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BUCHANAN'S JOURNAL OF MAN. Volume 1 [new series] No.1 January- No.12, December, 1887. (Used)
by Buchanan, Joseph R
Book ID: 10607, 10607
BUCHANAN'S JOURNAL OF MAN. Volume 1 [new series] No.1 January- No.12, December, 1887. [Edited by Joseph Rhodes Buchanan], Boston, 8vo, old binder's cloth, about 175pp, rear wraps with ads bound in plus front wrap of No.1 which is chipped, browned and brittle, front fly nearly detached, front hinge strained, otherwise a solid copy of this rare journal. Crabtree 573., over the years producing four very unusual books and this journal, which began in 1849 and was revived in 1887 lasting to 1890. The contents of just the first number (not volume) here hints at the wide scope he applied himself to: the phrenological doctrines of Gall their past and present status, health and longevity, cerebral psychology, music, palmistry & suicide, apparitions of the dead, responsibility in hypnosis, human tails, men who live in trees, 'protyle'-the basis of matter, the Keeley Motor, Moung Phoset Mahphoon and the Giant Winkelmeier, synopsis of Cerebral science, mind reading, archetypal literature, spiritual phenomena, etc. See Colin Wilson's important chapter treating him and Reichenbach in The Psychic Detectives.
The Accidental Shaman: Journeys with Plant Teachers and Other Spirit Allies
Charing, Howard G
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company
After surviving a serious elevator crash in London, Howard G. Charing found he had developed healing touch as well as the ability to hear voices and experience visions--just as a healer in Italy had predicted only a week before the accident. He began using his abilities to heal but felt he needed more guidance and training. He first connected with a national spiritual healing organization, only to be told he was doing everything wrong. Then, through a friend, he discovered shamanism.
The Voynich Manuscript
Yale University Press
Many call the fifteenth-century codex, commonly known as the Voynich Manuscript, the world s most mysterious book. Written in an unknown script by an unknown author, the manuscript has no clearer purpose now than when it was rediscovered in 1912 by rare books dealer Wilfrid Voynich. The manuscript appears and disappears throughout history, from the library of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II to a secret sale of books in 1903 by the Society of Jesus in Rome. The book s language has eluded deciphe...More
The Luminous Stone: Lucifer in Western Esotericism (Western Esotericism in Context)
Schulke, Daniel A. (ed)
Three Hands Press
Limited to 800 copies
The Arcanum of the 'fallen angel' Lucifer evokes such concepts as heresy, rebellion, pride, liberation from the bonds of demiurgic oppression, and impetus for human evolution. Meaning 'light bearer', Lucifer has, from his earliest origins, been hailed by religious and artistic countercultures as a patron saint of enlightenment -- the essential quality embodying overthrow of ignorance and the inspired process of revelation. Allied to ancient Gnostic cosmological concepti...
LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick
Forrest, Adam (ed)
Book is limited to 500 hand numbered hardcover copies printed in two colors and bound in faux leather silk-touch cloth, 252 pages, Foil stamp on both the front and back boards with a full color frontispiece by acclaimed artist Caniglia and sewn in satin bookmark.
About the book:
For Liber Spirituum: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick, Azoth Press has assembled a group of nine of the foremost writers in the field of ceremonial magick, representi...
W.W. Norton & Co. Inc.
Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales.
In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin's son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest of gods; and Loki--son of a giant--blood brother to Odin and a trick...