his pretentious article entitled 'A Look At Tomorrow'...." In defense of astrology and astrologers, Van Norstrand enumerates the various published j... View more info

BRICKS FROM BABEL: A Brief View of the Myths,Traditions and Religious Belief of Races, with Concise Studies in Ethnography

By: Wright, Julia McNair

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY: John B. Alden, Publisher, 1885.: 1885.

Seller ID: 3852

Condition: Good


NY: John B. Alden, Publisher, 1885.. 1885.. Good. - Small octavo, green cloth (bumped & chipped; small piece out of spine) titled in gilt. 181 pages (front endpaper partially detached). Good. View more info