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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: $2,450.00

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

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

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 very firm and spine title bright; volume free of marking or staining; A FINE COPY. Small 8vo. Scarce and found in few holdings. ... more

Price: $1,250.00

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: $450.00

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. 180 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $875.00

London: William Pickering, 1837. FIRST EDITIONS in two volumes bound together.

Early 20th century cloth binding with rubbing to panels; tight and firm; internals fine; VERY GOOD+. Inquiry volume: [2), 134 pages with frontispiece. Chronology volume: [2], 134 pages and two foldout plates. Particularly informative on the Orphic mysteries. Small 8vo. I.P. Cory was Thomas Taylor's literary executor. ... more

Price: $344.00

London: First Impressions (Mandrake Press & Holmes), 1992. FIRST EDITION. LIMITED EDITION of 50 copies, hand-numbered, this one being number 35.

Quarter bound in leather with marbled end papers and ribbon place marker. A FINE COPY. At the time of this First Impression printing, this volume of Crowley's had not appeared in print. As this is an exact facsimile of the Yorke copy at the Warbusrg, there is copious marginalia and... more

Price: $544.00

Boston: W. Elliot Woodward, 1869. Scarce First Edition of only 275 copies. Large Paper Issue within the Edition of which only 25 were produced, this being number sixteen.

Top edge gilt. Some light external rubbing on the corners; slight foxing to a couple of pages only. Half leather with corners, and marbled boards, recased with a new spine and endpapers; VERY GOOD+ copy, sound and tight. 306 pages. An appendix to the volume includes complete transcripts of interrogations... more

Price: $522.00

Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1890. FIRST EDITION.

Wear to the edges and top and bottom of spine; A VERY GOOD COPY. Former owner Charles Humberd (author of "Tycho Brahe's Island", an offprint which is bound in and signed by Humberd) has included much additional data on the half-title re: Brahe, Dreyer, etc. Together with: An autograph of... more

Price: $1,200.00

New York: Appleton and Company, 1858. FIRST PRINTING.

A FINE COPY, rebound in black Morocco and premium cloth boards with gilt titles and dentelles; internals free of marking or any difficulty. A panorama of subjects including the Great Gods; Sun-worship; Fire-worship; Light; Cosmogony; Philosophy; The Logos, the Only-begotten and the King; Genesis and Exodus; The Garden; Polytheism; Brahmanism... more

Price: $325.00

Bruxelles: Auguste Wahlen, 1825.

Quarter bound in blond leather with marbled boards; A FINE SET. Volume I: ii, 323 pages. Volume II: ii, 329 pages. Folding frontispiece of Egyptian Zodiac at Denderah. While often reprinted after the first edition of 1797, this particular Wahlen Brussels edition is quite scarce. 12mo. Just 2 copies in... more

Price: $277.00

London: E. Weil, 1949. FIRST EDITION, limited to 200 copies only.

VERY GOOD or better in the original cloth binding. Thick small 4to. 669 pages with 16 plates in the rear. Kraus sold the Duveen collection (or the majority of it) to the University of Wisconsin. Most listings have annotations and referrals. Kraus catalogue is VERY GOOD. ... more

Price: $475.00

Seattle: Ouroboros Press, 2013. Limited Edition of 72 copies only, the Liber Rubaeus.

Hand bound in full calf, and named the Libri Rubaeus binding; spine bands; lined panels; marbled end papers; A VERY FINE COPY. 128 pages. Small octavo. ... more

Price: $444.00

Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1984. Limited to 250 hand-numbered and signed copies of which this copy 38.

Edinburgh: A FINE COPY, hand-bound in faux caramel leather. Commentary by Adam McLean. Translated by Patricia Tahil. Number nineteen in the series. [vi], 130 pages. 8vo. Emblematic cards in sleeve mounted at rear pastedown. ... more

Price: $450.00

Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1982. Limited to 250 hand-numbered and signed copies of which this is number 139,.

A VERY GOOD+ COPY bound in faux leather with the tell-tale binding glue darkening of early McLean's, but hardly excessive. Illustrated, Translated by Patricia Tahil With all illustrations. 89 pages. ... more

Price: $477.00

London: Printed for Humphrey Mosely, at the Prince's Armes in St. Paul's Churchyard, 1659. FIRST EDITION.

Ex-libris, withdrawn (rather bad form by Harvard as it was originally bequeathed in 1875 by James Walker, DD, a former president of the college, whose plate remains on the front pastedown); rebound in plain brown cloth; much foxing, browning and other discoloration throughout the text but collates complete without textual... more

Price: $4,900.00

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1883. FIRST EDITION.

Matching green cloth, gilt stamped, together with a titled slipcase; A VERY GOOD or better set with a slight marginal stain in Volume II. The splendid chart and case are in very good condition with some rubbing to the edges only. Illustrated with two colored maps, seventeen full page plates,... more

Price: $1,677.00

Edinburgh: Privately printed (Turnbull and Sparks), 1897. FIRST EDITION. Limited to 200 copies only of which this is a presentation copy.

Bound in light blue cloth with gilt titles and blind stamped lines; custom decorated end papers; edges deckled; frontispiece portrait of the General under tissue; light rubbing at the edges; else, A FINE COPY -- a rare presentation copy from Mrs. Forlong to her friend, Lady Moore, at Christmas, 1897.... more

Price: $577.00