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  • Author: Waite, Arthur Edward.

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London: George Redway, [York Street, Covent Garden], 1886. FIRST EDITION.

Extremities are rubbed; binding in royal blue with bevels and lines; structure is a bit shaken; gilt titles and "Pentacle of Faust" on front panel are bright; internals are clean and free of marking; A VERY GOOD or better cloth volume. Pagination: [1-xliv]; 352; [xxxv]. The latter section "A Catalogue... more

Price: $3,900.00

London: James Elliott, 1893. FIRST EDITION.

Some light foxing at the prelims; A FINE COPY, bound in full leather (goat skin) with bands and gilt titles. Tooling on inside panels, and a superb end paper of muted gold florettes; all edges gilt. This was Waite's personal copy, bound especially for him as a gift from publisher,... more

Price: $925.00

London: George Redway, York Street, Covent Garden, 1886. FIRST EDITION.

Quarter bound in blue calf and boards with black leather spine label with gilt title stating: "The Mysteries of Magic | Eliphas Levi". New end papers; note on half title by a previous owner regarding a copy seen in a Birmingham shop; very light and minor stain at the top... more

Price: $575.00

London: Philip Wellby, 1902. FIRST EDITION. Presentation copy, signed by Waite, on bastard title.

VERY GOOD or better copy in cloth binding with decorated front panel and spine; deckled edges; foxing to the prelims; very occasional pencil markers; frontispiece collotype plate under tissue in monotone green by Isabel DeSteiger, and a vignette at rear in black ink sometimes ascribed to Frederick Carter. The cover... more

Price: $544.00

New York: E.P. Dutton & Co. 1937. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION.

Bound in white cloth with vellum finish, a variant not listed by Gilbert. A FINE COPY. Frontispiece portrait of Waite; twenty three half tone plates, further illustration en texte, and 123 engraved vignettes as head and tail pieces. 658 pages, indexed. Square 8vo. Gilbert A45(b) cites this edition as red... more

Price: $479.00

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, and Co., 1897. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged.

Binding in royal blue with red lines and beveled edges; gilt titles and the "Pentacle of Faust" on front panel; internals are clean and free of marking; enamel end papers are in good order; A VERY GOOD+ or better cloth volume. Four wood engraved vignettes. [xvi], 524 pages, indexed, plus... more

Price: $350.00

London: George Redway, 1887. FIRST EDITION.

Bookplate; A VERY GOOD+ cloth volume with deckled edges. 446 pages. Gilbert A5. This is binding variant C. Gilbert says that one of the motives of the book is to answer the findings and ideas of Hargrave Jennings. Redway catalogue (40 pages) appended. Small 8vo. ... more

Price: $300.00

New York: Samuel Weiser, 1969.

A FINE CLOTH VOLUME in Very Good+ dust jacket. 414 pages, indexed. Royal octavo. ... more

Price: $269.00

London: Theosophical Publishing Society, 1894.

A FINE CLOTH COPY with beveled edges, with a stamped front panel with black titles over a rising Sun as per the secondary binding. Tall 4to. 240 pages. Gilbert A11 (secondary binding) which see for a most interesting issuance history, this variant being issued in November, 1894 at 5s, 6d.... more

Price: $250.00

London: George Redway, 1896. FIRST EDITION.

Top edge of spine shows minor chipping, but titles are bright with original gilt; binding edges beveled; fore and bottom edges left deckled (uncut); internals are fine and without marking, foxing or other defect; A VERY GOOD+ copy with a blind stamped design on front panel. Small octavo. Gilbert B17... more

Price: $225.00

London: William Rider and Son, 1915. FIRST EDITION.

Spine sunned; light edge wear; internals bright and clean; VERY GOOD+ cloth edition. Gilbert says, "Waite's personal favourite among his own works, and the only one to explain in anything approaching a comprehensible manner his own views on mysticism and mystical experience." 331 pages. Gilbert A29. Octavo. ... more

Price: $200.00

London: Theosophical Publishing Society, 1902. FIRST EDITION.

Ex-Masonic Library with minimal markings consisting of pressed stamp on the title page, a label removed from spine, and a pocket on the rear pastedown; A VERY GOOD CLOTH COPY in the original cloth binding as per Gilbert A17. Frontispiece half- tone of the Sephirotic Scheme. [xx], 508 pages, indexed.... more

Price: $165.00

London: William Rider, 1914. Second issue.

A FINE COPY with blind stamped title within blind border on front panel. Small octavo. Gilbert B17(b) who says the volume was made up of the sheets of the first edition with the title cancelled. 211 pages, indexed. Octavo. ... more

Price: $165.00

London: William Rider & Son, 1925. FIRST PRINTING.

A FINE COPY in dark blue cloth with gilt titles. 301 pages, indexed. Gilbert A38. ... more

Price: $165.00

London: James Elliott, 1893. FIRST EDITION.

Very light foxing at the prelims; internals without stain or markings; rear hinge repaired at some distant date; edges deckled as per Gilbert B11; front panel has the remnant of a spot near the vignette; A VERY GOOD CLOTH COPY. 153 pages. Small octavo. ... more

Price: $145.00

London: John M. Watkins, 1970. Limited to 500 copies.

FINE CLOTH COPY IN FINE DUST JACKET. 153 pages. 8VO. ... more

Price: $144.00

London: Theosophical Publishing House, 1927. FIRST EDITION.

Internals show minor foxing, but no marking; joints and hinges tight; A GOOD CLOTH COPY in dust jacket. Gilbert A40. [vi], 176 pages. Small 4to. ... more

Price: $125.00

London: Kegan Paul, Trench and Trubner & Co., 1923. FIRST EDITION.

Original binding as issued surrounded by mylar protector; internals free of defect or marking; VERY GOOD CLOTH COPY. Gilbert A36 [variant blue boards]. [viii], 334 pages. Tall octavo. ... more

Price: $125.00

New York: Alfred . Knopf, 1923. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION.

A VERY GOOD+ CLOTH COPY in publisher's original decorative ornamental binding. No markings or defects. Gilbert A36b. [viii], 334 pages. Tall octavo. ... more

Price: $110.00

London: Theosophical Publishing Society, 1902. FIRST EDITION.

Ex-Masonic Library copy; signature on title page; no further marking; binding firm; spine lightly sunned A VERY GOOD COPY. Frontispiece of the Kabbalistic Scheme. [xx], 508 pages, indexed. Octavo. Gilbert A17. ... more

Price: $100.00