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The Flowering of Mysticism: The Friends of God in the Fourteenth Century

By Rufus M. Jones

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1939. cloth, hard cover. brick-red with gilt to spine. nice bookshop label to ffep. minor tanning to each pastedown from printer's adhesive. no other flaws. clean. no markings. no bumps or exterior wear. strong binding.; states first printing.270pp., various 14th century religious mystical movements and their leaders.. First Edition /First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


The Truth About Spiritualism

By William S. Sadler, M.D.

Chicago: A.C. McClurg Co., 1923. hard cover, dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and cover. several indents to back board, two to spine, two to board edge, none perforate the cloth or are progressive. circular blindstamp to corner of title page. no other flaws or wear. clean, no writing or markings. sturdy, sound binding. comes in a folded-on mylar dust jacket.; states, published november, 1923 on copyright page, and has 1923 on title page., vii-211pp. a well received, serious assessment of spiritualism.; often quite scarce in the original edition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Voices in the Dark: Esoteric, Occult and Secular Voices in Nazi-Occupied Paris 1940-44. Including Transcripts of Gurdjieff's Wartime Meetings

By William Patrick Patterson

Fairfax, CA: Arete Communications, 2000. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., no flaws or wear. clean, no markings. no bumps, tears. tight binding.; front free endpaper has author's signature plus an eight digit number, no gift inscription.; 342pp., b/w photo section.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine Plus/Near Fine Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


The Voice on the Mountain: A Story for Those Who Understand

By Marie, Queen of Roumania

NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. hard cover, red cloth backing over blue paper-covered boards, gilt lettering and decoration. most all pages opened, edges untrimmed., minor wear to two corner-tips. some lighter areas to blue paper on boards. else, clean, no markings, strong binding.; published several years after the trade edition to mark the queen's visit to america. this is number 121 from the edition of 600 copies.; english text. 235pp.. First Edition Thus, Limited. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Freemasonry and American Culture 1880-1930

By Lynn Dumenil

Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984. cloth, hard cover in dust jacket., small owner stamp to front free endpaper and circular owner blindstamp to half-title page claiming part of the frontispiece photo on its verso. minor rubbing to dj spine. no other flaws or wear. clean, no writing or text or exterior markings. strong binding. no tears, chips or clips.; xviii-305pp., 8 b/w illustrations. detailed, scholarly study.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Aleister Crowley: The Beast Demystified
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Aleister Crowley: The Beast Demystified

By Roger Hutchinson

Edinburgh and London: Mainstream Publishing, 1998. hardcover in dust jacket., one or two small smudges on page margins, minimal. no other flaws - no writing/names/markings, strong binding. no bumps, price intact on flap.; 216pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


TW's GM the Great Sorcar. a Photographic Monograph on His 50th Birthday.

Calcutta: All India Magic Circle, 1965. gold colored cloth boards with red lettering and decoration., small bumps to fore-corners. faint spotting to endpapers. conveys the classic fragilities of many books printed in india during this period, yet is surviving admirably.; text in english.; 176pp., illustrated profusely in b/w. contains many photographs., prologue by milbourne christopher. "first impression".; a photographic history of sorcar and his career as world famous magician.; scarce title.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Minus/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.