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MIRACLES AND MODERN SPIRITUALISM. Revised Edition [the third] with Cha (Used)

by Wallace, Alfred Russel.


Binding: Hardcover

Book ID: 1798, 1798


1798 Wallace, Alfred Russell. MIRACLES AND MODERN SPIRITUALISM. Revised Edition [the third] with Chapters on Apparitions and Phantasms. London: Nichols, 1901, publ's gilt cloth, 292pp, hinges cracking but vg. The original three essays are corrected and slightly revised, plus over 140 additional pages. First published in 1874. The body of three lectures, one delivered before The Dialectical Society. Wallace 1823-1913 was of course the co-discoverer with Darwin of biological evolution. According to Wallace he was sitting one day when it struck him fully-formed, the idea of the survival of the fittest, and dashed off an outline of his ideas to Darwin. It turned out that what Wallace wrote was a close resume of what Darwin had already just written himself. Wallace's scientific work was largely cast aside and forgotten after the publication of On Miracles, which conversely helped stimulate the scientific investigation of psychical phenomena. Wallace was a firmly unconventional man; vegetarian, anti-vaccinationist, phrenologist, and a socialist. See the DNB entry for a lengthy account of his life. This third edition deletes the appendix in the second edition on Carpenter's book The Principles of Mental Physiology. With the rage for collecting Darwin's works, early editions of Wallace's books have become scarce. There is a reprint priced at $295.00! $175.00

Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition. Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition.
Grant, Kenneth

London: Starfire Publishing, 2016. Limited Edition. A new, enhanced edition of BEYOND THE MAUVE ZONE, fully corrected by Michael Staley using Kenneth Grant's personal copy with his annotations. The volume has also been re-set, and includes a new index that should prove most useful. A FINE CLOTH COPY in illustrated dust jacket. Custom end papers. Colored frontispiece, and twenty-four page plate section with the majority of the images being in color. 324 pages, indexed. Octavo. This is the eighth,...

Price: $59.95

The Blazing Dew of Stars The Blazing Dew of Stars
Smith, David Chaim
Fulgur Limited

London: Fulgur Limited, 2013. Limited to 1001 copies only. Square landscape folio. For those who have had the joy of handling and experiencing The Sacrificial Universe released last year, this new book will continue that fine tradition. The Blazing Dew of Stars is a complex mystical text which speaks with many voices to introduce the practice of Kabbalistic contemplative alchemy. The volume offers glimpses of a rare view of direct application and immersion into the Real, intertwini...

Price: $89.95

Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality Jailbreaking the Goddess: A Radical Revisioning of Feminist Spirituality
Allen, Lasara Firefox
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.

"Jailbreaking the Goddess is an important contribution to the writings on Goddess tradition and feminist spirituality. . . . I love her political savvy, her sensitivity around issues of diversity and cultural awareness and appropriation, and her unabashed celebration of pleasure, sensuality, and life!" -- Starhawk

Jailbreaking the Goddess is a revolutionary revisioning of the feminine divine. Where the maiden, mother, crone archetypal system is tied to female biology and physic...

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The House of Owls The House of Owls
Angell, Tony
Yale University Press

For a quarter century, Tony Angell and his family shared the remarkable experience of closely observing pairs of western screech owls that occupied a nesting box outside their forest home. The journals the author recorded his observations in, and the captivating drawings he created, form the heart of this compelling book a personal account of an artist-naturalist s life with owls. Angell s extensive illustrations show owls engaged in what owls do hunting, courting, raising families, and exercisi...

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The Sworn Book of Honorius: Liber Iuratus Honorii The Sworn Book of Honorius: Liber Iuratus Honorii
Honorius of Thebes
Ibis Press / Nicolas-Hayes

As the title testifies, students were sworn to secrecy before being given access to this magic text, and only a few manuscripts have survived. Bits of its teachings, such as the use of the magic whistle for summoning spirits, are alluded to in other texts. Another key element of its ritual, the elaborate Seal of God, has been found in texts and amulets throughout Europe.

Interest in The Sworn Book of Honorius has grown in recent years, yet no modern translations have been attemptedunt...

Price: $35.00