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

VERY GOOD+ or better cloth volume in vinyl protector. 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. Tall 8vo. 174 pages. ... more

Price: $325.00

London: Fulgur Limited, 2018. DeLuxe Edition of 35 Copies of which this number 14.

Small bump to one corner of solander case; else, A FINE COPY, bound in beveled full limp Vellum with ties, custom textured end papers, and laid into a fleece lined black silk clamshell case with gilt titles. Each copy is hand numbered, signed and dated by Mr. Bransford, who also... more

Price: $577.00

Salem, NH: Salem House, 1985. Limited edition of 125 hand numbered copies only. This copy number 20 with the trump card, Judgment, mounted on the front panel..

All edges gilt; original onion skin separators at the prelims; all plates in extraordinary color; edge of the gold end papers does show some discoloration from a possible chemical reaction to the glue(?) in the binding; else, a full FINE COPY, finally bound in blue goat skin. Many of these... more

Price: $375.00

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

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

Paris: Chez H. Agasse, 1795. FIRST EDITION.

Original cloth edition with homemade protective jacket; A VERY GOOD+ COPY. Twenty two plates [folding], frontispiece, and 16 pages of text. 4to. ... more

Price: $379.00

Seattle: Ouroboros Press, 2002. Special Subscriber's Edition of twenty five numbered copies in slip case.

Bound in full leather with marbled end papers & ribbon marker. A MINT COPY. Translated from the Arabic. 174 pages, including appended list of original subscribers. Octavo. ... more

Price: $900.00

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 for R. Royston in Ivy-Lane, and N. Brooks in Cornhill, 1665. FIRST EDITION.

Quarter bound with corners in calf and marbled boards; spine is paneled with Masonic emblems and title label in black leather; end papers are a matching marble to the boards; A FINE COPY. Some focus on the Zohar and Kabbalistic inferences. With copperplates and engravings. bookplate of the London Lodge's... more

Price: $1,150.00

S, Malo: Printed for L.H. Hovius & Sons, 1786.

A VERY GOOD VOLUME, bound in full leather with substantial wear to the edges; binding firm; front and rear free end papers not present; title page and a few prelims show edge browning, otherwise, internals are clean, bright, and free of marking. 269 pages. 16mo. ... more

Price: $477.00

Paris: Lucien Dorbon, 1912. FIRST EDITION.

Some handling to the bindings, else, A VERY GOOD+ SET in publisher's original cloth without defect or internal markings. 11648 entries with large foldout of subjects tipped to rear of Volume III. Volume I: 531 pages. Volume II: 533 pages. Volume III: 767 pages. Tall octavos. ... more

Price: $400.00

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

Privately published at the Jungian Institute in Zurich, and not to be distributed, 1947.

Original typescript, bound in cloth; VERY GOOD or better in cloth and boards. Robin Waterfield's copy with his signature on fly leaf. A privately issued set of restricted lectures originally intended only for a select group of prominent English Jungian psychologists. "The following lectures are an extract from my thesis... more

Price: $350.00

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

Bordeaux: De L'Imprimerie D'Andre Brossier, 1821. FIRST EDITION.

Quarter bound leather and boards with gilt bands and titles; A FINE COPY. With fourteen full page plates and figures en texte. The plates, many of which are folding, and frontispiece, are beautifully executed. [xl], 296 pages. Tall octavo. With Dorbon-Aine sticker on rear pastedown. Scarce. ... more

Price: $525.00

Thame: First Impressions [Mandrake Press & Holmes], 1992. Limited Edition of 25 numbered copies only.

A FINE CLOTH COPY, custom bound for Holmes in blue cloth in an edition of twenty five copies only, hand-numbered and initialed by the publisher, on the verso. Colored frontis, and exact in text and size as the first printing from which this was shot, Being the Equinox, Vol. III,... more

Price: $450.00

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

New York: Boehme Society, 1952-54.

Original journals bound in sturdy cloth; book plate of Henry Finch; VERY GOOD+ COPY, the original wraps and covers bound in pebbled cloth boards. Printed by Dr. Muses using a typed plate transfer method in sepia ink. Some of the most astute Behmenist research produced, including an examination of Freher,... more

Price: $425.00

London: Reeves & Turner, [1867]. FIRST EDITION.

Rebound in a sturdy cloth with slight wear; gilt title; binding very firm; no markings; A VERY GOOD+ COPY. Attribution by symbol of dot inside circle on the title page. 614 pages, indexed. Small thick octavo. Very scarce, and most difficult to locate in this condition. ... more

Price: $450.00

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