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London: William Rider and Son, 1924. FIRST EDITION.

Title page in red and black; cloth binding superb with the gilded cross of the Rosicrucians on the front panel; top edge gilt; A FINE COPY. Sixteen full-page plates in halftone. 649 pages plus index. Small 4to. Gilbert A37(a). ... more

Price: $450.00

Edmonton: J. Mead, 1999-2000. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION of 25 copies only.

All volumes bound in the Japanese style, a hallmark of this excellent private press; A FINE SET. 741 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $400.00

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

Padua: Paulum Frambottum, 1639. FIRST EDITION.

Bound in contemporary calf with banded spine and gilt panels. Front and rear panels are blind stamped. Front free end paper has penciled notes of former owner and is very informative regarding the history, location and rarity of the volume. A FINE COPY with crisp and clean text with the... more

Price: $725.00

London: Printed by T.W. Fox for H. Blunden at the Castle in Cornhill, 1650. FIRST EDITION.

A FINE COPY of a scarce title. Bound in full Morocco with beautiful and intricate spine work; tips show slight rubbing; titles, rules, and vignettes very bright; both works has a separate title page; an old auction slip laid on front pastedown; marbled end papers; minor edge chip on front... more

Price: $4,500.00

Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1966. FIRST EDITION.

A FINE CLOTH SET IN DUST JACKETS. 2065 pages with twenty four plates. and a folding table, plus addenda. Octavo. ... more

Price: $344.00

London: The Stourton Press, 1947. Limited First Edition of 356 copies only of which this is number 234.

Shows some light handling; else, A VERY GOOD COPY in custom cloth with leather spine label, deckled edges, and custom end papers. 179 pages. 4to. ... more

Price: $135.00

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: $150.00

London: John M. Watkins, 1912. FIRST EDITION. Cecil B. DeMille's copy with his bookplate on front pastedown.

Slight rubbing to the edges of the dark green buckram; titles clear and bright section along rear hinge shows repair; internals excellent; VERY GOOD+ CLOTH VOLUME. Introduction by C.C. Massey. 475 pages. Small quarto. ... more

Price: $375.00

Paris: George Steinheil, 1885. FIRST EDITION.

Quarter bound in contemporary marbled boards and Vellum with corners; leather title with gilt compartments; A VERY FINE COPY. Text in French. Frontispiece of Berthelot under original tissue. Title page and two plates printed in red. Engraved head and tail pieces throughout. Important volume in Alchemical studies. Dorbon-Aine 302; Caillet... more

Price: $450.00

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

Birmingham: W.J. Cosby; Universal Press, 1893. Of this Re-issue of only 600 copies have been printed; 500 of which are on thick antique paper, and 100 on a special Dutch handmade paper, each copy numbered, this being copy 37.

In original publisher's binding of quarter paper covered boards and mock vellum with paper title label chipped at the edges; title page reading "London: Sold by Robert Triphook and Thomas Rudd, 1822" is printed red and black; edges deckled; touch of foxing; type re-set; A VERY GOOD or better volume.... more

Price: $375.00

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: 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

Los Angeles: Hall Publishing, 1931-32. Limited edition of 3000 copies of which this is number three.

Signed by MPH on front free end paper; second gift presentation by previous owner below Mr. Hall's; bound in cloth and boards with titles in red on front panel; minor shelf wear and rubbing to edges and panels; else, a VERY GOOD+ COPY in small folio. Illustrated by J. Augustus... more

Price: $350.00

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: $1,979.00

Birmingham: W.J. Cosby; Universal Press, 1893. Of this Re-issue of only 600 copies have been printed; 500 of which are on thick antique paper, and 100 on a special Dutch handmade paper, each copy numbered, this being copy 77.

Bound in green Morocco and marbled boards, with banded compartments, and gilt titles; edges left deckled as intended; title page printed red and black; A FINE COPY of a scarce Thomas Taylor edition who translated this work from the original Latin. [xix], 213 pages. Tall 8vo. ... more

Price: $750.00

Bombay: D.H. Sykes, 1871. FIRST EDITION.

Presentation copy by Burgess to Major General J.S.R. Forlong with Forlong's marginal notes appearing throughout the volume. Binding shows some spotting from fish along the rear panel, and lightly at the front; reinforced with binding tape at the spine; else, A VERY GOOD+ COPY with internals free of staining. Illustrated... more

Price: $625.00

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: $250.00

London: A. Lewis [Baskerville], 1925-26. FIRST EDITION, second issue.

Small folio printed black and red on Japanese paper bound in crimson silk cloth; A FINE CLOTH SET in fine slipcase. Numerous plates and illustrations throughout in this work on the Chinese secret societies, their rituals and symbols, with Masonic undertones. The frontispiece of Volume I is a colored plate... more

Price: $350.00