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A hand written note on the rear of the half title reads: "This is the original manuscript and it has never been published. 24 Dec. 1885. Wm. C. Edlon Searjeant." As an alternative to Ashmand's translation, this text may provide a greater insight into

Ptolemy's system. The volume is quarter bound in leather and boards with corners; rubbed to the exterior. The manuscript is in a pleasant hand though showing some fading at this date. A FINE RARITY. Searjeant was responsible for THE ASTROLOGER'S GUIDE (Lilly and Bonatus) which was published by Redway in... more

Price: $2,850.00

London: Printed for M. Richardson, in Pater-noster Row, 1764. FIRST EDITION.

Small folio bound in full leather with banded spines and leather label with gilt titles. Portrait frontispiece, hand colored Tree of the Soul, and the Origin of Things and the Proofs of Christ are present and fine condition. Small signature in an old hand on original front free end paper.... more

Price: $2,750.00

Amsterdam: R. und G. Weitstein, 1718. The volume is cased in a clean, tight, true vellum. Binding has a blind stamped pattern on the panels and backstrip. The title is hand written in a clear hand: JACK BOHMES SCHRIFTEN.

Marbled end papers; A VERY GOOD or better copy. A full-page engraving as the frontispiece (recto), and is composed of three circles (showing the three worlds of Jesus, Man and chaos) within a larger circle upon which is printed: "Gott Ausser Natur, und Creatur. Undgard Eiwige Freyheit." These circles are... more

Price: $2,244.00

Zurich: Spring, 1934 - Winter, 1939. FIRST ISSUE. Privately printed for the participants of the Seminar.

Bindings show very slight wear; VERY GOOD+ or better copy of this rare Jungian item. "This report is strictly for the use of members of the Seminar with the understanding that it shall not be circulated. Dr. Jung expressly asks that it not be lent, nor may any part be... more

Price: $1,975.00

Zurich: November, 1940 - December, 1941 (Vol. I) & May - July, 1941 (Vol. II). For Private Circulation only. FIRST EDITION.

Very light fading around edges of marbled boards; buckram spines bright; A FINE SET, bound printed typescripts [original multigraphs] prepared for, and issued to the participants. Volume I: 157 pages. Volume II: 129 pages. With illustrations. 4to. Edited by Barbara Hannah. John Layard's [who attended] copy -- with occasional penciled... more

Price: $1,950.00

London: Printed by M. Flesher for Thomas Fickus, bookseller in Oxford, 1682. FIRST EDITION.

Bound in a contemporary calf with a red morocco label. Joints are fragile; A VERY GOOD and clean copy. A Translation of: "Commentarius in aurea Pythagoreorum carmina", but is not to be confused with the Rowe translation which was issued a quarter century later. (liv) 166, [2] pages. Crown 8vo.... more

Price: $1,950.00

Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press, 1910-11. Eleventh Edition. Together with both the 1922 and 1926 supplements

A FINE SET, and the only complete version of this legendary work, a work particularly strong in the religions, philosophies, sacred art and history, and mythology of the Ancients. Both Supplements were originally issued as such, individually. However, the publisher combined the 1922 supplement with the original 29 volumes to... more

Price: $1,750.00

London: Xoanon, 2005. Limited edition of 576 hand-bound in sage green cloth of which this is number 540. Signed by Daniel Schulke.

FINE PREMIUM CLOTH COPY. with 57 illustrations. 520 pages with glossary. Royal 8vo. & copper foil stamped front panel. Royal 8vo. ... more

Price: $1,689.00

Kings Beach: Thelema, 1990. One of the thirty-three hand bound copies, this copy unnumbered, but signed by Helen Parsons Smith below the foreword, for JD Holmes in return for a favor granted.

A FINE COPY, bound in violet leather. with gilt symbol on front panel and custom matching end papers. Colored frontispiece. [xviii], 60 pages. Tall 8vo. ... more

Price: $1,675.00

Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus, 1922. Limited First Edition of 50 copies of which this is number 46. Special Leather Edition.

Bound in full royal blue goatskin with gilt device on front panel; two original errata slips, one is tipped, the other laid in; bookplate of Jacob Hugo Tatsch, the Masonic author and historian, and member of the Quatuor Coronati Lodge, London; A FINE COPY in what appears to be a... more

Price: $1,650.00

London : Printed for private circulation, 1854. FIRST EDITION. Limited to 500 copies only, this one hand-corrected by the author.

Original Victorian blind stamped binding with lengthy titles in gilt; new end papers; A FINE COPY. A presentation copy by Walton to an institution with his long hand written inscription on verso, plus his explanation of seven properties of Nature, On front panel: "Elucidation of the Sublime Genius and Theosophian... more

Price: $1,500.00

UK: Privately printed for the Societas Rosicruciana in Anglia, 1930-38.

Three volumes, half bound uniformly in scarlet leather with matching buckram panels; titles are gilt with bands; some occasional foxing in the prelims the volumes; else, A FINE SET. This was editor Bristowe's copy with his name on the fly of Volume Two. Very rare with contributions by many members... more

Price: $1,500.00

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: $1,500.00

London: Bernard Quaritch, 1893. Author's Proof Copy.

Hinges strengthened, front and rear; A VERY GOOD COPY. The author's proof copy, especially printed for him, and containing numerous corrections and notes in his hand, some pages are entirely re-written. One four page section in O'Neill's hand is bound in. Sepia frontispiece. Numerous woodcuts in the text and drawings... more

Price: $1,500.00

London: Printed [by Samuel Richardson] for J. Osborn and sold by C. Rivington, C. Davis, T. Longman, T. Astley, S. Austin, C Hitch, J. Wood, and C. Woodward, near St. Paul's, etc., 1740. FIRST EDITION.

Bookplate of G.W.F. Gregor, a sometime Esquire of Cornwall, and lord of the manor at Trewarthenick House; old inscription top of front free end paper; text free of defect; A FINE SET, bound in full leather with sectioned spine with title and dentelles, paneled in gilt with double lines. Translated... more

Price: $1,500.00

London: Printed for John Hook at the Flower-de-luce, against St. Dunstan's Church in Fleetstreet; and Thomas Edlin, at the Prince's Arms, against Exeter-Exchange in the Strand MDCCXXII. FIRST EDITION.

Rebound in red cloth with leather titles; internals tight and free of marking; A VERY GOOD COPY. [xii], 348 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $1,450.00

London: Printed by John Streater, for Giles Calvert, and are sold at his Shop at the Black Spread Eagle at the West-End of Pauls, 1656. FIRST EDITION IN ENGLISH.

Bound in full leather, perhaps mid to late 19th century; new end papers and strengthening of the volume in general; frontispiece not present; some occasional marginal notes in pencil of scholarly value as well as the notes on the rear end papers in the same hand; leather label on spine... more

Price: $1,325.00

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: $1,250.00

York Beach: Samuel Weiser, 1999. One of 33 numbered copies, signed by the late Donald Weiser, of which this is copy number three.

Bound in full black leather with bands and dentelles, custom marble end papers, and red and gilt title label; A FINE COPY. 414 pages, plus additional index and works by the author. A stunning binding. Octavo. ... more

Price: $1,250.00

Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1980. Number three in the series, this 81/250 signed and hand bound by Adam McLean.

A FINE VOLUME, bound in full faux leather with the characteristic darkening of the pastedowns in the early volumes of this remarkable series. Edited, with a Commentary, by Adam McLean. With sixty seven beautifully hand colored plates by Mr. McLean. Printed on the blue text sheet of the bona fide... more

Price: $1,250.00