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MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF MAORILAND Illustrated by George Woods and W. Dittmer (Used)
by Reed, A. W. (Ralph M. Lew
Book ID: 13022, 13022
Wellington: A. H. & A. W. Reed 1958, second edition, plain boards, 232pp, 48 B&W plates, very good copy, which was presented, according to a penned inscription on the front fly leaf, to "Our beloved Imperator by the Waihleke Members of the Rosicrucian Order A.M.O.R.C., Oct 27th 1959" and signed by nine members, with Ralph M. Lewis's bookplate (which is a special reproduction of H. Spencer Lewis's symbolic bookplate) on the front pastedown, mounted with clear tape that is now yellowing. About 15 years ago I remember the book market here in the Bay Area was flooded with books from R. M. Lewis's library, all with this bookplate curiously mounted with tape, not affixed as normally would be. Reed's text is in an annoying narrative style that masks whatever scholarship he might or might not have applied to the subject.
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...
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
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...