New & Forthcoming
Directions & Parking
Shipping & Returns
Astrological Optics: Natal Astrology (New)
by Angelus, Johannes
Publisher: Renaissance Astrology
Book ID: RAST6, RAST6
Usually available in 1-2 weeks
Johannes Angelus' Astrological Optics, published in 1655, is a fascinating look at traditional natal astrology. What is most interesting about it is the listing of images for each of the 360 degrees of the Zodiac. In the 9th degree of Libra, for example, the image is a man holding a sword over his head in his right hand. "It signifies a litigious person." - Astrological Optics at 33. By comparing the degree rising in a natal chart we can get useful information about the person and their character. However, this 360 degree listing has an even more enthralling use, as the basis for personalized talismans. By using these degree images we can personalize and focus a talisman to a very degree of a person's natal chart. Fantastic!
Astrological Optics also provides a complete description of the meaning of each of the 7 planets in the 12 houses and the 12 signs, plus the aspects of each planet with Mercury and the meaning of the Ascendant in each of the 12 signs. But don't take my word for it -- Astrological Optics comes highly recommended by the master astrologer, William Lilly!
Renaissance Astrology Facsimile Editions is pleased to present Astrological Optics in its first publication in three hundred years.
A invaluable source for traditional natal astrology and natal based talismans. 200 pages original material in a facsimile version of the 1655 original. very clean copy, 8.5 x 11 inch format.
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
Beyond the Mauve Zone. Enhanced Edition.
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,...More
The Blazing Dew of Stars
Smith, David Chaim
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...More
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...
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...