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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

Peter F. Anson | The Pilgrim’s Sketch Books – No. 2: Forgotten Shrines of Britain & No. 3: A Pilgrimage to Brittany | Burns, Oates and Washbourne | Slim booklets with card covers. A little sunned around the spine. The pale unlaminated covers have picked up a few small marks. | £30.00 each

Toni Arthur | All the Year Round | Puffin | 1982 | Paperback reprint inscribed by the author on the ffep. A postcard, also inscribed by the author, is loosely tipped into the book. | £30.00

Leonard E. Barrett | The Rastafarians | Heinemann, Sangsters | 1982 | 0435894587 Light wear to cover. | £20.00

Francine Bernier | The Templars’ Legacy in Montreal, the New Jerusalem | Adventures Unlimited | 2001 | 1931882142 Light wear to cover & edge, edge of cover very slightly sunned. | £25.00

Jacob Bohme [Jacob Boehme], John Rolleston Earle [tr.] | De Electione Gratiae and Quaestiones Theosophicae [On the Election of Grace, etc.] | Constable | 1930 | Very good hardback, light wear to boards. | £75.00

William Caxton, F. S. Ellis [ed.] | The Golden Legend Volume Seven | Dent | 1900 | Temple Classics pocket edition in blue binding, gilt design on spine still bright, name on ffep | £10.00

Paul Claudel; Henri de Lubac, S. J. [intr.] | I Believe in God: A Commentary on the Apostles’ Creed | Harvill | 1965 | Some loss to upper edge of jacket around the spine, closed tear at upper fold of spine/back cover; pale jacket rather worn & marked. Name of ffep. Some pencil marking. | £15.00

W. B. Crow | Precious Stones | Aquarian | 1980 | 0850302064 small pale (ink?) mark on back cover | £15.00

Padmasiri De Silva | An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology | 1979 | hardback in jacket, small pencil mark in the margin of one page (there may be others which I haven’t found, but certainly nothing conspicuous or distracting) | £25.00

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

C. Stephen Evans | The Historical Christ and the Jesus of Faith | Oxford | spine creased, general wear to cover & edge, pressure marks on back cover, no problem with text pages | £14.00

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.

Lama Anagarika Govinda | The Psychological Attitude of Early Buddhist Philosophy | Rider | 1961 | first edition in price clipped jacket | £40.00

Beata Grant | Mount Lu Revisited: Buddhism in the Life and Writings of Su Shih | Hawaii | 1994 | 9780824816254 Some wear to edges of jacket, most evidently at the spine | £30.00

Rosemary Harris | A Wicked Pack of Cards | Walker | 1969 | inscribed by author on ffep, pale cover is worn & marked, with some loss to top edge, but still looks impressive | £12.50

Steven Heine, Dale S. Wright | Zen Classics | Oxford | edge rather dusty & worn | £15.00

Carolyn Hillyer | A Circle of Thirteen: Myths & Stories of Women’s Ancient Wisdoms | Seventh Wave Music | 1997 | spiral bound publication with minor wear to cover & edge, most evident at corners of cover | £50.00

Kenneth Johnson | Jaguar Wisdom | Llewellyn | 1997 | 9781567183726 Some wear to cover and edge, paper tanned with age, no problem with text pages. New age bookshop stamp on first page. | £80.00

Zen Master Keizan Jokin | The Denkoroku | Shasta Abbey Press | n.d. | light wear to cover & edge, a couple of creased page corners | £20.00

Arthur Berriedale Keith | The Religion and Philosophy of the Veda and Upanishads – 2 volume set | Motilal Banarsidass | 1989 | Reprints, no jackets, cloth covers are slightly different tones, spines of both volumes and top edge of vol I are lightly sunned. There is a diagonal pressure mark at the lower inner corner of the front cover and opening pages of vol I – I think a binding fault rather than some later mishap – and a few small marks on the cover of vol II. ISBN of vol I is 812080645X, vol II 8120806468. A sturdy, serviceable set. | £30.00

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

Gen Lamrimpa | Samatha Meditation | Snow Lion | minor general wear, small mark on rear endpaper | £17.00

Lionel Smithett Lewis | St Joseph of Arimathea at Glastonbury | James Clarke | 1976 | 0227676009 reprint in unclipped jacket; red lettering faded on spine of jacket; a little loss at extremities of spine; blank areas of jacket & outer edge of pageblock lightly foxed | £150.00

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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

Caitlin Matthews | The Celtic Book of the Dead | Connections | 1999 | Hardback book with pictorial cover, minor wear to cover most evident at edge | £40.00

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

Adam McLean [ed.] | The Magical Calendar | Magnum Opus | 1980 | Second edition of the first title in the Magnum Opus Hermetic Sourceworks series. Minor wear to card covers, name on ffep. | £100.00

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

John Michell | New Light on the Ancient Mystery of Glastonbury | Gothic Image | 1990 | 9780906362143 No. 430 of a signed limited edition of 999 copies. Illustrated boards. Some wear to cover. Outer edge of back cover is sunned, as is the very outer edge of the front cover. First signs of foxing on outer edge of pageblock. Endpapers are lightly tanned, & there is a light rusty mark on the outer edge of the front endpaper. Still a handsome copy, but evidently secondhand. | £50.00

Lawrence Millman | Wolverine Creates the World | Capra | – | Cover & edge rather worn, one page corner folded over, pencil traces of some other bookdealer’s price on ffep | £15.00

M. M. Pattison Muir | The Story of Alchemy and the Beginnings of Chemistry | Newnes | 1902 | Attractive pocket edition with lightly marked cover, front cover set a little forward, faint traces of a bookplate having been removed from the front pastedown. | £50.00

Michael Murphy | The Future of the Body | Tarcher Putnam | outer edge foxed, lower edge rather dustmarked | £15.00

Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche | Present Fresh Wakefulness | Rangjung Yeshe | some wear to cover & edge | £50.00

Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney | The Monkey as Mirror: Symbolic Transformations in Japanese History and Ritual | 1987 | hardback in jacket – jacket is rather worn, with a few closed tears on the top edge, including a long one down the fold of the front flap, no problem with main body of book | £10.00

Master Sheng Yen | Dharma Drum Mountain | 2010 | Very light external wear. | £100.00

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh AKA Osho | From Darkness to Light: Answers to the Seekers of the Path | Rebel Publishing House | n.d. | 3893380205 Paper tanned with age, lower edge of page block a little dust-marked. | £50.00

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh AKA Osho | In Search of the Miraculous: vol. 1 | 1984 | Rather worn paperback, with creases at lower corners of cover, a few page corners creased. Sticker explaining Rajneesh’s name change to Osho on first page. | £25.00

Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh AKA Osho | Sat Chit Anand: Truth Consciousness Bliss | Rebel Publishing House | n.d. | 3893380426 Jacket worn at top of spine. Paper darkening with age, with large unsightly blotches on top edge. Otherwise in very good condition. | £35.00

Dale Pendell | The Language of Birds | Three Hands Press | 2009 | light wear to cover & edge| £50.00

Pabongka Rinpoche | Liberation in our Hands Part One: The Preliminaries | Mahayana Sutra and Tantra Press | cover rather worn & scuffed, top edge foxed,a couple of page corners lightly creased | £30.00

Pabongka Rinpoche | Liberation in the Palm of your Hand | Wisdom | 2006 | 9780861715008 unread copy with light external wear from previous shop display | £100.00

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

Red Pine | The Platform Sutra | Shoemaker & Hoard | 2006 | hardback in unclipped jacket with very slightly faded spine | £40.00

H. Stanley Redgrove | Alchemy Ancient and Modern | Ulwencreutz Media | – | hardback in jacket | £15.00

Edward H. Schafer | Mirages on the Sea of Time: Taoist Poetry of Ts’ao T’ang | 1992 | Hardback in jacket, edge of page block foxed | £50.00

Penelope Shuttle & Peter Redgrove | The Wise Wound | Gollancz | 1979 | Third impression in unclipped dustjacket. There are traces of a circular price label on the lower right hand corner of the front cover, & an old secondhand price label on the front flap. Light wear to the edges of the cover, some foxing of the outer edge | £30.00

Mervyn Sprung | Lucid Exposition of the Middle Way | RKP | ex library copy in dustjacket with inevitable markings & label traces | £25.00

Rudolf Steiner | Soul Economy and Waldorf Education | 1986 | hardback with design & lettering on front board, no jacket, light wear to cover, page block in very good condition | £45.00

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

R. J. Stewart | Living Magical Arts | Blandford Press | 1987 | No jacket, paper tanned. | £50.00

Tarot of Transition | U S Games Systems | 1991 | minor wear to box, very light wear to little white book, cards in lovely condition | £45.00

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

Swami Rama Tirtha, A.J. Alston | Yoga and the Supreme Bliss | Alston | 1982 | top corner bumped, edge of pageblock & endpapers foxed; cover worn, with a small paint mark on the back cover; text pages unmarked | £35.00

C. J. S. Thompson | The Lure and Romance of Alchemy | Harrap | 1932 | First edition. Spine faded. | £100.00

Nawang Tsering | Buddhism in Ladakh | Sterling | 1979 | hardback with worn cover, creased rear endpaper, offset from front endpaper on blank first page of book, no problem with text pages | £25.00

Roy A. Wells | Freemasonry in London from 1785 | A. Lewis | 1984 | hardback in jacket with sunned spine & edge, gift inscription on ffep | £25.00

Ken Wilber | The 1-2-3 of God | 2007 | 4 cd set in cardboard folder inside slipcase. Slipcase is a little worn, with a label trace on the back. CDs are in excellent condition. | £30.00

Paul V. A. Williams | Primitive Religion and Healing | D. S.Brewer | 1979 | hardback in unclipped jacket, back cover of jacket is very lightly crinkled, gift inscription on ffep | £14.00

Polly Young-Eisendrath and Shoji Muramoto | Awakening and Insight | white cover rather worn & marked, some wear to edge, gift inscription on ffep | £15.00

Andrei A. Znamenski [ed.] | Shamanism: Critical Concepts in Sociology. Volume II | Routledge Curzon | 2004 0415332486 Volume II only. No jacket, minor wear to cover & outer edge of pageblock, traces of pencilled stock code or similar on half title page. | £75.00