Night of Pan Books: Catalog #22

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Night of Pan Books
Catalog #22

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1) Artemidorus. (Translated by Robert White). The Interpretation of Dreams: The Oneirocritica of Artemidorous. 1975. Park Ridge, NJ: Noyes Press. Cloth in D/W. 259 pp. ex-libris, numbers to title page, stamp to top edge, library card pocket in rear. D/W is adhered to the paste downs. Even as ex-libris rare. $40.00

2) Blavatsky, H.P. The Theosophical Glossary. 1990. Los Angeles: The Theosophy Company. 4to. Cloth. Facsimile of the 1892 edition. 389 pp. Previous owners signature to half title, else VG. $20.00

3) Budge, Sir Wallis. Egyptian Magic. No date (ca. 1958) Evanston and New York: University Books. 12mo. 234 pp. Spotting to the outer edge, else very good in very good- D/W. $10.00

4) Chö Yang: The Voice of Tibetan Religion and Culture: Year of Tibet Edition. (edited by Pedron Yeshi and Jeremy Russell) 1991. Malaysia. 4to. 343 pp. Many beautiful full color photographs. Very good (light wear to the edges) Interesting collection of essays on the various Tibetan religious schools, Tibetan Science, History, Art, and Environment. $30.00

5) Churchward, Dr. Albert. Signs and Symbols of Primordial Man: The Evolution of Religious Doctrines from the Eschatology of the Ancient Egyptians. 1913. London: George Allen. 8vo. 501 pp. Second edition. 200 illustrations including many in full color and some foldouts including large full color folding frontispiece. Bound in red cloth with gilt stamping to the front cover and spine. Spine is faded (common in this edition) else a very good copy. $100.00

6) The Cincinnati Journal of Magick. Issue VII. 1989. Cincinnati: Black Moon Publishing.8vo. Wraps. 64 pp. Collection of essays by Louis Martine; Nema; Linda Falorio; Bill Seibert etc. Very good. $25.00

7) Clymer, Rev. R. Swinburne. The Rosicrucian Fraternity in America. Volume I & II. 1935. Quakertown, PA; The Rosicrucian Foundation. 2 volumes. 4to. 462 pp. + 959 pp. Mammoth collection largely aimed at AMORC, but in the process presents a lot of interesting documents, including much of interest for students of Crowley. One of the most essential of all of Clymer’s works. Rough cut bottom edges else a very good or better set. $250.00

8) Clymer. The Rosy Cross: It’s Teachings. The Fraternitas Rosae Crucis. 1965. Quakertown, PA: Beverly Hall Corporation. 8vo. 287 pp. Rubricated title page. Cloth no D/W as issued. Very good. $30.00

9) Committee on Masonic Research and Education. Instruction Material for the Masonic Initiate. 1945. Grand Lodge of Washington State. 8vo. Stapled wraps. 26 pp. Very good. $15.00

10) Couliano, Ioan P. The Tree of Gnosis: Gnostic Mythology from Early Christianity to Modern Nihilism. 1992. San Francisco: Harper Collins. First edition. 8vo. 296 pp. Hardcover in D/W. VG/VG. $80.00

11) Crowley, Aleister. 777 and Other Qabalistic Writings. 1983. York Beach: Weiser. 8vo. Cloth. 50 pp. + 155 pp. + 69 pp. Good+ in same D/W. $40.00

12) Crowley. Seven Seven Seven (777) Revised: vel Prolegomena Symbolica ad Sytemam Sceptico-Mysticae Viae Explicandae, Fundamentum Heirgoglyphicum Sanctissimorum Scientiae Summae. 1955. Neptune Press: London. 8vo., First revised edition. Limited to 1,100 copies. ¼ cream vellum on blue buckram boards. 155pp. Some light foxing to the vellum, there is also some “bubbling” to the cloth not at all bad and the binding is tight and the pages clean. Contains the original one page prospectus and order form. $200.00

13) Crowley, Aleister. The Book of the Law/Liber Al Vel Legis. New York, NY.: Magickal Childe, 1997, Decorative Cloth. Very Good. First Thus. 24mo. 93 pp. Top edge gilt, marker ribbon. Stamping is slightly skewed, else a very nice unread copy. $100.00

14) Crowley, Aleister; King, Francis. Crowley on Christ. London: C. W. Daniel, 1974. First Thus. 8vo. Cloth. Good / No Jacket. 232 pp. $120.00

15) Crowley. Jephthah and Other Mysteries Lyrical and Dramatic. 1899. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co. First edition. 8vo. 223 pp. ¼ cream cloth on red brick paper covered boards. Tipped in catalog to the front of the book. Paper spine label is lightly chipped with the “C” of Crowley and the “J” of Jephthah missing, but otherwise no loss to the text. Corners are bumped, and there is some light chipping to the edges. Otherwise the book is in quite good shape with no real soiling to the covers to speak of. A very good copy. $450.00

16) Crowley. Little Essays Towards Truth. 1996. Tempe: New Falcon Publications. 8vo. Paperback. 96 pp. Out of print. Very good. $20.00

17) Crowley. Magical Record of the Beast 666. (ed. by Symonds and Grant) 1972. Montreal; Next Step. 8vo. 326 pp. Cloth, no D/W. Very good. $100.00

18) Crowley. Magick without Tears. 2001. Tempe: New Falcon Press. 8vo. xxxi + 528 pp. Wraps. Fine. Out of print. $40.00

19) Crowley. Olla: An Anthology of Sixty Years of Song. 1946. 4to. Published by the O.T.O. Limited to 500 copies. Frontis. by Augustus John. Bound in brown cloth with the “mark of the Beast” printed inverted on the front cover. Original portrait of AC by Freida Harris is attached to the Half title page and there are a couple remnants of the scarce jacket laid loose in the book. Light wear along the edges. Foxing to the edges and prelims. Good+ to near very good. $350.00

20) Crowley. White Stains. 1993. London: Duckworth. 8vo. 118 pp. Fine in same D/W. $100.00

21) De Laurence’s Catalog. 1947. Chicago: De Laurence. 8vo. Wraps. 576 pp. Catalog of books published by de Laurence and various essays etc. Good. Musty, pages browning, foxing to the covers. Has a signed letter from Velo de Laurence. Order form is filled out but still attached. $60.00

22) Driscoll, Daniel J (ed). The Sworn Book of Honorius the Magician. 1977. Gillette, NJ: Heptangle. 8vo. 111 pp. Bound in red cloth with paper spine label. Previous owner’s signature. Book is very good D/W Good+ to VG-. Rare and sought after. $300.00

23) Easlea, Brian. Witch Hunting, Magic and the New Philosophy. An Introduction to the Debates of the Scientific Revolution 1450-1750. 1980. New Jersey: Humanities Press. 8vo. 283 pp. Very good, no D/W. $25.00

24) Evola, Julius and the UR Group. Introduction to Magic: Rituals and Practical Techniques for the Magus. 2001. Rochester Vermont: Inner Traditions. First edition. 8vo. Paperback. 376 pp. Fine. $10.00

25) Fortune, Dion. The Cosmic Doctrine. 1966. UK: Helios Books. 8vo. Cloth. 157 pp. Good+ in same D/W. $25.00

26) Fortune. Psychic Self-Defence. 1973. New York: Weiser. 8vo. Cloth. 210 pp. Previous owner’s signature, else very good. No D/W. $15.00

27) Frankfurter, David. Elijah in Upper Egypt: The Apocalypse of Elijah and Early Christianity. 1993. Minneapolis: Fortress. 8vo. First edition. 380 pp. Hardcover in D/W. VG/VG. $20.00

28) Godwin, Joscelyn. The Theosophical Enlightenment. 1994. Albany: SUNY Press. 8vo. Wraps. 448 pp. A must read, essential to understanding the progress of 19th and early 20th Century Occultism. Very good. $20.00

29) Hazelrigg, John. Metaphysical Astrology. 1900. New York: The Philosphic Co. 71 pp. + adds. Frontis. w/ illustrations in the text. Rebound in a facsimile binding of the original. Maroon cloth with gilt stamping to the spine. A touch of discoloration to the upper outer corner of the frontispiece else Very good. Rare. $125.00

30) Harris, Thomas Lake. Arcana of Christianity: An Unfolding of the Celestial Sense of the Divine Word, through Tomas Lake Harris. Part III The Apocalypse Vol. 1. 1867. New York & London: The Brotherhood of the New Life. 8vo. 487 pp. Half-leather on brown board. Raised bands with gilt rules and titles to the spine. Wear to the edges and corners, previous owner’s signature in pencil to the title page. Very rare title by this important 19th Century Occultist who was based on Lake Erie in New York State. Although listed as part of a series, I believe this to be the only one published. $300.00

31) History of Religions: An International Journal for Comparative Historical Studies. Volume 16; No. 4. 281 pp. – 426 pp. May 1977. University of Chicago Press. 8vo. Wraps. Title “The Mythic Imagination” articles include: To gaze on the Sacred Traces by Nancy Falk; Myth and Meaning in the Tao Te Ching: Chapters 25 & 42 by N.J. Girardot; Nahusa in the Skies: A Human King of Heaven by Alf Hiltebeitel; Treatment of the Hair and Fingernails among the Indo-Europeans by Brice Lincoln; Sacred Space and Royal Shrines in Buganda by Benjamin Ray; The Several Bodies of the Buddha by Frank Reynolds; Gandhakuti: The Perfumed Chamber of the Buddha by John S. Strong; Symbolisms of the Moon and the Waters of Immortality by Manabu Waida. Very good. $10.00

32) History of Religions: An International Journal for Comparative Historical Studies. Volume 21; No. 4. 305 pp. – 386 pp. May 1982. University of Chicago Press. 8vo. Wraps. Articles include: The Transformation of Healing in the new Japanese Religions by Helen Hardace; Journey into Self: The Autobiographical Reflections of Hu Chih. By Rodney Taylor. The Sacred Ant Hill and the Cult of the Primordial Mound by John Urwin. Understanding the Qur’an in Text and Context by Richard Martin. Good+. $10.00

33) Hopkins, Marilyn and Graham Simmans & Tim Wallace-Murphy. Rex Deus. The True Mystery of Rennes-le-Chatteau and the Dynasty of Jesus. 2000. UK: Element Books. 8vo. Cloth. 340 pp. Very good in same D/W. $50.00

34) Leadbeater, C.W. The Science of the Sacraments. 1975. The Theosophical Publishing House. 8vo. Cloth. 629 pp. Illustrated. Frontis. is a full color folding plate. Previous owners signature to the FFEP else VG. $20.00

35) McLaughlin, John L. The marzeah in the Prophetic Literature: References and Allusions in Light of the Extra-Biblical Evidence. 2001. Leiden: Brill. 8vo. 264 pp. Fine in same D/W. $100.00

36) Meinhold, W. (Lady Duff Gordon trans.) The Amber Witch: The Most Interesting Trial for Witchcraft Ever Known… 1861. John Murray: London. “New Edition”. 8vo. 171 pp. Bound in blind stamped green cloth with gilt stamping to the spine. Light sunning to the spine else very good indeed. Recommended by Crowley on the A?A? reading list. $80.00

37) Mysliwiec, Karol. Eros on the Nile. 2004. London: Duckworth. 8vo. Cloth in D/W. 180 pp. Illustrated. 8 plates in full color. Very nice copy. $12.00

38) Negev, Avraham (Ed.) Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land. 1980. Jerusalem: SBS Publishing. 8vo. 351 pp. Very good, no D/W. $20.00

39) Parsons, John Whiteside. Freedom is a Two-Edged Sword: Essays. 2001. Tempe: New Falcon. 8vo. 94 pp. Wraps. Fine. $12.95

40) Regardie, Israel. The Eye in the Triangle: An Interpretation of Aleister Crowley. 1997. Tempe: New Falcon. 8vo. 517 pp. Wraps. Fine. $30.00

41) Regardie. The Tree of Life: A Study in Magic. 1969. New York: Weiser. 8vo. Cloth. 284 pp. Some staining to the page edges, else good in a fair D/W. $40.00

42) Rohmer, Sax. The Romance of Sorcery. 1927. London: Methuen. Third edition. 8vo. 223 pp. Bound in orange cloth. Some light staining the back cover, else very good. Gift inscription to the title page. $30.00

43) Roob, Alexander. The Hermetic Museum: Alchemy and Mysticism. 2006. Koln: Taschen. Thick 12mo. 574 pp. Heavily and beautifully illustrated with many rare alchemical plates, some in full color. Very good. $30.00

44) Rumi, Jalalu’ddin (ed. by Reynold A. Nicholson) The Mathnawi of Jalalu’ddin Rumi. 1960. London; Luzac & Co. 3 volumes 4to. 419 pp. + 496 pp. + 529 pp. Bright gilt stamping on the spines. Set shows some mild wear and a little bit of paint staining. An overall good or better set. Facsimile of the 1930 Cambridge edition. $100.00

45) Pike, Albert. Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry. 1958. Washington D.C.: L. H. Jenkins. 8vo. Cloth with gilt stamping to spine and front cover. 861 pp. + 218 pp. index. Illustrated. VG. $25.00

46) Schmithals, Walter (translated by John E. Steely). Gnosticism in Corinth. 1971. Nashville & New York: Abingdon Press. 8vo. 412 pp. Blue cloth. Previous owners blind stamp to the title page. Very good in good D/W. $20.00

47) Schreck, Nikolas and Zeena. Demons of the Flesh: The Complete Guide to Left Hand Path Sex Magic. 2002. Creation Books. 8vo. Paperback. First edition. 398 pp. Illustrated. Very good. $50.00

48) Sepharial. The Kabala of Numbers. 1914 and 1913. London: Rider. 8vo. 2 volume set. 204 pp. + 16 pp. catalog & 215 pp. + catalog (this latter has the first 10 pp. of the catalog missing) Bound in blue cloth with gilt decorations and stamping to the front covers and spines. Although of different dates they are identical bindings. Very good- for the set. $150.00

49) Shah, Idires. The Elephant in the Dark. 1974. London: Octagon Press. 8vo. Cloth. 76 pp. Very good. No D/W. $10.00

50) Shah. Special Illumination: The Sufi Use of Humour. 1977. London: Octagon Press. 8vo. Cloth. 64 pp. Very good. No D/W. $10.00

51) Shah. A Veiled Gazelle: Seeing How to See. 1977. London: Octagon Press. 8vo. Cloth 103 pp. Very good. No D/W. $10.00

52) Sinistrari, Lodovico Maria. Demoniality: Of Succubi and Incubi. (ed. by Montague Summers). 1989. New York: Dover Press. 8vo. Wraps. xliii + 127 pp. Very good. $20.00

53) Theosophical History. A Quarterly Journal of Research. Volume IV No. 6-7. April 1993-July 1993. (James A. Santucci editor) Fullerton CA. 8vo. Stapled wraps. 161 pp – 232pp. Articles include: The Esoteric School within the Hargrove Theosophical Society by John Cooper; Theodor Reuss as Founder of Esoteric Orders (Part II of the OTO) by P.R. Koenig; The Teachings of Brother XII by John Oliphant. Also there are book reviews, and various communications from James Santucci, Joscelyn Godwin etc. Rare. $30.00

54) Theosophical History. A Quarterly Journal of Research. Volume IV No. 8 October 1993. (James A. Santucci editor) Fullerton CA. 8vo. Stapled wraps. 233 pp – 267pp. Articles include: The Occult in Modern Russian and Soviet Culture by Bernice Glatzer Rosenthal; Secret Messages from Colonel Olcott by Paul Johnson plus correspondence, communications and book reviews. Rare. $25.00

55) Valatasis, Richard (editor) Religions of Late Antiquity in Practice. 2000. Princeton University Press. 8vo. Trade Paperback. 511 pp. Great collection of scholarly essays on the subject. Very good. $20.00

56) Waite, A.E. (editor) The Magical Writings of Thomas Vaughan. 1888. London: George Redway. 8vo. Cloth. First edition. 164 pp. Contents include: Intorductory material by Waite; Anthroposophica Theomagia; Anima Magica Abscondita; Magia Adamica; and A Perfect and Full Discoverie of the True Coelum Terrae. Nicely rebound in blue cloth with gilt stamping to the spine. Some light staining to the half title. Very good. (Gilbert B4). $150.00

57) Weatherly M.D., Lionel A. and J.N. Maskelyne. The Supernatural: Spiritualism, Theosophy, Ghosts, Dreams etc. 1891. Bristol: J.W. Arrowsmith. First edition. 8vo. 273 pp. Bound in orange cloth with gilt and black stamping to the covers. Stage Magician’s Sid Lorraine’s copy with his book plate. Front plate is loose, else a very good copy. Rare. $150.00

58) Webb, Don. Seven Faces of Darkness: Practical Typhonian Magic. 1996. Smithville, TX; Runa-Raven Press. 120 pp. 8vo. Wraps. One page is high lighted else Fine. $35.00

59) Webb. Uncle Setnakt’s Essential Guide to the Left Hand Path. 1999. Smithville, TX; Runa-Raven Press. 120 pp. 8vo. Wraps. Fine. $50.00

60) Webb, James. The Occult Underground. 1988. La Salle: Open Court. 8vo. Paperback. 387 pp. Classic scholarly study of modern occult movements. Very good. $35.00

61) Whitehead, Neil L. Dark Shamans: Kanaima and the Politics of Violent Death. 2002. Duke University Press; Durham. 8vo. Cloth. 309 pp. Illustrated. Fine. $40.00

62) Woodroffe, Sir John. The Garland of Letters (Varnamala) Studies in the Mantra Shastra. 1951. Madras: Ganesh and Co. Second edition. 8vo. 296 pp. Cloth spine with paper covered boards. Very good. $30.00

63) Zalewski, Pat and Chris. Z-5: The Secret Teachings of the Golden Dawn: Book II. The Zelator Ritual 1=10. 1992. St. Paul: Llewellyn. First edition. 8vo. Paperback. 210pp. Very good. $15.00

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