I can’t say I’ve ever read a gothic romance or even a plain old romance novel, but I am a fan of the gothic romance novel nonetheless. I get a bit weak in the knees over the dark, desperate art that graces so many of the covers of these books. So many fearful women in nightgowns, wandering dark estates and stormy grounds. Barren trees, tilted tombstones and that ever present element of dread. The gothic romance novel gets a tad darker and more overtly demonic with the Avon series dubbed Satanic Gothic, the logo of which features a silhouette of … Continue reading Satanic Gothic – Mark of the Rope by Miriam Lynch
Rare First Edition! Seybert Commission on Spiritualism 1st EditionJ.B. Lippincott (PHILADELPHIA), 1887. Original brown cloth with gilt titling on spine and front panel. Preliminary Report of the Commission Appointed by The University of ennsylvania To Investigate Modern Spiritualism In Accordance with the Request of the late Henry Seybert. Condition: VG. No writing, small name stamp on front free endpaper. NOT ex-library, no markings or writing. Tad bit of wear to head and tail of spine.$OLD Continue reading Seybert Commission on Spiritualism . First Edition, 1887.
MODERN SPIRITUALISM A History and Criticism Frank Podmore Methuen & Co.(LONDON), 1902 In TWO VOLUMES. Red cloth with gilt titling on front panels. Fascinating, thorough. POSSESSION AND WITCHCRAFT POLTERGEISTS PARACELSUS, FLUDD, MESMER, ET AL GERMAN SOMNAMBULISTS ENGLISH MESMERISTS CLAIRVOYANCE EARLY AMERICAN SPIRITUALISM PHYSICAL PHENOMENA SPEAKING WITH TONGUES TRANCE WRITING AND SPEAKING TABLE TURNING SEANCES SPIRIT PHOTOGRAPHY SLATE WRITING MANIFESTATIONS and much more! $225. Continue reading MODERN SPIRITUALISM A History and Criticism Frank Podmore. 1902. 2 Volumes
Mesmerism in India
And Its Practical Applications in Surgery and Medicine
by James Esdaile,M.D.
From the Masonic books collection of the Wisconsin Consistory Library/Masonic Center, with pastedown featuring the Double-headed eagle, Teutonic Cross and 32° Freemason insignia.Continue reading “Mesmerism in India – Rare First Edition, 1846”
Revised and corrected from the 1868 Edition. RARE.After Death: The Immortality of Man – The Disembodied Manby Paschal Beverly Randolph Philosophical Publishing Co. 1970 Edition 1868. $175. Cond.: VG. Clean, unmarked, solid. Continue reading After Death: The Immortality of Man – The Disembodied Man by Paschal Beverly Randolph. Rosicrucian Mystery Teachings.
The Red Book of AppinA Key to the interpretation of fairy tales and folkloreEthan Allen Hitchcock. $88 Introduction by Manly P. Hall LIMITED EDITION. Philosophical Research Society, 1977Hardcover with dustjacket, which includes publishers occult book listings in print on verso. Cond.: VG. Clean, unmarked, solid. Continue reading The Red Book of Appin. A Key to the Interpretation of Fairy Tales and Folklore. Ethan Allen Hitchcock
TWO ISSUES! Beautifully produced and designed photography/art zine.GYPSE EYES, 2011The Magic Issue. Visually arresting occult imagery and theme throughout the magazine including a full spread oracle ala Ouija Board, full spread pentagram. All art in black and white to work with the occult ideas of polarity, light and dark, good and evil. 56 pages. 11″ x 17″Newsprint, B/W. Cond: VG. Has a fold as issued. GYPSE EYES, 2011 30 pages. 8 1/2″ X 11″All Color. SOLD. Continue reading Gypsee Eyes, 2011. Magic Occult/Lesbian Art Photography Zine
The Great Works The Coming Masters A text specially prepared for those no longer satisfied with the world of matter and temporal affairs, and seeking spiritual reality, and for those on the path and well on the way to soul consciousness and spiritual initiation Volume Two R. Swinburne Clymer The Philosophical Publishing Company, 1962 Beverly Hall Quakertown, PA $65. Continue reading Rosicrucian Coming Masters, The Great Works 1962
The Initiates Volumes I-V R. Swinburne Clymer A rare collection of five bound Rosicrucian books. A magazine issued by authority of the Rosicrucian Fraternity and devoted to mysticism, occultism and the well-being of man. Vol. 1. May-June 1928 to May-June 1929 Vol. 2. May-June 1929 to May-June 1931 Vol. 3. May-June 1930 to May-June 1930 Vol. 4. May-June 1931 to May-June 1932 Vol. 5. May-June 1932 to May-June 1941 The Philosophical Publishing Company Beverly Hall Quakertown, PA Each book printed the year stated. Gilt titling on spines and emblem in gold on front covers. $425. Continue reading Mystery Schools, Rosicrucian Teachings, The Initiates 5V
A Search In Secret EgyptPaul Brunton E.P. Dutton, 1936 The Ancient Mysteries, hypnotism, magic. Illustrated. Cond.: Very good. Cover shows some soiling. Name written on ffe, otherwise unmarked; tight binding.$34 Continue reading Ancient Mysteries, A Search In Secret Egypt, 1936