ABRAXAS, Issue V: International Journal of Esoteric Studies.
London: Fulgur Limited, 2014. Limited Edition of 300 copies only. A FINE COPY IN FINE DUST JACKET. This custom cloth limited edition has gilt stamped vignette designed by Panos Tsagaris, and includes an ORIGINAL signed and hand-numbered print by Bea Kwan Lim. The newest issue of this exceptional journal, a weaving together of the esoteric views, enlightened Academia, and contemporary arts, literature, poetry and symbolism. Once again, the new issue will be a large quarto volume matching the specifications and quality of the previous issues with over 180 pages, and the usual outstanding color work to accompany the texts, and special typography. Contents: Olivia Robertson: A Visionary Life by Caroline Wise; A Brief History of the Use of Spirits in European Occultism by Stephanie Spoto; Mycology by Madeline Cass; De Vermis in Se by Max Razdow; John Augustus Knapp: Modern Master of Occult Illustration by Ken Henson [those of you familiar with Manly Hall's BIG BOOK will recognize the name of this artist who provided the original color plates in that classic volume - JDH]; Marrasio's Masque translation by Merlin Cox -- illustrated by Gromyko Semper; Black and White & Gold All Over: An Interview with Panos Tsagaris with Pam Grossman; Musings on Breath by David Blank; The (Not Entirely) Lost 'Art of the Apothecary': Abramelin Oil and Ancient Perfumery by Ioannis Marathakis; Blind Love by K Lenore Siner; Victor Brauner at the Crossroads of Magic and Chance by Jon Graham; La Villa dei Misteri Arrington de Dionyso ; Esoteric City: Theological Hermeneutics in Plato's Republic by Edward Butler -- with photography by SF Said; Sonnet of Comte de Saint-Germain, translated by Sebastian Hayes; Nihilalia: In Conversation with Bea Kwan Lim with Randall Morris; A Brief History of Witchcraft: Inquisitors & Witches by Ian Pyper; Games of Fate: Aby Warburg's Mnemosyne, being Plate 23a Silvia Urbini; Oversoul by Joanna Pallaris; Hidden in Plain Sight: Joséphin Péladan's Religion of Art by Sasha Chaitow; Bené-Satan by Sasha Chaitow; Isis and Taweret with tomb of Hafiz by Adela Leibowitz; Meeting Le Maître: An Introduction to the Art of Michael Bertiaux by Ariock Van de Voorde; Antinous and Glykon: The Gods of Good Hair in Late Antique Anatolia by P. Sufenas Virius Lupus. Plus many extraordinary plates and illustrations in color and monochrome. Tall 4to. 180 pages. (Item ID: FUL-A5d)