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New Catalog Number 97 from Pratum Book Company -- "History Folklore Religion Philosophy"

Pratum Catalog 97

Those of you who spent any time at Fields Book Store between our 75th Anniversary remodelling in 2007 and our closing in 2013 will be familiar with Pratum Book Company. At that time we entered into a consignment partnership with Todd Pratum, an esoteric book dealer since 1981, and featured a great many of his books on our shelves. The books ranged from rare antiquarian tomes bound in vellum to unusual scarce works of scholarship or esoteric experience to well-selected and attractively priced paperbacks.

Todd Pratum is well-known for his incredibly well-researched catalogs of book offerings which he has been issuing over the decades. He has just issued Catalog Ninety-Seven. As Fields Book Store has partnered with Todd for a number of these catalogs in the past, we would like to promote his new catalog even though he is working independently on this one. It features an excellent selection of well-chosen books, and a wealth of knowledge about both the books and the subject matter.

Regardless of whether you are looking for inexpensive items such as David Standish's history of ideas about the "Hollow Earth" or something as rare as Ephriam George Squier's "Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley" from 1848, you will find much of value here.

You can find the Pratum Book Company web site here (where you can sign up for his mailing list), and Catalog Ninety-Seven itself here. There are images from the Catalog on Tumblr here.

Please note, all inquiries about books and sales in Catalog Ninety-Seven should go to Pratum Book Company (knowledge@pratum.com) and not Fields Book Store.

International Postage Rates Rise Again

Please note that shipping via International Flat Rate Priority Envelopes has increased in price. Shipment to Canada is now $22.00, and shipping to other countries is now $26.00.  Shipping via International Flat Rate Boxes have also increased. Medium boxes to Canada are $45.00, and to other countries $66.00 without optional insurance. Large boxes to Canada are $60.00, and to other countries $86.00 without optional insurance.

Newsletters and rare book catalogs coming soon

Flying Owl

We've got some electronic catalogs of rare books coming soon, as well as finally getting the newsletter rolling.

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There's some tasty material there, so be sure not to miss it.

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Our Last Day At 1419 Polk was February 28, 2013.

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LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick
Forrest, Adam (ed)
Azoth Press

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...
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Price: $59.00

The Accidental Shaman: Journeys with Plant Teachers and Other Spirit Allies The Accidental Shaman: Journeys with Plant Teachers and Other Spirit Allies
Charing, Howard G
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company



Price: $16.95

The Luminous Stone: Lucifer in Western Esotericism (Western Esotericism in Context) 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...
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Price: $58.50

Norse Mythology Norse Mythology
Gaiman, Neil
W.W. Norton & Co. Inc.



Price: $25.95

The Voynich Manuscript The Voynich Manuscript
Clemens, Raymond
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...
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Price: $50.00