• Topic: Antiquarian

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Colorado: Falcon's Wing Press, 1961. FIRST EDITION.

Colored frontispiece; Superb mint copy with dust jacket in the original onionskin wrap applied at time of printing -- never opened. 305 pages plus errata slip laid in wrapping which was done by Dr. Muses and this volume was purchased from his library. ... more

Price: $575.00

Tokyo: Board of Tourist Industry; Japanese Government Railways, 1934-42.

In wraps as issued; color plates tipped to front panel and colored frontispieces; all volumes are illustrated throughout with black and white and colored plates; A VERY GOOD OR BETTER SET with some occasional light wear to individual volumes, a few owner names; ten with the original glassine jackets. These... more

Price: $569.00

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

London: Vincent Stuart, 1952. FIRST TRADE EDITION.

Some foxing along fore edge; internals firm and free of marking; A Very Good or better set in the very scarce dust jackets which have the necessary "In Three Volumes" below the inside blurb. The fourth and fifth volumes put in their appearance some years later. 1226 pages. ... more

Price: $539.00

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

Amstelodami (Amsterdam): Gerardus Borstius, Bibliopola, 1683. FIRST EDITION.

Bound in full vellum, but peeled at top of spine and top rear panel; early owner's signatures on front free end paper and title page in old hands; well engraved vignettes, head and tail pieces and occasional initial; minor edge and marginal stains with no text effected; A VERY GOOD... more

Price: $477.00

Sydney: John Sands Limited, 1912. FIRST EDITION. Presentation copy: "From the Author".

Rebound with leather labels and new end papers; A FINE COPY & scarce. (xxv), 498 pages with appendix and index paginated separately. Eighty one plates and illustrations, nine folding. Royal Octavo. ... more

Price: $450.00

London: Printed for J. Newbery, at the Bible and Sun opposite the North Door in St. Paul's Church-yard; and B. Collins, Bookseller, on the New Canal in Salisbury, 1753. FIRST EDITION.

With an appendix containing some account of their various superstitious observances by astrology, prodigies, auguries, auspices, oracles, &c. in which the origin of each are pointed out. As also a short historical account of the rise of altars, sacred groves, priests, and temples. By a gentleman of Cambridge. Rebound in... more

Price: $450.00

Paris: Le Editions de Cres et Cie., 1930. FIRST EDITION.

Quarter bound in caramel calf with matching marbled boards; original title bound in; matching marbled ends; text excellent without defects; A FINE COPY. 347 pages with an excellent bibliography. Well illustrated with rare photographs including the frontispiece of Kamakura. Tall 8vo. This copy belonged to Charles Muses with his stamp... more

Price: $375.00

New York: Lucis Trust, 1944-77. Approximately two hundred issues stretching across three decades.

VERY GOOD or better, but not a continuous run. Many articles by Alice and Foster Bailey, plus other luminaries of the Arcane School. Excellent supplement and resource for questions arising from Mrs. Bailey's books. Approximately thirty pounds weight. ... more

Price: $350.00

New York: MacMillan and Co., 1894. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION.

Title page browned from tissue over the frontis; rebound in dark blue premium cloth with leather title label; top edge gilt; brown spotting top of fore edge not effecting text; printed on coated enamel stock; A VERY GOOD+ volume. Small quarto. Marvelous illustrations, plus foldout map. A treasury of ancient... more

Price: $300.00

Adyar: Theosophical Publishing House, 1951. Third and Enlarged edition.

A FINE CLOTH COPY. Edited by C. Jinarajadasa and assisted by Elizabeth Preston. With 230 illustrations, many in color. 396 pages, plus addenda and errata. Tall Folio. ... more

Price: $295.00

Salem, NH: Salem House, 1985. DELUXE LIMITED EDITION.

Bound in full blue goat skin with magnificent style; each volume with a card inset into front panel; all edges gilt; original onion skin separators at the prelims; all plates in extraordinary color; A FINE COPY. Edge of the gold end papers shows some discoloration. Limited edition of 125 hand... more

Price: $289.00

Edinburgh: Magnum Opus, 1980. Limited to 250 copies only, hand-bound and numbered of which this is number 214.

A FINE VOLUME, bound in a faux leather & illustrated throughout. Edited by Adam McLean. Translated by Fiona Tait. Octavo. ... more

Price: $277.00

NY: Garland Publishing, 1976.

A FINE CLOTH COPY.Reprint of the edition printed for S. Waterson, London, of the translation by Robert Dallington[?] of the first part of "Hypnerotomachia Poliphili". From Garland's superb series, The Renaissance and the Gods, of which this was number 15. Garland issued fifty three rare titles in fifty five volumes,... more

Price: $277.00

Damascus: Dar Tlass, 1991. First Printing.

Tall paper volume as issued; VERY GOOD+. 304 pages. Highly controversial work regarding a murder in Damascus in 1840, and the blood accusation of the Jews which followed. The author was at one time the Syrian Defense Minister. Scarce, controversial item. ... more

Price: $277.00

London: Alexander Moring Limited [DeLaMore Press], 1931. Limited to 500 copies only.

Bound in cloth and boards; internals clear and firm; binding shows small spot lower half inch of rear board; else, A VERY GOOD or better copy. With an introduction by .Beatrice Saxon Snell. Re-set, but verbatim, issue of Weigall's esoteric astrology essay published in London, 1649 by George Whittington. ... more

Price: $250.00

Tokyo: Maruzen & Co., 1916. FIRST EDITION.

A VERY GOOD+ CLOTH VOLUME with deco front panel. Twenty illustrations. Bibliography. [xii], 172 pages, indexed. Royal octavo. ... more

Price: $250.00

Edmonds: Sure Fire Press (Holmes Publishing Group), 1993. Limited to 200 copies only, hand-numbered, signed by the publisher.

FINE CLOTH COPY issued without dust jacket. Engraved foldout frontispiece. Translated by John Sparrow and his cousin, John Ellistone. One of the first of Boehme's works to be made available in English, it had a powerful effect on the thought of the mid-17th century. Includes two additional offerings: "The Clavis"... more

Price: $244.00

Ann Arbor: Jackson, 1994. Limited to 100 signed and numbered copies of which this is number eight. There was also an edition of 1000 wrappered copies, unsigned.

A VERY FINE COPY of this sale catalogue in hardcover with illustrated boards. Publicity post card for one of Miller's books is laid in rear. Jackson was a former editor of JOURNAL OF THE INTERNATIONAL. ASSOCIATION OF BUDDHIST STUDIES when he was at Carleton College. ... more

Price: $225.00