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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

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: 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 of Pictavian pagan symbols throughout. Two lithograph engravings. [xxvi], 259 pages, plus additional material and an index. Quarto.... 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

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 book list. Octavo. ... more

Price: $195.00

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: $225.00

London: William Rider & Son, Ltd., 1923. FIRST EDITION.

Title page printed red and black; some wear to the tips; edges nicely deckled; stamped front panel; A VERY GOOD+ COPY. With five full-page plates, a colored Frontispiece, and numerous Illustrations en texte, including many Original Drawings by the Author. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ford's copy with Dearborn inscription penciled... more

Price: $225.00

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

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

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

Privately issued by translator, 1873.

Typescript copy, preserved by author and book collector, Robert E. Birdsong in 1948, as noted on the front page of the text. Annotation by Birdsong giving the date of the translation as 1873. It was bequeathed to the LOC in 1907 by the translator. Paper is yellowing, but well preserved... more

Price: $275.00

London: Hippolyte Bailliere, 1851. FIRST EDITION.

Original boards with Victorian blind stamping & modern rebacking with new title label in black and gilt; text clean and firm; A FINE CLOTH COPY with spine title label. 609 pages with index, plus the Balliere catalogue of chemistry and Mesmerism preceding the volume and the general science list which... more

Price: $275.00

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

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

Price: $275.00

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: $300.00

St. Petersburg, Russia: Trood, 1913. FIRST EDITION.

A VERY GOOD+ COPY, rebound in royal blue cloth with gilt titles; text yellowing as per usual, but free of any markings, or other defect. Ouspensky's analysis of the Trump cards. Translated by A.L. Pogossky. 65 pages. 8vo. ... more

Price: $300.00

London: David Nutt, 1897. Limited edition of SIXTY COPIES ONLY of which fifty are for sale, and SIGNED by David Nutt.

Quarter bound in vellum and boards with some yellowing to the spine; paper boards being lightly soiled; printed on hand made paper; VERY GOOD+ hardcover. Andrew Lang was the general editor of this series called Bibliotheque de Carabas and this volume was number seven in the series. Scarce Vellum Issue.... more

Price: $300.00

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: $300.00

Tokyo: Chunichi Shimbun, 1963. Limited Edition of 1000 copies.

A VERY GOOD+ SET, bound in linen with slipcase. All two hundred sixteen plates, both colored and black and white, have English descriptions. Volumes unpaginated. Small folio. Additional shipping may be required. ... more

Price: $325.00