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London: Philip Wellby, 1902. FIRST EDITION. Presentation copy, signed by Waite, on bastard title.

VERY GOOD or better copy in cloth binding with decorated front panel and spine; deckled edges; foxing to the prelims; very occasional pencil markers; frontispiece collotype plate under tissue in monotone green by Isabel DeSteiger, and a vignette at rear in black ink sometimes ascribed to Frederick Carter. The cover... more

Price: $544.00

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: $444.00

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

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

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

New York, [1875]. Privately issued in an edition of 100 copies only.

A FINE TALL FOLIO in double space typescript with all illustrations and blurbs hand drawn in pencil. Paper fragile with an occasional minute edge tear along the bottom edge. 150 pages. An exceptional work explaining the ancient wisdom in the light of East and West, including the Hermetic Schools and... more

Price: $975.00

London: Longman & Co., 1824. FIRST EDITION.

In original binding with front board detached; some light foxing at the prelims and foldouts, but otherwise crisp and clean; A binding copy which could be very special in new leather and boards. 118 pages, plus errata. Octavo. ... more

Price: $375.00

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

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

Los Angeles: Philosophical Research Society Press, 1936. The Sixth Edition.

A FINE COPY, quarter bound in cloth and batik boards and printed on a fine rag paper. There were 2200 copies of the original "Big Book" printed, and far more common than this edition. This printing .was, the first to be issued in black and white after the color plate... more

Price: $477.00

London: By author & Westley and Davis, 1836. FIRST EDITION.

Cloth bound with missing backstrip; otherwise, a GOOD copy with three fold-out plates, and list of subscribers. Scarce and solitary edition, and apparently the only work by this author. Octavo. ... more

Price: $450.00

Dublin: Graisberry and Campbell, 1807. FIRST EDITION.

Joints are tender, but holding; quarter bound in calf with marbled boards and corners; stamped spine with leather title label; internals exceptionally clean and tight; GOOD+ or better. ... more

Price: $500.00

London: Sherwood, Gilbert, and Piper, 1835.

Original binding blind stamped with paper spine label (lightly chipped at top of spine without loss); A FINE COPY, mostly uncut, and an original state binding with label. 342 pages plus two page catalogue. Tall Octavo. The Zadkiel referred to in the sub-title was Richard James Morrison (1795-1874), a London... more

Price: $375.00

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1907. FIRST EDITION. Edition was limited to five hundred copies only.

Minor wear at top and bottom of spine and tips; otherwise, A FINE SET, bound in publisher's reddish-brown cloth with Illustrations. Map. Panels have been tooled and inked in black with spine titles set off in gold. V. I: [iv], 544 pages. V. II: [iv], [545]-944 pages. Tall 4to. ... more

Price: $750.00

Edmonton: J. Mead, 2001. LIMITED EDITION of FIVE copies only.

In hand bound hardcover, sewn; VERY FINE COPY in fine dust jacket. Excellent study of the Zoharic symbolism and the mystery of 777, this being the Kabbalah of Frater Kadosh.. One of only five cloth copies as per Jeffrey Mead. 152 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $350.00

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

Seattle: Ouroboros, 2009. DeLuxe Vellum Edition.

A FINE COPY, bound in full Vellum with gilt insignia, front and rear, and banded red and gold titles. Translated by Darius Klein. Illustrated. 138 pages. Small 8vo. Scarce. ... more

Price: $425.00

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

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

Manchester:] Printed for the Chetham Society, 1851. FIRST EDITION.

Original publisher's cloth, blind stamped panels, with gilt titles; A VERY GOOD+ COPY without defect or markings. Contains additional material pertinent to the study, including papers connected to the John Milton family, Epistolary Relics of Lancashire, and Cheshire antiquaries. Each part separately titled and paginated. With two facsimiles. [iv], 83,... more

Price: $375.00