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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. Cloth. Very Good -/Good +. The 1928 1st American edition, IN ITS UNCOMMON ORIGINAL DUSTJACKET. Tight and VG- (pronounced foxing to the preliminaries, offsetting at the pastedowns and front free endpapers) in a bright, Good+ dustjacket, with notable chipping along the spine ends and the corners, and loss to the upper… Read more
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image of Anathema of Zos: The Sermon to the Hypocrites--An Automatic Writing by Austin Osman Spare (Limited to 90 Copies)

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Blakkstarr Press Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. A lovely fine press edition of Austin Spare's "Anathema of Zos", this being #29 of only 90 copies issued. Clean and Near Fine in its string-tied, navy-blue cloth, with mounted Austin Spare self-portrait at the front panel. Beautiful hand-made endpapers and pastedowns. With wonderful full-page illustrations by Spare as well as a… Read more
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$400.00
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The Confessions of Aleister Crowley: An Autohagiography

by Aleister Crowley (Edited by John Symonds and Kenneth Grant)

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1969
Condition
Near Fine
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$750.00

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London: Jonathan Cape, 1969. Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. A very sharp copy of the 1969 true 1st edition. Solid and Near Fine (just a touch of light soiling at the lower text-block) in a crisp, price-intact, VG+ to Near Fine dustjacket. Thick octavo, edited by the formidable Kenneth Grant (the head of Crowley's Magical Order {O.T.O.} at time… Read more
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$750.00
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Salem Witchcraft in Outline

by Caroline E. Upham

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1891
Condition
Very Good
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$150.00

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Salem, MA: The Salem Press, 1891. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. The uncommon 1891 stated 2nd edition. Solid and VG in its original dark cloth, with bright, offsetting silver titling along the front panel and spine. Light wear at the front outer hinge and the front fore-edge, mild darkening to the pages, title page loose but still present (having… Read more
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Principles of Tantra: The Tantratattva of Sriyukta Siva Candra Vidyarnava Bhattacarya Mahodaya (2 Vols.)

by A. Avalon (John Woodroffe)

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2002
Condition
Very Good +
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$50.00

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Delhi, India: Shivalik Prakashan, 2002. Cloth. Very Good +/Near Fine. The 2002 "first edition with Shivalik", complete in 2 volumes. Both volumes tight and VG+ to Near Fine in crisp, Near Fine dustjackets. Octavos, the set edited by Arthur Avalon (John Woodroffe).
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image of The Private Diary of Dr. John Dee, and the Catalogue of His Library of Manuscripts, from the Original Manuscripts in the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford and Trinity College Library, Cambridge

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London: Printed for the Camden Society, 1842. Decorative Cloth. Very Good +. The very uncommon 1842 1st edition of this original publication of "two curious documents concerning Dr. John Dee", the great 16th century occut philosopher (1527-1609) who devoted much of his life to the study of alchemy, divination and Hermetic philosophy. 1) "His Private Diary, written in… Read more
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$4,000.00
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The Book of Thoth: A Short Essay on the Tarot of the Egyptians

by Aleister Crowley (The Master Therion)

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1969
Condition
Very Good +
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$300.00

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New York: Samuel Weiser, Inc, 1969. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good +. Freida Harris. A tight, well-preserved copy of the 1969 1st thus (and 1st appearance of this very important, often-reprinted Samuel Weiser edition). Tight and VG+ (just a touch of foxing at the top-edge) in a crisp, price-intact, VG+ dustjacket, with very light soiling along the front… Read more
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Phenomena of Materialisation: A Contribution to the Investigation of Mediumistic Teleplastics

by Baron Von Schrenck Notzing

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1920
Condition
Very Good
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$1,000.00

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London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1920. Cloth. Very Good. A solid, well-preserved copy of the uncommon 1920 1st English language edition (following the 1913 original printing in German). Tight and VG in its navy-blue cloth, with bright gilt-titling at the front panel and spine. Light wear to the spine ends, light scuffing along the spine. Otherwise… Read more
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$1,000.00
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Grist to Whose Mill

by Kenneth Grant

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2012
Condition
Near Fine
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$100.00

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London: Starfire Publishing, 2012. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. Kenneth Grant's first novel (written in 1952-53), "considered lost for many years and here published for the first time as a welcome addition to Grant's substantial and diverse body of work." Tight and Near Fine (with just a touch of cocking to the binding) in a crisp, price-intact, Near Fine… Read more
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York Beach, Maine: The Teitan Press, 2013. Decorative Cloth. Fine. An immaculate copy of the 2013 stated 1st edition, #222 of only 500 numbered copies issued. Tight and Fine in its rich red cloth, with bright, completely unrubbed gilt-insignia and titling along the front panel and spine. Blindstamped authors's initials at the front panel as well. Octavo, edited… Read more
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$300.00
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Seven Spheres

by Rufus Opus

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2014
Condition
Fine
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$150.00

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Nephilim Press, 2014. Hardcover. Fine. An immaculate copy of the 2014 numbered, limited 1st edition. #238 OF 1,000 COPIES ISSUED. Tight and Fine in its dark-green cloth, with pristine gilt-rule and insignia to the front panel and gilt-titling along the spine. Octavo, chapter headings include "Hermetic Cosmology", "Ritual Preparation", "Talismans", etc.
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Liber-Luciferi

by Winter Laake

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2010
Condition
Fine
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$100.00

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'The Left Hand Path', 2010. Cloth. Fine/Fine. A flawless copy of the 2010 1st edition. Tight and Fine in a bright, Fine dustjacket. Octavo, written by Winter Laake, disciple of Anton LaVey.
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The Red King

by Mark Alan Smith

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2011
Condition
Near Fine
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$250.00

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Ixaxaar Occult Literature, 2011. Decorative Cloth. Near Fine. Namtaru Creations/A. Ingman. A handsone, near-pristine copy of the 2011 1st edition. "This work is published in two strictly limited hand numbered editions. A standard edition of 999 copies bound in shimmering midnight blue cloth, stamped in gold with the Seal of the Perfect Red King of Sulphur; and a… Read more
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$250.00
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The Scorpion God: Forbidden Wisdom of Belial

by Mark Alan Smith

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2012
Condition
Near Fine
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$400.00

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Primal Craft Occult Publications, 2012. Cloth. Near Fine. Namtaru Creations. A very impressive copy of the 2012 stated 1st edition. "This work is published in two strictly limited hand numbered editions. A standard edition of 999 copies bound in shimmering mahogany silk, stamped in gold with the Seal of the Book of Forbidden Wisdom; and a special deluxe… Read more
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'Les Treatise de Magica Noir'--'The Book of Black Magic'

by Winter

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2011
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$100.00

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'The Left Hand Path', 2011. A pristine copy of the 2011 stated 1st edition. Solid and Fine in a crisp, Fine dustjacket. Octavo, written by Winter Laake, disciple of Antony LaVey.
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Coagula: A Graphic Grimmoire

by Orryelle Defenestrate--Bascule

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2011
Condition
Fine
Item Price
$200.00

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London: Fulgur Limited, 2011. Cloth. Fine/Fine. A pristine copy of the 2011 deluxe edition. #188 OF 640 COPIES ISSUED IN GOLDEN CLOTH. Tight and Fine in a crisp, Fine example of the "golden" dustjacket. Quarto, "This golden tome represents the Gold of the Alchemists: it is the Philosopher's Stone and Distillate of the Process. 'Coagula' is the second… Read more
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The Witch's Bible: How to Practice the Oldest Religion

by Gavin and Yvonne Frost

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
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$500.00

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Los Angeles: Nash Publishing, 1972. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. A crisp, very sharp copy of the 1972 stated 1st printing. Tight and Near Fine in a bright, price-clipped, Near Fine dustjacket. with just a faint hint of creasing --and one or two tiny closed tears-- along the top-edges. Thick octavo, "The first complete and authoritative inside look at… Read more
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$500.00
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The Ordines Descendens of Dr. John Dee

by Described and Edited by Peter W. Mills

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2006
Condition
Fine
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$500.00

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Somerset, England: Privately Published, 2006. Cloth. Fine. A pristine copy of the 2006 reproduction --in itself very uncommon-- and "record of a previously unknown lost volume of occult instruction originally written by the Elizabethan English scientist and oocultist Dr. John Dee (1527-c.1608)". #60 OF AN EDITION OF ONLY 236 COPIES, so indicated by the publisher's armorial bookplate/limitation… Read more
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Tantric Brute Grimoire: A Magical Grammar of the Psychopathology Stirred by the Night and Magic

by Angela Edwards

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
2012
Condition
Near Fine
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$400.00

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Aeon Sophia Press, 2012. Cloth. Near Fine. Angela Edwards. The 2012 1st edition. #47 OF AN EDITION "STRICTLY LIMITED TO 500 HAND NUMBERED EXEMPLARS". Tight and Near Fine in its purple cloth, with bright, completely unrubbed gilt-insignia and titling along the front panel and spine. Just a touch of very faint, occasional spotting to the panels, otherwise clean… Read more
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Demonographia: The Fountainhead of Diabolic Portraiture

by Collin de Plancy (Translated by Prudence Priest)

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Appledore Books, ABAA
Published
1999
Condition
Near Fine
Item Price
$400.00

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Seattle: Trident Books, 1999. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good +. Louis Breton. A handsome copy of the 1999 numbered, limited edition. #243 OF ONLY 1,000 COPIES ISSUED. Tight and Near Fine to Fine in a crisp, VG+ dustjacket, with very light creasing --and just a touch of soiling-- along the panel edges. Octavo, fold-out frontispiece, 69 high-quality engraved illustrations… Read more
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$400.00