Ali Puli [attributed]; Englished by J.W. Hamilton-Jones [translator].
The Epistles of Ali Puli (circa 1700 AD).
London: John M. Watkins, 1951. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Ali Puli, or Alipili, is the attributed author of a number of 17th-century alchemical and hermetic texts, however doubted as a fabrication in occult science by many including A.E. Waite. Ali Puli was likely the nom de plume for Johann Otto... Item #9648
Indonesia: Early 20th century. Unique. Hardcover. The 'pustaha' [named by the Batak people of interior province of northern Sumatra, Indonesia] are manuscript books constructed and composed by their "datu" or magicians and healers. Origins of the pustaha remain somewhat clouded to non-indigenous research, although, records of provenance date to the... Item #9148
Imps, Demons, Hobgoblins, Witches, Fairies and Elves.
New York: Pantheon, 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. Tight, bright, and unmarred. DJ bright and clean. Quarterbound, cream cloth spine, black paper boards, red ink lettering, in blind decorative element, red endpages. 8vo. np [46pp]. Illus. (color plates). Large dated inscription by Baskin taking more than half the ffep. Item #7687
Crowley, Aleister (here as George Archibald Bishop).
White Stains: The Literary Remains of George Archibald Bishop, A Neuropath of the Second Empire [Fine Binding].
Amsterdam: Leonard Smithers, 1898. Limited Edition/First Edition. Hardcover. "Written by magician and occultist Aleister Crowley and published clandestinely in 1898, White Stains is a collection of verse tracing the demise of a fictitious poet, George Archibald Bishop. His biography is given in the Preface. Crowley wrote White Stains as a.... Item #9154
High Falls, New York: Maureen Cummins, 2010. Limited Edition. Hardcover. "Salem Lessons" was printed and produced by Maureen Cummins in the Winter and Spring of 2010, with typographic assistance from Kathy McMillan. The project is a collaboration between Cummins and the poet Nicole Cooley, based on research done at the... Item #9247
de Saint André, François; Robert-Marc Despilly [publisher].
Lettres de Mr. de St. André, conseiller-medecin ordinaire du Roy; a quelques-uns de ses amis, au sujet de la magie, des malefices et des sorciers. Où il rend raison des effets les plus surprenants qu'on attribue ordinairement aux démons; & fait voir que ces intelligences n'y ont souvent aucune part; & que tout ce qu'on leur impute, qui ne se trouve ni dans l'Ancien, ni dans le Nouveau-Testament, ni autorisé par l'Eglise, est naturel ou supposé.
Paris: Chez Robert-Marc Despilly, libraire, 1725. First Edition. Full Calf. François de Saint André was medical counsel to King Louis XIV and author of treatises on various diseases and remedies. He wrote extensively about magic, spells and sorcerers, to prove that "the possessed and the sorcerers are often sick people... Item #9292
Sauk City, WI: Arkham House, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. DJ illustrated by Frank Utpatel. Seventeen stories, first published in “Weird Tales” and other magazines, reputedly all the science fiction stories written by the co-founder of Arkham House. Tight, bright and unmarred. DJ bright and clean. Black cloth boards, gilt lettering... Item #5313
Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers.
[Oyster Bay, NY]: Glass Mountain Pamphlets [Feminist Press], . First Edition. Original Wraps. First published by the [Feminist Press in 1972], it is an essential pamphlet about the corruption of the medical establishment and its historic roots in witch hunters. Reprinted and reissued in several imprints over the last 40... Item #9633
Ann Arbor, MI: Circle Books, . Revised edition. Original Wraps. Astrological and solar charts for various famous and historical individuals in history. Tight, bright, and unmarred. Bound in original wraps, little signs of wear, one crease and toning to back cover. 275 pages, illustrations. Item #9652
Oregon: Arcane Wisdom Press, 2016. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Cover art by Caniglia and book design by Larry Roberts. "Like every other grad student at Miskatonic University, Owen Merrill knows about the Great Old Ones, the nightmare beings out of ancient legend that H.P. Lovecraft unearthed from archaic texts and turned... Item #9096
Camptonville, CA: Heathen Way, 1987. First Edition. Original Wraps. Scarce neo-pagan zine with a Norse/Odinist heathen slant. Includes reviews and essays on pagan topics. Unmarred in original wrappers. Staplebound zine in yellow wraps. Partial cup stain on cover. 16 pages + illustrations, advertisements. This is volume 4, number 3. Item #9632
Northampton, MA: Dan Kelm, 1994 . Limited Edition. The creation of Templum Elementorum (Sanctuary of the Elements) was initiated by an invitation in 1995 to produce a book for the Smithsonian Institution Library exhibition Science and the Artist’s Book. Inspired by Biringuccio’s De la pirotechnia (On working with fire), first... Item #9530
Lipschutz, Yael; with contribution by William Breeze and Susan Pile.
Cameron: Songs for the Witch Woman.
Los Angeles, CA: Cameron Parsons Foundation, Santa Monica/MCA, Los Angeles, 2015. First Edition. Hardcover. This limited edition catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition "Cameron: Songs for the Witch Woman," organized by Yael Lipschutz, and presented at MOCA, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, California, October 11, 2014-January 11, 2015... Item #9302
West Warwick, RI: Necronomicon Press, 1985. First Edition Thus. Original Wraps. This story appeared in a 1943 issue of Weird Tales magazine. First published by Necronomicon in 1977, this is the "Motion Picture Edition" Barest touch of shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright, and unmarred. Blue printed paper wraps, black ink... Item #6956
Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm (M.O.V.P.E.R.).
“Welcome Prophets” Meeting Tapestry.
[Unknown]: c. 1940s. Freemason tapestry circa 1940s from a social organization for Master Masons, known as The Mystic Order of Veiled Prophets of the Enchanted Realm (M.O.V.P.E.R) founded in 1890, also known as The Grotto. The order was originally called the "Fairchild Deviltry Committee," and at the first meeting it... Item #9095
Osman's Palmistry Instructor, or Easy Method of Reading Hands A Practical and Original System of Self-Instruction in the Science of Palmistry; whereby Everyone's Character, Past, Present and All Future Affairs of Life Can Be Easily Read; Disease Diagnosed, etc.; Profusely illustrated.
New York: Leo S. Osman, 1899. First Edition. Original Wraps. Interesting pamphlet covering naturopathic medicine and palmistry sciences through the "language of the hand." Independent practitioner and healer, Leo Osman promoted sexual and health magnetism, occult forces, and spirit aurapathy. A trade not uncommon in the late 19th century occult... Item #9649
Philadelphia, PA and London: J. B. Lippincott Co. 1932. Second Printing. Hardcover. Vivian Robson is a well-known English astrologer who combined a practical knowledge of mathematics and astronomy with a thorough knowledge of traditional astrology. This is the first volume of Robson's "Astrological Series" covering the Radix system which presumes... Item #9650
Chicago, IL: A.C. McClurg & Co. 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. Six stories of Ancient Ireland. Music for the book was arranged by Geraldine G. Saltzberg. Marah Ellis Ryan published "The Druid Path" later in her life, after a slew of romantic Western novels of Native American life and romance in... Item #9647
Shad Alliance (Sound-Hudson Against Atomic Development).
New Rising Sun: a No-nuke and Ecological newsletter.
New York: Shad Alliance, 1989. First Edition. Original Wraps. "The SHAD Alliance (Sound-Hudson Against Atomic Development) was a coalition of more than 20 local groups of people in southern New York State who were concerned about nuclear proliferation, low-level radiation, the nuclear fuel cycle, and the possibility of nuclear accidents... Item #9634
Occult Psaligraphy: The Hidden Art of Papercutting.
Seattle: Ouroboros Press, 2013. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. In Occult Psaligraphy, Von Tulien expresses these magical states in a series of over 100 papercuts. This bi-lingual text in English and German, includes introductions by the artist and publisher William Kiesel, who speaks to the practice of papercutting in diverse esoteric... Item #9007
Sublimatas: The First Book of the Xaosis Trilogy [Deluxe Edition].
Verdum, QC: Xaosis, 2013. Limited Edition. Hardcover. This edition contains an additional chapter on "Daemonic Language", and a number of black & white images, not included in the standard edition. Standard edition was 72 copies and all are out of print. The book deals with Satanic black magic in the... Item #9094
Waite, Arthur Edward [author]; Emmett McLoughlin [writer of introduction].
A New Encyclopedia of Freemasonry (Ars Magna Latomorum) and of cognate instituted mysteries: their rites, literature and history with an introduction by Emmett McLoughlin. Two Volumes in One.
New York: Weathervane Books, 1970. Combined edition. Hardcover. A comprehensive view of the history, the literature, and the myths concerning Freemasonry, with comprehensive explanations of Masonic rituals and symbolism. Master magician Arthur Waite covers every topic related to the order of Freemasonry from Acacia to Zohar. A necessarily compilation for... Item #9653
Pioneer Prophetess: Jemina Wilkinson, the Publick Universal Friend.
Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. "Jemima Wilkinson (29 November 1758 - July 1, 1819) was a charismatic American Quaker and evangelist, born in Cumberland, Rhode Island to Quaker parents. When suffering from a severe illness and in a fever, she declared she had died and was... Item #9635