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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 25 numbered copies in slip case & [V2] Seattle: Ouroboros Press, 2007. Limited to 500 copies of which this is number 253.

Bound in full leather with marbled end papers & ribbon marker. A MINT COPY. 174 pages, including appended list of original subscribers. Translated from the Arabic. Binder's slip laid in instructing how best to accommodate the volume to environmental conditions. An elusive edition. Volume Two bound in full leather with... more

Price: $1,577.00

Los Angeles: At the Press of the Pegacycle Lady for the Globe Book Store, 1975. Limited edition to 250 numbered copies of which this is number 105.

A FINE COPY, bound in quarter cloth and marbled boards with spine label. Limited edition to 250 numbered copies of which this is number 105. ... more

Price: $269.00

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: $925.00

Paris: George Steinheil, 1885. FIRST EDITION.

Quarter bound in contemporary marbled boards and Vellum with corners; leather title with gilt conpartments; 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: $544.00

Amsterdam: R. und G. Weitstein, 1718. 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.

Marbled end papers; A VERY GOOD or better copy. A full-page engraving is the frontispiece (recto) and is composed of three circles (showing the three worlds of Jesus, Man and chaos) within a larger circle upon which is printed: "Gott Ausser Natur, und Creatur. Undgard Eiwige Freyheit." These circles are... more

Price: $2,644.00

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: $3,500.00

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 engraving is not present, but a facsimile is laid in; some occasional marginal notes in pencil of value as well as notes on the rear end papers in the... more

Price: $1,325.00

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: $550.00

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 among the volumes; else, A FINE SET. This was Bristowe's copy with his name on the fly of Volume Two. Very rare with contributions by many members of the Society.... more

Price: $1,500.00

New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1882. FIRST EDITION.

Decorated symbolic front panel in gilt; binding excellent; internals free of marking; A FINE COPY. Two full color moveable volvelles of the Zodiac and Summer Solstice, fine and complete. A volvelle, or wheel chart, is a paper construction with rotating parts. With additional illustrations by the author. 117 pages. Quarto,... more

Price: $1,350.00

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: $422.00

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: $750.00

Paris: Lucien Dorbon, 1912. FIRST EDITION.

A Very Good+ set 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: $425.00

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: $429.00

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: $1,979.00

Xoanon Publishing, 2009. Limited Edition of 111 copies.

Full morocco binding in custom oak box; A MINT COPY. Completed in early 2004, the Sermon formed a portion of the 'Monadic Transmission' series of texts originally issued in hand-written, hand-illustrated editions of one copy only. This unique grimoire concerns the sorcerous precept of Unfettered Desire, as expounded in parable... more

Price: $1,122.00

Edinburgh: Privately printed, 1885. Collectanea Adamantaea VI. Limited edition of 275 small paper copies only.

Rebound in red cloth with mylar protector; internals fine and firm; edges left deckled; binding cloth shows slight mottling; title page printed red and black; A FINE COPY. Edited by Edmund Goldschmid. 162 pages. Small octavo. ... more

Price: $269.00

London: Longman & Co., 1824. FIRST EDITION.

In original binding with front board detached; some light foxing at the prelims and foldouts, but otherwise crisp and clean; A binding copy which could be very special in new leather and boards. 118 pages, plus errata. Octavo. ... more

Price: $375.00