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Our Last Day At 1419 Polk was February 28, 2013.

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Dionysos: Exciter to Frenzy Dionysos: Exciter to Frenzy
Bramshaw, Vikki
Avalonia

"There was 'no god more present' than Dionysos: that is, out of all the ancient gods Dionysos was one of the few who people felt that they could reach out and touch"

Dionysos: Exciter to Frenzy is a phenomenal scholarly exploration of one of the most complex, liminal and paradoxical gods of the ancient world. In this journey through the realms of Dionysos, the author Vikki Bramshaw guides the reader through the mysterious world of the multifaceted Dionysos, revealing his hidden faces...
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Price: $24.99

The Graveyard Wanderers, The Wise Ones and the Dead in Sweden The Graveyard Wanderers, The Wise Ones and the Dead in Sweden
Johnson, Tom
Society for Esoteric Endeavour

Society of Esoteric Endeavour, 2013 Hardback 25cm x 20cm, numbered limited edition of 180 copies, 106pp

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The author translated 37 manuscripts books known as “Svartkonstbuchs” (i.e., black art book) which Scandanavian practitioners of folk magic were expected to possess. This work collects together all those charms and rituals dealing with spirits of the dead and human bones, with the addition of some other relevant material. What emerges is a remarkably coherent and ...
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Price: $495.00

The Testament of Cyprian the Mage. Encyclopedia Goetica, Volume III. (two volumes) The Testament of Cyprian the Mage. Encyclopedia Goetica, Volume III. (two volumes)
Stratton-Kent, Jake
Scarlet Imprint

The Testament of Cyprian the Mage is a two volume work of approximately 600 pages endowed with charts, tables, seals etc. and punctuated by specially commissioned pen and ink illustrations by Oliver Liebeskind. Lavishly bound and printed in red and black ink throughout, this is a work of enduring importance and a resource to accompany your ongoing study.

This is the final work in Stratton-Kent's acclaimed Encyclopaedia Goetica series which began with The True Grimoire, a...
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Price: $175.00

Foam of the Past Foam of the Past
MacLeod, Fiona
Skylight Press UK

Fiona Macleod was clearly a gentlelady of breeding and intellect. She was almost 'one of us' - but not quite. It was this slight difference that allowed her to deal with dark and frightening characters and subjects in a way that gave them the glamour of the Celtic Otherworld in an intriguing and believable manner. She opened up a whole new world of language, ancient songs, poems and proverbs that had never before been presented to the English-speaking peoples south of the Scottish Highlands. She...
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Price: $23.99

Austin Osman Spare: The Occult Life of London's Legendary Artist Austin Osman Spare: The Occult Life of London's Legendary Artist
Baker, Phil
North Atlantic Books

Austin Osman Spare is the definitive biography of the controversial occultist and artist, an enfant terrible of the Edwardian art world whose work was both hailed as genius and decried as immoral decadence. As George Bernard Shaw reportedly said, "Spare's medicine is too strong for the average man."

Trained as a draughtsman, Spare enjoyed early acclaim when, at the age of seventeen, his work was shown at the Royal Academy in London. But his star soon declined; Spare went underground, falling...
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Price: $18.95