Lima, Peru: Editorial Mercurio, 1973. First Edition. Original Wraps. Part of a series on magic(k), published in Peru as part of the Serie Zoroastro, other titles include Magia Blanco, Magia Rojo... This is an introduction to what the compilers are calling "black magic" which is basic magical understandings of divination... Item #9953
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
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
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
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
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
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
London: British Museum, . First Edition. Staplebound. Facsimile issue of remnant sections of the Book of the Dead papyri housed at the British Museum. Staplebound (left side) leaves with original pictorial printed cardstock covers. Some minor loose leaves in rear and rusty staples, bump to upper left corner, otherwise a.... Item #9950
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
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