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HERMETICA The Greek Corpus Hermeticum and the Latin Asclepius in a New English Translation, with Not (Used)
by Copenhaver, Brian P, edit
Book ID: 11939, 11939
Cambridge: Cambridge University 1995 (1992), green boards, 320pp, vf condition. When this foundational work was first published in 1992 it was issued in a sewn binding with dust jacket but quickly Cambridge began shipping copies without jackets, then they published a paperback edition, (glued as here) and then later still they bound up some paperback volumes into the same green hardcovers of the first edition, thus the statement here on the colophon "first paperback edition." A monumental work that will remain the definitive edition of the Hermetica for many years to come, or at least until new texts are discovered. Chapters include: Introduction: Hor and Manetho; The World of the Hermetica; Technical and Theoretical Hermetica; Hermetic Collections; Hermes and His Readers; Bibliography and Abbreviations; Corpus Hermeticum I-XVIII; Asclepius. Three indexes: Greek words, Latin words and general index. Extensive and detailed notes to each page of text.
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 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...