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A STELLAR KEY TO THE SUMMER LAND. Part I. Illustrated with Diagrams and Engravings ... (Used)
by Davis, Andrew Jackson
Book ID: 20160, 20160
Colby & Rich 1867 [but circa 1893], Boston, 1867. "A STELLAR KEY TO THE SUMMER LAND. Part I. Illustrated with Diagrams and Engravings of Celestial Scenery." publ's black cloth. 190+8pp, b & w plates, including frontispiece, six pages of Colby ads at back, no other parts published Davis' books are frequently found in bad condition and all of them have become scarce in the last 10 years. Occultists seem to have mostly forgotten him but he's been "discovered" in a big way by academia. Thirty years ago his books were mostly unsalable, I passed up hundreds of copies before a few scholars and librarians started to ask me about him. Now I can't find them anywhere. Librarians and dealers don't seem to understand that there were a number of late 19th century reprints by houses like Colby's where they never took the original copyright date off the colophon so they look like originals especially to those who can't tell late 19th century bindings to those of the civil war era. "Acres of Books" (of Long Beach), stamp to front paste-down, a very good to fine copy "fifth revised edition" [but in fact a reprint of the first edition].
The House of Owls
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...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...
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...
Gateways Through Light and Shadow
Chassan, Frater Ashen
One of only 1000 Signed limited edition hardcover copies. Individually hand bound with silver foil stamping, 70lbs acid neutral paper. Printed in two colors with over 140 illustration!
Gateways Through Light and Shadow is the second book by Bryan Garner, known to his fellow ceremonial magicians as Frater Ashen Chassan, and in it we are again offered the illuminating opportunity to observe and learn from a practicing magus engaged in his Work. Once more he offers instruction in the pro...
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...