Esoterica

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David F. Aberle, Harvey C. Moore, Denis F. Johnston | The Peyote Religion among the Navaho | Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Incorporated | 1966 | Subscribers’ edition in rather discoloured card wrappers, creased at lower corner of front cover, some foxing & wear to edge, no problem with text pages. | £15.00

Frater Achad aka Charles Stansfeld Jones | I. N. R. I. | Sure Fire Press | 1989 | Splash mark on unlaminated cover, light wear to cover & edge, no problem with text pages. | £18.00

Frater Achad aka Charles Stansfeld Jones | Liber 31 | Level Press | 1974 | Some wear to cover & edge, top edge of page block darkened & foxed, no problem with text pages. | £100.00

Ajati | Garland of Advaitic Wisdom | Sage Press | 2002 | Hardback in jacket. Inscribed by author. A couple of marks on ffep, outer edge of pageblock marked. | £100.00

Michael Berg | Secrets of the Zohar | Kabbalah Publishing | 2008 | Hardback in jacket. Second edition. | £50.00

Rav Berg | The Energy of Hebrew Letters | Kabbalah Centre International | 2010 | Light wear to cover & edge. | £40.00

Elizabeth Dawes & Norman H. Baynes | Three Byzantine Saints | Mowbrays | 1977 | Name on ffep, minor wear to cover & edge. | £10.00

Rene Gallant | Bombarded Earth | John Baker | 1964 | spine creased, minor wear to cover & edge, no problem with text pages & plates | £10.00

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A. S. Geden | Mithraic Sources in English | Cthonios | 1990 | Hardback, no jacket. | £50.00.

Khalilullah Khalili | Quatrains of Khalilullah Khalili | Octagon | 1981 | hardback in jacket, ready to post in UK | £15.00

Robert Kirk, Stewart Sanderson [ed] | The Secret Common-wealth & a Short Treatise of Charms and Spells | D. S. Brewer & Rowman & Littlefield for the Folklore Society | 1976 | Rough reading copy – ex-library, with usual markings, cover worn, dustjacket stuck down over cover, air bubbles are trapped under the lamination applied to the jacket, giving the book a disconcertingly bumpy feel in the hand, no problem with text pages, a cheap copy of the best edition of this fathomlessly useful work. | £10.00

T. C. Lai | Pa Ta Shan Jen : Chinese Monk-Painter | Swindon Book Company | 1987 SECOND (REVISED) EDITION—very good paperback, ready to post in UK | £100.00

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Lu K’uan Yü aka Charles Luk | Practical Buddhism | Theosophical Publishing House | 1971 | Hardback in rather worn jacket. NB: THIS BOOK HAS A NOTICEABLE SCENT OF TOBACCO SMOKE! | £50.00

Lu K’uan Yü aka Charles Luk: The Surangama Sutra | Rider | 1966 | At first glance, a handsome copy of the first printing of this significant translation, in a price-clipped jacket. But the book is permeated with a lingering scent of tobacco, & I have priced it accordingly. | £25.00

[Paul Marteau] | Ancient Tarot of Marseilles | Grimaud | nd | 78 cards & booklet, no box. Booklet is well worn, with pen notes on the back cover, trumps are worn & scuffed, their outer edges darkened by shuffling; courts & pips appear unused. Cards have a lingering scent of perfume. Characteristics of this deck: undated Grimaud copyright on all trumps except the Tower, Moon & Sun; undated Grimaud copyright on all court cards; no copyright on the pips. Titles in French only. The cards have a white background; there are two yellow dice on the Magician’s table; no tax stamp on the Ace of Coins; 1748 / B. P. GRIMAUD / 1930 is printed on the 2 of Coins; a tulip is shown in the centre of the 4 of Coins. Cards are approx. 12.5 x 6.5 cm: total thickness of deck is approx. 4 cm. Booklet is in English, with Grimaud printed on the front cover, John Waddington on the back. To the best of my knowledge, Grimaud published cards matching this description between 1940 & 1963: the English language booklet suggests that this deck was issued for export somewhen after the repeal of the Witchcraft Act in 1951. | £50.00

T.S. Maxwell | The Gods of Asia; Image, Text and Meaning. | Oxford | 1998 | 0195647335. Paperback. Reprint. Fair. Scarce. Cover is worn and discoloured, grubby on spine. Lamination is starting to peel at corners and along top edge of back cover. Fep very foxed. Most of text pages unaffected BUT there is a grubby mark in the lower margin of pl. 66 and the last plate is badly foxed. Text is clean and unmarked. Ready to post in UK. | £65.00

G. R. S. Mead | Echoes from the Gnosis Vol. VI A Mithriac Ritual | Theosophical Publishing Company | 1907 | Edge & opening & closing pages foxed, title faded from spine, small pressure mark on title page. Ownership signature & stamp of the White Eagle Lodge on ffep. Old, non-sticky, tape traces on reverse of front & back covers. I acquired this book in an engagingly home-made jacket, which I am leaving in place. | £20.00

Thomas Merton, Evelyn Waugh [preface] | Elected Silence | Hollis & Carter | 1954 | 2nd UK edition of the Seven Storey Mountain. Hardback in unclipped jacket. Jacket looks good, but a tear on the upper edge of the front cover has been fixed with sellotape on the reverse side. Spine is lightly faded. Top edge of page-block is dust-marked. Still a very good copy. | £10.00

James H. Neal | Ju-ju in my Life | George G. Harrap | 1966 | Rough reading copy – ex-library, with usual markings, cover worn, dustjacket stuck down over cover, edge dusty, a couple of page corners folded over – a cheap copy of an interesting book | £10.00

M. P. Pandit | Demands of Sadhana : Talks Based Upon the Mother’s Questions and Answers | Dipti | Paperback. | £50.00


Satyanand Paramahamsa | Four Chapters on Freedom | Bihar School of Yoga | 1979 | Card bound book in fragile wrapper. No problem with text pages | £50.00

Natsume Soseki | Zen Haiku. | Weatherhill | 1994 | Unlaminated cover is rather worn & marked. | £35.00

R. H. Stevenson [tr]. | Amiran-Darejaniani : a cycle of medieval Georgian tales traditionally acribed to Mose Khoneli. | Oxford, Clarendon Press | 1958 | Hardback in dustjacket. Reading copy only. This book has been kept in damp conditions at some time, leaving the jacket in tatty and stained condition, and the book cover discoloured, with a little transfer from the jacket. The book is also rather bowed, with blotchy foxing on the edge and endpapers. Apart from some wear to the outer edge, there is no problem with the text pages. | £20.00

Sefton B. Temkin | Isaac Mayer Wise; Shaping American Judaism | The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization/OUP | 1992| 0197100597. Hardback/dj. Very good/good. Dj slightly worn along top edge, tiny scuff on back. Ready to post in UK. | £14.00

Peter Lamborn Wilson aka Hakim Bey | Sacred Drift | City Lights | 1993 | Minor wear to cover & edge. |£50.00

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