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The Hermetic Museum Restored and Enlarged. Most Faithfully Instructing All Disciples... ( 2 vol) (Out of Print)
by Waite, Arthur Edward
Binding: Hardcover with dust jacket
Book ID: A48192, A48192
London: John M. Watkins, 1953. Facsimile reprint Hardcovers. 2 Volumes. Large octavos. xii + 358pp & viii + 322pp. Original black cloth with gilt titling to spine and upper board. Gilbert B7. Edition limited to 250 numbered sets, of which this set is number 125. A major collection of alchemical texts, originally published in Latin in 1678. Waite edited and revised the text of an exisiting privately prepared translation, and first published this, also in an edition of 250 copies, in 1893. This is an exact photolithographic reprint of that edition. Edges lightly rubbed, very slight fading to cloth at lower spine, page edges slightly darkened otherwise a lovely bright near Fine set in VG dust jackets. (Dust jackets a bit darkened at spines, spine ends lightly chafed and chipped, not clipped). Scarce in this edition.
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...
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 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