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The Treasure of the Old Man of the Pyramids /The Black Screech Owl (Out of Print)
by Diakite, Stephanie (tr)
Book ID: A18467, A18467
The Treasure of the Old Man of the Pyramids The True Science of Talismans to conjure up spirits of all kinds, to control them, to obtain all that one may wish and to foil their evil spells. The Black Screech Owl. (Being the English translation of TRESOR DU VILLIARD DES PYRAMIDES)
Seattle, WA: Trident Books, 2002. isbn 1879000148. First English Thus Hardcover.12mo. xii + 98 pp. Burgundy snake skin spine with raised bands, Egyptian papyrus covered boards, gold title to spine and gold title and sigil on front cover. Black slipcase. Marbled endpapers, and black silk marker ribbon. Reproduces all 24 black and white plates from the original edition, as well as additional plates included by the publisher. Dual text, French original and English translation. Edition limited to 300 numbered copies. The first English translation of the 1839 de Blocquel edition of Treasure of the Old Man of the Pyramids (Trésor Du Vieillard des Pyramides), a grimoire which describes and illustrates a series of talismans attributed to an "old man of pyramids." Typically the grimoire is said to be of great antiquity, having been originally discovered in the "Great Mosque of Cairo" and to have gone through various hands in manuscript form etc. before finally achieving publication. This edition includes introduction and postscript by the original editors of the book, the "Van Meulsten Brothers," as well as a new introduction by the translator of the work. Although not stated as such, the 300 copies appeared in a number of different bindings, some with, and some without the slipcase. Snakeskin copies such as this, in the slipcase, are amongst the most desirable of the issues. Fine in Fine Slipcase.
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 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 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.
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...
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...