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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

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: $1,500.00

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

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

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: 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. ... more

Price: $3,200.00

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

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

Tysoe: Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks, 1987. Limited to 250 hand numbered, hand bound copies and signed by the publisher, Adam McLean, this being copy number 95.

A FINE COPY bound in full faux leather, and one of the early ones. Fully illustrated. With an Introductory Essay by Hildemarie Streich. Translated by Joscelyn Godwin who included a preface. 184 pages. Octavo. ... more

Price: $444.00

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

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

London: First Impressions (Mandrake Press & Holmes), 1992. Limited Edition, hand-numbered, with marker ribbon and marbled boards, of which th is copy 37.

Marbled end papers; quarter bound in leather; silk marker; A VERY FINE COPY. Crowley work is dedicated to "Chicago May", a notorious criminal who referred to herself as the "Queen of Crooks." Square octavo. ... more

Price: $144.00

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/The Hague: East-West Publications & New Lebanon: Omega Publications, 1982-2011.

A FINE SET IN DUST JACKETS. 5919 pages, all volumes indexed. Tall octavo. Consisting of all the talks, lectures, sayings, and writings of the Sufi Master. ... more

Price: $295.00

The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers,1973. FIRST EDITION.

A Very Good+ Premium Cloth Set in dust jackets. V. I: Andreae's Life, World-View, and Relations with Rosicrucianism and Alchemy, V. II: The Chymische Hochzeit [attributed to Christian Rosencreutz or Johann Valentin Andrea] with Notes and Commentary, International Archives of the History of Ideas, 55. Facsimile full page plates. 576... more

Price: $425.00

Seattle: Trident Books, 2010. DeLuxe full leather editions, and hand numbered.

Bound in full black polished calf; A FINE COPY with marbled end papers; blacked all edges, and a ribbon marker. Featuring a stunning blind stamp of a pictorial Pentagram on the front panel. Nicely illustrated with designs by Louis Breton, including a fold out frontispiece, title page red/black, and bibliography.... more

Price: $850.00

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 is 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