New & Forthcoming
Directions & Parking
Shipping & Returns
Rerum Memorabilium Libri Duo, quorum prior deperditarum: posterior noviter inventarum est. Ex Itali (Used)
by Pancirolli, Guido.
Book ID: 11125, 11125
Hamburg: Michael Forster 1607. Squat small octavo in seventeenth-century vellum-backed boards, rubbed and scuffed, backstrip torn in two places along joints but binding solid, recent lettering in india ink of title over the faded original lettering. Text (pp.798) complete (¹8, A-Ccc8, including final blank), slight worming of first and last signatures, touching a letter here and there but never obscuring the sense, paper lightly browned, a few slight original flaws in paper or type impression, glue stain on front pastedown where bookplate has been removed. Guido Pancirolli's (1523-99) Raccolta breve d'alcune cose piu segnalate c'hebbero gli antichi ... was first published in the form of a copiously annotated Latin translation of the original Italian manuscript (Hamburg 1599-1602) by Pancirolli's fellow lawyer Heinrich Salmuth of Hamburg. A second edition of Salmuth's version appeared, also in Hamburg, in 1607-8, with a third following in 1612. A French translation was published in Lyon in 1608. The original Italian text was not published until 1612, in Venice. The first English translation, The History of many memorable things ... appeared in London, as late as 1715. Offered here is the second edition of the first part only, containing 65 chapters on "the lost marvels of the ancients". The second part, Nova reperta, sive rerum memorabilium liber secundus (1608), with 25 chapters (in 780 pages) on such modern discoveries as the New World, Greek fire, sugar and clocks, is not present.
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...
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 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...
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...
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