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Zurich: Bibliothe`que Me´taphysique et Ethnographique, 1956 Number Six of a limited edition of 200 copies only.

In side bound tall wraps as issued; VERY GOOD. Four color plates by Ilse Rotter. Text in French. 4to. Rare. ... more

Price: $85.00

Dublin: Hodges, Smith & Co., 1865. FIRST EDITION.

Modern laid cover with title in neat pen; presentation copy by Westropp to the Earl of B (?) on end paper; three full-page plates; A FINE COPY. Dedicated to James Fergusson. ... more

Price: $95.00

Bangkok: W.H. Mundie, 1936. FIRST EDITION.

Finely rebound in premium cloth and marbled boards; A FINE COPY. With several plates accompanying each text.Translated from the French by Camille Notton, Consul of France. Three volumes bound as one. Small 4to. ... more

Price: $110.00

London: The Stourton Press, 1947. Limited First Edition of 356 copies only of which this is number 174.

A FINE COPY in custom cloth with leather spine label custom end papers, and deckled edges. This was issued prior to Fairfax Hall moving to South Africa. 179 pages. Quarto. ... more

Price: $125.00

Melbourne: Henry Tolman Dwight, 1860. FIRST EDITION.

Victorian cloth binding, blind stamped, with wear at the top and bottom of spine; rubbed, but firm; internals clean; Good copy of a scarce title with primary emphasis on the Druids, but with additional material on the Bardic tradition, and its symbols (includes a most interesting page relating the runes... more

Price: $150.00

London: Holdsworth and Ball, 1833. FIRST EDITION.

Rebound in premium cloth and marbled boards; VERY GOOD+ VOLUME. Taylor had previously written a work on the history of Enthusiasm in 1830, and those researches resulted in this further, deeper study. 515 pages, plus list. Octavo. ... more

Price: $150.00

London: Trubner & Co., 1884. FIRST EDITION.

VERY GOOD+ (most of the text remains unopened) in original Victorian cloth binding; bright titles and decorations to the back strip while both panels show decorative blind stamping; excellent plates and illustrations throughout. Two lithograph engravings. [xxvi], 259 pages, plus additional material and an index. Quarto. ... more

Price: $150.00

Pullman: Washington State University, 1982-93.

A FINE SET with Vol. One, numbers 1 & 2, and Vol. 5, No. 1 being photocopies, otherwise, the first ten volumes, being the New Series, Vol. 1, No. 1 to Vol. 10, No. 2. ... more

Price: $165.00

Cambridge: Printed at the University Press Corn. Crownfield, Printed to the University: and are to be Sold by J. Knapton, R. Knaplock, W. and J. Innys Booksellers in London, 1724. FIRST EDITION.

Nineteenth century cloth binding; bookplate; internals crisp, clean and fine; margins were left untrimmed to their original width; text free of nay marking or script; A FINE COPY. Cited in the Bodleian Catalogue of 1843 (page 7) as first printing. Lowndes 2852. [xii], 184 pages, with an index of authors... more

Price: $165.00

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

Lexington: The Anvil Press, 1953. One of 225 copies on Kelmscott paper.

Top corner slightly bumped; else, A VERY GOOD or better copy bound in Duna paper over boards by Elizabeth Kner of Chicago. The Latin text is from Eugenio Garin's 1942 edition of De Hominis Dignitate, and the English translation by Elizabeth Livermore Forbes appeared in her Renaissance Philosophy of Man... more

Price: $195.00

London: no publisher, circa 1952.

Bound in a plain brown cloth buckram which has some spotting; Very Good+ or better. Dozens of line drawings, maps, foldouts, and photos are very impressive illustrative of ley lines, hidden symbols, and megalithic monuments. A definitive, unique collection of articles put together by a researcher, circa 1951 (the UK... more

Price: $225.00

Pt. Townsend: Feral House, 2011. FIRST EDITION, and limited to 1200 copies only.

A FINE HARDCOVER VOLUME [no jacket issued] with illustrated panels. Illustrated throughout in color. 162 pages. Tall quarto. Scarce. ... more

Price: $239.00

Liverpool: Printed for Robinson & Sons, 1816. FIRST EDITION.

Leather bound (calf) with corners, marbled boards; bookplate; lightly foxed in early pages; VERY GOOD+ COPY. 428 pages. Octavo. Contains Inquisition source material, the Waldenses persecution, the Inquisition in the Far East, etc. ... more

Price: $250.00

Chicago: Bronson Canode Printing Co., 1913. FIRST EDITION.

VERY GOOD+ or better cloth volume in vinyl protector. Tall 8vo. 174 pages. Presentation copy with long inscription by DeClifford addressed to George Forman Applegate who wrote the introduction. In this presentation, DeClifford declares this copy to be the FIRST COPY from the press. ... more

Price: $250.00

Bruxelles: Auguste Wahlen, 1825.

Quarter bound in blond leather with marbled boards; A FINE SET. 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 OCLC: one in Chile and one in Holland. Volume I:... more

Price: $250.00

Boston: John Gilbert, 1832. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION.

Original binding in paper over boards; leather title label on spine; internals have occasional foxing; but overall, a VERY GOOD+ or better copy of a scarce issue. 439 pages. ... more

Price: $250.00

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

Glasgow: Office of "Light and Life", 1886.

Side bound boards; 12 issues of this rare periodical related to the Utopians, the Brotherhood of Life with emphasis on the mysticism of Boehme bound in one volume; VERY GOOD or better without marking or defect. 92 pages, double column. Extracts from Jacob Boehme, J.G. Gichtel, the first appearance of... more

Price: $275.00