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Li Chi Book of Rites. Encyclopedia of Ancient Ceremonial Usages, Religious Creeds, Social Institutio (Out of Print)
by Legge, James
Book ID: A25535, A25535
New York: University Books, 1967. First Edition Thus Hardcover. Small 4to. Two volumes. 479 pp & 491 pp. Purple cloth spines with gray cloth boards, gilt title etc to spines. The Li Chi (Li-Ji) 'Classic of Rites' which outlines the ceremonies, customs, social institutions, court ceremonies and rituals of the Zhou Dynasty is considered one of the Five Classics of the Confucian canon. It is believed to have been assembled by a number of leading Confucian scholars during the "Warring States Period" and was re-edited by Dai De and his nephew Dai Sheng during the first century BCE. The text of this edition is that published by Oxford University Press in 1885 as Vols. XXVII and XXVIII of "The Sacred Books of the East" and also designated as Parts III and IV of "The Text of Confucianism" Old "new" stock - an unused set. Spines very lightly faded, light shelf dust, otherwise Fine condition. VG slipcase rubbed and chafed at edges with light shelf dust.
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.
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...