THE CELESTIAL ART: Essays on Astrological Magic. Special DeLuxe Edition.
Hercules, CA: Three Hands Press, 2018. Limited to fifty hand-numbered copies only of which this is number 23. Quarter bound in black Goatskin with corners; hand done marbled boards, special gilt vignette on front and rear panel; A MINT COPY in custom slipcase. Introduction by Austin Coppock. Together with: Twelve essays on specific aspects of astrological magic, featuring some of the most important voices in contemporary astrology and magic. The book examines, in no small part, the restoration of astrological magic, and the reconciliation of contemporary astrology with modern occult tradition. Among the topics of research are Vedic Astrology, Alchemy, Greek Astrological Herbalism, the Planetary Magic of the Sabians of ancient Harran, the place of the Celestial Art in early modern British Magic, and practical planetary sorcery. Illustrated, and printed on archival paper, with an introduction and index. Three original images by Seattle artist, Joseph Uccello, which were commissioned especially for this volume. 288 pages. Octavo. (Item ID: X-CAd)