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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

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: Printed for the Author, by H.L. Galabin, Ingram-Court, Cavendish Square, 1800. FIRST EDITION.

A FINE COPY in contemporary binding with marbled panels (and matching end papers) and leather title label. Marvelous foldouts and plates with a special engraved folding frontispiece of Vishnu, Brahma, and Shiva, and five additional folding engravings of quality, plus numerous head and tails, and en texte, symbols from the... more

Price: $575.00

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

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

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: $1,650.00

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

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: $575.00

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: $750.00

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: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longman, 1836. FIRST EDITION.

Rebound in a sturdy cream linen cloth with matching gilt title label; A VERY GOOD+ SET. First published in London, the first volume appearing in 1833, and the second in 1836. Six plates. [xxxi], 1386 pages, indexed. Small folios. Always rare due to the destruction of the first edition by... more

Price: $3,500.00

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. With original Massey letter laid in, and protected by archival mylar. V. I:... more

Price: $950.00

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

Boston: W. Elliot Woodward, 1869. Scarce First Edition of only 275 copies. Large Paper Issue within the Edition of which only 25 were produced, this being number sixteen.

Top edge gilt. Some light external rubbing on the corners; slight foxing to a couple of pages only. Half leather with corners, and marbled boards, recased with a new spine and endpapers; VERY GOOD+ copy, sound and tight. 306 pages. An appendix to the volume includes complete transcripts of interrogations... more

Price: $650.00

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: $519.00

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

Bath: Robert H. Fryar, 1897. FIRST EDITION. Limited to 100 copies of which this is number 44.

In wraps as issued; some edge chipping to cover; internals clean and tight; VERY GOOD+ rarity. Fryar did the first part of Gabalis in 1886. He also published Kingsford and Westcott in small run editions which are now difficult to find in the original. 101 pages plus additional errata page.... more

Price: $349.00

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

Seattle: Trident Books, 2010. DeLuxe full leather editions of which there are said to be less than twelve, and hand numbered 141.

Bound in full black polished calf; A FINE COPY with marbled end papers; blacked all edges, ribbon marker, in fine slip case. Featuring a stunning blind impression of a pictorial Pentagram of the Horned God on the front panel, and set off by the title in gilt. Nicely illustrated, with... more

Price: $977.00