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Padua: Paulum Frambottum, 1639. FIRST EDITION.

Bound in contemporary calf with banded spine and gilt panels. Front and rear panels are blind stamped. Front free end paper has penciled notes of former owner and is very informative regarding the history, location and rarity of the volume. A FINE COPY with crisp and clean text with the... more

Price: $725.00

New York: Clark, Austin & Smith, 1854. FIRST EDITION.

In blind stamped Victorian cloth binding with chipping near top edge of spine; with some foxing and an edge stain (not affecting text) in the rear of volume; A GOOD COPY or better. 283 pages. Small octavo. ... more

Price: $165.00

Seattle: Ouroboros Press, 2002. Special Subscriber's Edition of twenty five numbered copies in slip case.

Bound in full leather with marbled end papers & ribbon marker. A MINT COPY. Translated from the Arabic. 174 pages, including appended list of original subscribers. Octavo. ... more

Price: $1,075.00

London: Chapman and Hall, 1922-1923. FIRST EDITION.

Light dusting to the covers, but free of stains, markings, or any serious defects: A VERY GOOD+ SET of the rare periodical in which can be found many of Spare's most profound drawings and lithographs. Literary contributions by Alec Waugh, Aldous Huxley, Laurence Houseman, Ford Madox Ford, Rabindranath Tagore, Joseph... more

Price: $675.00

Kingston-upon-Thames: Institute by the Coombe Springs Press, 1963-74.

A VERY GOOD SET, including Volumes Six through Ten hardbound, but missing only issue Vol. XI, no. 1. Vol. IV, no. 3 has a facsimile cover. The issues in the cloth bound volumes are crisp and clean, and there are no marking or marginalia in the entire collection. Bennett was... more

Price: $569.00

Paris: George Steinheil, 1885. FIRST EDITION.

Quarter bound in contemporary marbled boards and Vellum with corners; leather title with gilt compartments; A VERY FINE COPY. Text in French. Frontispiece of Berthelot under original tissue. Title page and two plates printed in red. Engraved head and tail pieces throughout. Important volume in Alchemical studies. Dorbon-Aine 302; Caillet... more

Price: $450.00

London: Printed by M.S. for H. Blunden at the Castle in Corn-hill, 1650. FIRST EDITION.

A FINE COPY, bound in gold calf and marbled boards. A wonderful engraving on page 140 of a zodiacal circumference of fine quality and complexity. 325 pages, the latter section being an alphabetical contents list. Buddecke 104. ... more

Price: $3,875.00

London: Printed for M. Richardson, in Pater-noster Row, 1764. FIRST EDITION.

Small folio bound in full leather with banded spines and leather label with gilt titles. Portrait frontispiece, hand colored Tree of the Soul, and the Origin of Things and the Proofs of Christ are present and fine condition. Small signature in an old hand on original front free end paper.... more

Price: $2,750.00

Bath: Printed by S. Hazard, for T. Mills, Bookseller, Wine-Street, Bristol, 1755.

Quarter leather with corners and marbled boards; rubbed to the panels; binding is very firm and spine titles bright; volume free of marking or staining; A FINE COPY. Includes the following treatises: Of True Repentance; Of True Resignation; Of Regeneration of the New Birth; A Dialogue Between a Scholar and... more

Price: $1,075.00

London: Printed by John Streater, for Giles Calvert, and are sold at his Shop at the Black Spread Eagle at the West-End of Pauls, 1656. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH.

Bound in full leather, perhaps mid to late 19th century; new end papers and strengthening of the volume in general; frontispiece not present; some occasional marginal notes in pencil of scholarly value as well as the notes on the rear end papers in the same hand; leather label on spine... more

Price: $1,325.00

Amsterdam: R. und G. Weitstein, 1718.

Marbled end papers; A VERY GOOD or better copy. The volume is cased in a clean, tight, true vellum. Binding has a blind stamped pattern on the panels and backstrip. The title is hand written in a clear hand: JACK BOHMES SCHRIFTEN. A full-page engraving as the frontispiece (recto), and... more

Price: $2,150.00

London: Fulgur Limited, 2018. DeLuxe Edition of 35 Copies of which this number 14.

Small bump to one corner of solander case; else, A FINE COPY, bound in beveled full limp Vellum with ties, custom textured end papers, and laid into a fleece lined black silk clamshell case with gilt titles. Each copy is hand numbered, signed and dated by Mr. Bransford, who also... more

Price: $577.00

Zurich: June, 1939. For Private Circulation only. FIRST EDITION.

Cloth and marbled boards; A VERY GOOD+ VOLUME of bound printed typescripts prepared and issued to the participants. One of whom was John Layard, and this was his copy. 59 one sided leaves. Quarto. "This index includes a word index, a digest of the Dreams and Visions arranged chronologically, and... more

Price: $425.00

UK: Privately printed for the Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia, 1930-38.

Three volumes, half bound uniformly in scarlet leather with matching buckram panels; titles are gilt with bands; some occasional foxing in the prelims the volumes; else, A FINE SET. This was editor Bristowe's copy with his name on the fly of Volume Two. Very rare with contributions by many members... more

Price: $1,600.00

Seattle: Ouroboros, 2009. DeLuxe Vellum Edition.

A FINE COPY, bound in full Vellum, with gilt insignia, front and rear, and banded red and gold titles. Translated by Darius Klein. Illustrated. 138 pages. Small 8vo. Scarce. ... more

Price: $519.00

Bombay: D.H. Sykes, 1871. FIRST EDITION.

Presentation copy by Burgess to Major General J.S.R. Forlong with Forlong's marginal notes appearing throughout the volume. Binding shows some spotting from fish along the rear panel, and lightly at the front; reinforced with binding tape at the spine; else, A VERY GOOD+ COPY with internals free of staining. Illustrated... more

Price: $525.00

Paris: Lucien Dorbon, 1912. FIRST EDITION.

Some handling to the bindings, else, A VERY GOOD+ SET in publisher's original cloth without defect or internal markings. 11648 entries with large foldout of subjects tipped to rear of Volume III. Volume I: 531 pages. Volume II: 533 pages. Volume III: 767 pages. Tall octavos. ... more

Price: $400.00

Berkeley & Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1968. FIRST EDITION.

Touch of wear to top corners; internals crisp, clean and tight; Very Good+ or better cloth copy of the true first edition in lightly rubbed first state dust jacket and custom green end papers. Castaneda's very scarce first book, and the first of the Don Juan series. Issued in a... more

Price: $350.00

Londini: Sumptibus J. & T. Pote, E. Ballard, C. Bathurst, J. & F. Rivington, S. Crowder, & T. Longman, 1773.

Title page printed in red and black; rebound in a beautiful golden leather; text clear of foxing and free of marking; A FINE COPY. With 26 foldout maps (but missing Palestine following page 91) of the ancient world. [viii], 180 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $450.00

Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press, 1910-11. Eleventh Edition. Together with both the 1922 and 1926 supplements

A FINE SET, and the only complete version of this legendary work, a work particularly strong in the religions, philosophies, sacred art and history, and mythology of the Ancients. Both Supplements were originally issued as such, individually. However, the publisher combined the 1922 supplement with the original 29 volumes to... more

Price: $1,650.00