A great many very interesting items in the latest list from Midian Books. For example:
ALEISTER CROWLEY: AMRITA
1st 1990 60pp Thelema Publications. Col. frontis. Purple boards with gilt device and titling. Bds. sl. water marked at bottom else VG. Essays on magical rejuvenation, the elixir of life etc. £93.00
[ALEISTER CROWLEY] BLAIR MACKENZIE BLAKE: THE WICKEDEST BOOKS IN THE WORLD
1st nd 2000s 100pp Privately Published large 4to hardback. Prof. illus. inc. col. NM in NM d/w. Ltd. ed. 308/1000. Confessions of an Aleister Crowley bibliophile. Nice reproductions of first editions and rare copies. Signed in purple by both Mackenzie and Danny Carey of the band Tool who was involved with the publication. £125.00
Read more for the full list and for details.
VENEFICIUM: MAGIC, WITCHCRAFT AND THE POISON PATH
1st 2012 Three Hands Press h/b in d/w. Illus. Ltd. ed. 1250 copies.
Veneficium concerns the intersection of magic and poison, originating in remotest antiquity and reaching into the present day. Beyond their functions as agents of bodily harm, poisons have also served as gateways of religious ecstasy, occult knowledge, and sensorial aberration, as well as the basis of cures.
Allied with Samael, the Edenic serpent of first transgression whose name in some interpretations is ‘Venom of God’, this facet of magic wends through the rites of ancient Sumer and Egypt, through European Necromancy, Alchemy, the arcane the rites of the Witches’ Sabbath, and modern-day folk magic.
Of particular note to this study are the herbs of the so-called ‘Devil’s Garden’, bearing relation to the witchcraft concepts of the Graal of Midnight, the Witches’ Supper, and the Unguentum Sabbati, the flying ointment of the witches which has exerted fascination over scholar, historians, and practitioners alike.
Beyond consideration of the toxicological dimensions of magical power, the concurrent thread of astral and philosophical poisons are also examined, and their resonance and dissonance with magical practice explored. Veneficium will be of interest to students of magic, witchcraft, alchemy, botanical folklore, medicine, and occult pharmacology. £34.99
AT THE CROSSROADS
1st 2012 200pp Scarlet Imprint. Black and white cloth with red blocking. Prof. illus. inc. col. Ltd. ed. 800 copies.
What happens when Western Magic intersects with the African Traditional and Diaspora religions?
The collision and fusion is documented in the work of sixteen magicians and artists whose approaches vary from the most traditional to the wildest avant garde.
Nicholaj De Mattos Frisvold, Jake Stratton Kent, Aaron Leitch, Stephen Grasso, Michael Cecchetelli, Eric K Lerner, Kyle Fite, Richard Ward, Humberto Maggi, Drac Uber and Ivy Kerrigan, Ryan Valentine, Hagen Von Tulien, ConjureMan Ali, Chad Balthazar and Angela Edwards.
Spanning Santeria, Voudon, Palo and Conjure, to the Grimoires, Alchemy, Cunning Craft and the Greek Magical Papyri, there are a staggering diversity of approaches to consider. This collection answers the question about what the future shape of magic will be with living examples of practice, ritual and art. Whether you agree with all of the strategies employed or not, what is certain is that this process is accelerating and unstoppable. £44.00
FENRIS WOLF 5
Carl Abrahamsson (ed)
1st 2012 350pp Edda trade p/b. Illus. Cover art by Fredrik Söderberg. Limited edition of 666 hand numbered copies.
This volume, the fifth, contains material by Jason Louv, Patrick Lundborg, Gary Lachman, Timothy O’Neill, Dianus del Bosco Sacro, David Griffin, Philip Farber, Aki Cederberg, Renata Wieczorek, Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Ezra Pound, Gary Dickinson, Robert Podgurski, Stephen Ellis, Mel Lyman, Hiram Corso, Frater Nagasiva, Peter Grey, Vera Mladenovska Nikolich, Kevin Slaughter, Lionel Snell, Phanes Apollonius, Lana Krieg and Carl Abrahamsson, on topics as diverse as the psychedelic William Shakespeare, secret societies, Rosicrucians, Illuminati, neurological interpretations of magic, the esoteric gardens of Quinta da Regaleira in Portugal, Italian witchcraft, Pierre Molinier, Derek Jarman, the I Ching, Geomancy, the logic of evil and vice versa, Remy de Gourmont, Aleister Crowley, Liber AL vel Legis, Macedonian vampires, Satanism, Goethe’s Faust, and the creation of a “mega Golem” within the context of developing a contemporary yet timeless terminology of magic. £32.99
CLAVIS ARCANA MAGICA
Frederick Hockley, With an Introduction by Alan Thorogood.
1st 2012 84pp Teitan Press h/b. Illus. No d/w as issued. Ltd. Ed. 650 numbered copies.
Clavis Arcana Magica is an unusual text for Hockley in that it is largely concerned with what might be considered “black magic.” As Alan Thorogood describes in his Introduction, it gives instruction for the performance of a number of magical workings, the details of which were said to have been obtained for Hockley via his seer Emma, during a series of scrying operations undertaken between 1853 and 1856. The workings are preceded by instructions including the form of the “call to the crystal,” the exorcism and the discharge. The first working outlines a method to call the spirits of five material substances or organisms for the purpose of receiving cognate visions, the second is a variety of praestigia for the revivification of animal as well as plant species, the third outlines the construction of a talisman which permits the operator to enter the “spirit state” while asleep, and the fourth is necromantic ritual said to be “of marvellous power and force.” This first publication of the text comprises an Introduction by Alan Thorogood, followed by a typeset transcription of the text of the manuscript, with explanatory footnotes, etc., and a facsimile of the original Hockley manuscript. £37.50
The following three titles due in the next couple of weeks.
THE MOONCHILD OF YESOD
1st 2012 232pp Imaginary Book Co. hardback in dustwrapper.Illus in col. by Stafford Stone. Ltd. Ed. 418 copies.
Subtitled “A Grimoire of Occult Hyperchemistry, or Typhonian Sex Magick”). With an extraordinary use of language, the author builds on the work of Mme. Blavatsky, Aleister Crowley, and Kenneth Grant to construct a Magickal Mirror that opens a genuine Gateway to Beyond. Covering both practical and theoretical aspects, the eleven chapters are titled Hierophantism, The Mystical Veil, The Outer Garment of the Mind, Elemental Invocation, The Key of Tarot Dynamics, The Metaphysic of the Tarot Keys and the 93 Current, Occult Anatomy, The 50 Gates of Understanding, Hierogamy, The Sexual Ritual of the Sepher Yetzirah and A Sabbatic Sexual Working. £65.99
THE LEAPER BETWEEN
1st 2012 Three Hands Press trade paperback.
“You ketch a hopping toad and carry that in your bosom till that’s rotted right away to the back-boon. Then you take and hold that over running water at midnight till the Devil he come to you and pull you over the water… and then you be a witch and you kin dew all mander of badness to people and her power over ’em.”
So spoke Tilly Baldry of Huntingtoft, an English wise-woman of the 19th century, describing the ritual of obtaining the witches amulet known as the toad-bone. Known to rural folk magicians and secret societies such as the Society of the Horseman’s Word, the exacting ritual of killing a toad to obtain the bone of power has been documented in various forms and cultural milieus for two millennia, though its origin is likely far older. Focusing on extant forms in Britain and Europe, Chumbley traces the metamorphosis of the toad-bone amulet from its beginning as a talisman for controlling animals to its ultimate manifestation as a conduit of diabolic power of the ‘Toad-Witch’. The first academic study of this little-known aspect of folk magic, The Leaper Between is here presented in unabridged form, newly typeset in several fine bindings worthy of its fascination. It will be of interest to students of comparative religion, magic, and folklore alike. £12.99
A limited number of deluxe editions will be available. Price will be £65.00
QABALAH, QLIPHOTH AND GOETIC MAGIC
3rd. ed. 2012 pp Ajna Bound trade p/b. Illus.
Qabalah, Qliphoth and Goetic Magic is a unique practical introduction to magic. The main thread of the book is the exploration of the Qliphoth and the dark mysteries which have for so long been a repressed part of western esotericism. Instead of ignoring and denying the dark side, the author reveals, step by step, how man can get to know his Shadow and, through this, reach a deeper knowledge of the Self. By exploring and not by repressing the Shadow it can be transformed from a destructive force into a creative power. This third edition features new art and additional material. £20.00
A list or recent acquisitions, including a fair few rare grimoires, but also some chaff that came with them. Subtle linguistic clues may alert you as to which is which.
120901. HENRY CORNELIUS AGRIPPA: THREE BOOKS OF OCCULT PHILOSOPHY
nd. 1990s approx 400pp custom binding. Illus. Sl. mark on cover else VG. A custom binding, this looks to be laser/inkjet printed on parchment style paper, bound up in black card boards with metal hinged front and rear boards. Also includes the fourth book. £50.00
120902. ANON: CONJURATION AND AN EXCELLENT DISCOURSE OF THE NATURE AND SUBSTANCE OF DEVILS AND SPIRITS
2006 98pp Society For Esoteric Endeavour. Illus. Quarter bound in Spanish Goat skin, raised bands on spine with blind stamped decoration. Deckled page edges. Title label on front board. Ltd. ed. 50/120. In 1584 Reginald Scot published The Discoverie of Witches. “Conjuration and an Excellent Discourse of the Nature and Substance of Devils and Spirits” appeared as appendices to the third edition of Scot’s Discoverie, issued in 1665. £250.00
120903. ANON: DEVILS AND SPIRITS
2006/2012 98pp & 12pp Treadwells/S.E.E. Full leather. Heavily hand tooled borders and gilt devices to front and rear boards and spine. Titles in gilt with capitals picked out in red. Hand marbled endpapers. Bookmark made of endpaper material loosely inserted. Housed in special slipcase/container. Made of brown cloth to match the leather, this slipcase has an end cover made of leather and matching the spine of the book. Entire slipcase is edged with the same marbled paper used for the endpapers. Illus. NM. Ltd. ed. 7/14. An extraordinary production, this is a book made from the same sheets as the S.E.E. edition and features an additional 12pp introduction by Christina Oakley Harrington, the owner of Treadwell’s, which put the work in context. £495.00
110404. DAVID BETH: VOUDON GNOSIS
Deluxe Ophidian edition 2009 90pp Scarlet Imprint. Quarter bound in black snakeskin, snake embossed on front board. All edges black, handmade marbled endpapers. Illus. inc. col. VG. Ltd. ed. 23/55, signed and sigilized by the author. An exposition of the voudon Gnostic system of Michael Bertiaux and The Couleuvre Noir. Intro. by Michael Staley. £295.00
120905. S. CONNOLLY: INFERNAL COLOPATIRON
1st 2012 120pp Official Melissa Press. Faux black leather binding with image and titling in copper. Illus. NM. Ltd. ed. 101/220, signed by author. A manual of Daemonic Theophany. Yes, I had to look that up too. £125.00
120912. JOHN DEE (attrib.): TUBA VENERIS
2011 120pp Trident. Illus. NM in NM d/w. Ltd. ed. 500 copies. Contains the full translation, plus original Latin and several essays inc. “The Magic of Tuba Veneris” by Phil Legard. £50.00
120913. MICHAEL W. FORD: LUCIFERIAN WITCHCRAFT
2006 556pp Succubus. Illus. NM in NM d/w. The Azal’ucel edition (also known as the ‘reset in smaller format with some of the hideous grammatical errors slightly recified’ edition). Collection of his booklets along with additional material. Sabbatic witchcraft, Toad rite, Persian sorcery, forbidden sex magick and anything else that was hip at the time. Intro. and illus. by Nathaniel J. Harris. £20.00
120914. MICHAEL W. FORD: LUCIFERIAN GOETIA
2007 138pp Succubus. Illus. NM in NM d/w. A reworking of the Goetia into modern Luciferian form. £10.00
120915. CARLO GINZBURG: ECSTACIES, DECIPHERING THE WITCHES SABBAT
1st 1990 340pp Hutchinson Radius. 16pp photos. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Scholarly work, influential on Andrew Chumbley and the Cultus Sabbati. £30.00
120916. PETER GREY: THE RED GODDESS
1st thus 2007 260pp Scarlet Imprint. White boards with Red Seal of Babalon on cover. No d/w as issued. VG+. Ltd. ed. 306/777, signed by Peter Grey and Alkistis Dimech. £150.00
120917. [-] DE NIGROMANCIA OF ROGER BACON
1988 96pp Heptangle. Illus. Text in black, red and blue. VG+ in VG d/w. Translated from a 16th. century work on summoning and attributed to Roger Bacon. £295.00
120918. [-] THE GRAND GRIMOIRE
2nd. 2004 122pp Trident Press small hardback. Full black leather. Raised bands on spine, titles stamped in gilt. NM. Ltd. ed. 106/1000. A deluxe binding. £195.00
120919. [-] THE GRAND GRIMOIRE
1st 1996 117pp Trident Press small hardback. Illus. VG in VG d/w. Ltd. ed. 365/500. A nice edition. £150.00
120920. [-] THE GRIMOIRE OF POPE HONORIUS
1999 98pp Trident small hardback. Quarter snakeskin (python) with Tapa paper covered boards. Title and inverse cross stamped in silver. Twin red and black ribbon markers, NM. A custom deluxe binding, this is numbered 103/1000. £150.00
120921. [-] THE GRIMOIRE OF POPE HONORIUS
1st 1999 98pp Trident small hardback. Black cloth with paper label on spine. d/w worn and chipped, VG+ in G d/w. Ltd. ed. 124/1000. Standard edition. £95.00
120922. [-] I.G.O.S. 3 VOLUME BESPOKE BOUND SET
3 vols. 216pp, 540pp, 620pp 4to h/bs. Green boards, gilt titling to spines. Small remnants of sticker on front board of one vol. else VG+. A bespoke binding of books put out by the International Guild of Occult Sciences and Library of the new Atlantis. These were originally A4 spiralbound publications which have been carefully bound up. The first and smallest of the three volumes contains Doctor Johannes Faust’s Miracle and Magic Book Or The Black Raven, also named The Threefold Coercion of Hell (Second edition, green card cover, edited by Robert Blanchard), bound up with The Stone Missal (Second edition, green card cover, edited by Robert Blanchard) a rare text on Gargoyle magick with nice woodcut style prints. The second volume contains The Red Dragon (1995 1st ed. pink card cover, edited by Robert Blanchard) which at the time was the only available translation (includes facsimiles of two French versions), bound up with The Black Dragon (1996 1st ed.) which also includes a facs. of the French edition. The final volume contains 3 works put out by The Library of New Atlantis, which took over from I.G.O.S. and printed in the same style. This volume includes La Veritable Magie Noire (nd) translation followed by original French text, plus Grimorium Verum (1996,) and The Handbook of Honorius. A rare opportunity to get a substantial collection in one go. £600.00
120923. [-] ‘THE LITTLE ALBERT OR PETIT ALBERT’
nd. 2000s approx 160pp hardback. Image of Levi’s baphomet tipped on front board. NM. An anonymous edition (I wouldn’t put my name to it either) that looks like someone may have run it through google translate or similar. The opening sentence reads “Voici a new edition of the wonderful secrets of the small Albert, known in Latin soius entitles it (…): the author, to that one attributes it, having been an of these big men, that by the people ignorant were accused magic.” Another nail in the coffin of magical scholarship. £20.00
120924. [-] PRAXIS MAGICA FAUSTIANA
2011 38pp Society of Esoteric Endeavour. Illus. inc. fold-out. Printed in black and red. Limp canvas binding in printed dustwrapper of archival glassine (a traditional translucent paper – so that the magic circle printed on the cover can be seen through the dustwrapper) Hand marbled endpapers, place ribbon of pure silk. NM. Ltd. ed. 119/180 copies. Attributed to Dr. Johann Faust. A series of 11 lithographs and text, followed by a commentary and translation. £125.00
120925. SECRET GRIMOIRE OF TURIEL
1971 42[-] pp Aquarian Press. Illus. VG+ in VG+ d/w. A very nice copy of a work spuriously dated 1518. Another, longer version was later published by Teitan Press, taken from a Hockley manuscript version. £38.00
120926. [-] THE SWORN BOOK OF HONOURIUS THE MAGICIAN
1977 112pp Heptangle Books. Page edges sl. browned, d/w quite browned at edges else VG in VG d/w. £100.00
120926. [-] THE SWORN BOOK OF HONOURIUS THE MAGICIAN
2000s 112pp Heptangle Books. NM in NM d/w. A modern facsimile copy of the above. £35.00
120927. NATHANIEL J. HARRIS: WITCHA
‘Deluxe’ edition 2002 313pp. Full red leather. Tipped in illus. (one missing). Front inside hinge repaired with masking tape else VG. Signed by author and dated 11/06/02. The apocryphal story is that this unique edition was bound with leather from an old red and black sofa, the limitation being how many books you could get out of a cushion… I have seen one other copy, which had black boards instead of all red. Clearly home bound and obviously a labour of love. Later issued as a standard p/b by Mandrake of Oxford. £195.00
120928. T. HARRIS (ed): BETWEEN SPACES
Ltd. ed. 2008 179pp trade p/b. VG+. Ltd. ed. 32/88 copies. Selected rituals and essays from the archives of Templum Nigri Solis, an Australian chaos magic group. £50.00
120929. GARETH HEWITSON-MAY: DARK DOORWAY OF THE BEAST
1st 1992 approx 256pp New World Publishing. Illus. Crease on rear pastedown (original printing error) VG+ in VG+ d/w. The scarcest of the Typhonian related titles. Introduction by Kenneth Grant. £325.00
120930. FREDERICK HOCKLEY: OCCULT SPELLS
1st 2009 208pp Teitan Press. Black boards, gilt image and titling to cover and spine. No d/w as issued. Illus. NM. Ltd. ed. 113/500. Signed bookplate by Editor Silens Manus on front pastedown. One of Hockley’s collections of spell etc. from various sources reproduced in facsimile on photographic style paper together with a transcript of the material. Scarce. £95.00
120931. RICHARD KIECKHEFER: FORBIDDEN RITES
1st 1997 384pp Sutton. Illus. VG in VG d/w. A study of a Necromancer’s maual of the fifteenth century. Includes a full translation plus commentary and analysis, along with facsimile reproductions of the manuscript. Scarce in h/b. £65.00
120932. E.A. KOETTING: THE BOOK OF AZAZEL
1st 2012 184pp Nephilim Press. Illus. NM. Ltd. ed. stamped 114 of unknown limitation. The grimoire of the damned. Mr Koetting now has his own website and 12 step programme called becomealivinggod.com where you too can achieve Godlike power and have dominion over lesser mortals. Which is nice. £40.00
120933. HELEN RODNITE LEMAY: WOMEN’S SECRETS
1st 1992 200pp SUNY. Laminated boards, knocked at corners. No d/w as issued, VG. A translation of pseudo-Albertus’ De Secretis Mulierum. A treatise on reproduction infamous for its depiction of females as evil, lascivious creatures, this work was further ammunition in the war on women. £10.00
120934. ALBERTUS MAGNUS: THE BOOK OF SECRETS OF ALBERTUS MAGNUS
1999 128pp Weiser trade p/b. Illus. NM. Of the virtues of herbs, stones and certain beasts, also a book of the marvels of the world. £8.00
120935. AFEFE OGO: KINDOKI
1st 2010 112pp Dark Harvest hardback in d/w. Illus. NM in NM d/w. Ltd. ed. 500 copies. A manual of African Witchcraft and Brujeria, Kindoki presents African methods to the Western occultist from a Left Hand Path perspective. £45.00
120936. STEVE SAVEDOW: GOETIC EVOCATION
2nd 1999 204pp Eschaton trade p/b. Illus. NM. The Magician’s workbook vol. 2. Signed by author on title page. £25.00
120937. STEVE SAVEDOW: THE MAGICIAN’S WORKBOOK VOLUME 2 (THE GOETIC MATERIAL)
Circa 1997 Typescript 43pp only. Hole punched for ring binder. Some creasing else VG. An early draft of the first two chapters of the book that became “Goetic Evocation.” Also includes various letters from Eschaton who published the book, advert masters etc. £35.00
120938. STEVE SAVEDOW: THE MAGICIAN’S WORKBOOK ADVERTISING MATERIAL
6 loose A4 pages. Illus. VG. These six pages comprise various stages of a 1pp A4 advert for the book. It begins with an original magical circle illustration on A4 lined paper with a photocopy of the image reduced, followed by a more professional version of the illus, again with a reduced photocopy version and finally two Masters for the ads with various ordering details etc. Nice ephemera. This and the following few items are from the collection of the occult author Savedow, who also ran Serpent’s occult Books in the US. £12.00
120940. STEVE SAVEDOW: THE BOOK OF RATZIEL THE ANGEL (SEPHER RAZIAL HAMELACH)
Circa 1999 Typescript un-numbered loose sheets, some hand written corrections. Occasional creased pages, overall VG. Unique copy of the author’s translation of the ancient Hebrew magical text. £65.00
120941. STEVE SAVEDOW: SEPHER REZIAL HEMELACH (THE BOOK OF THE ANGEL REZIAL)
Circa 1999 approx 600pp Author’s photocopy of corrected typescript, some hand written corrections. VG. Interesting to compare with the above original typescript (note subtle change in title). Includes 1pp typed signed letter from Weiser discussing the book (berating the author for not numbering the pages as in typescript above). Also includes a selection of communications from Samuel Weiser who published the book. Includes contracts, foreign rights, illustration keys, appendices etc. £50.00
120942. STEVE SAVEDOW: MAGICKAL THEORY + RITUAL OF THE SERPENT
nd. Approx 49pp Typescript. Stapled in top leftcorner, some creasing else VG. Very early draft of what was to become The Magician’s Workbook. Says on front “Title subject to change, expect 10-15 chapters on completion.” £25.00
120943. STEVE SAVEDOW: THE MAGICIAN’S WORKBOOK
Circa 1995 Author’s photocopy of corrected typescript, with occasional additional corrections. Approx 280pp loose sheets (numbered 1 – 275, with various supplementary ‘a’ sheets) Also 26pp of corrections for plates and illustrations. A few pages scruffy at edges, overall VG. Unique author’s own copy. Shows that the work was originally entitled “The Grimoire of the Serpent: A History of Sorcery.” Also includes 4pp original book contract from Weiser. £75.00
120944. IDRIES SHAH: THE SECRET LORE OF MAGIC
1st US 1958 316pp Citadel. Illus. No d/w, spine sunned, endpapers darkened, internally VG. At the time of publication this was an essential compendium of grimoires inc. Solomon, Grimorium Verm, Honorius etc. £35.00
120945. E. SIBLEY (TRANS): SOLOMON’S CLAVIS OR THE KEY TO UNLOCK THE MYSTERIES OF MAGIC
1st 2008 306pp (of which 150pp carry text, the remaining being blanks) Society For Esoteric Endeavour. Half leather binding. A gilt blocked circle of stars surrounds a vellum talisman and a line of stars runs along the edges of the leather. Page edges sprinkled. NM. Ltd. ed. 144 copies, this copy bears the solar talisman for protection from beasts and fishes. A facsimile reproduction of F.G. Irwin’s manuscript copy. Other texts are appended at the end inc. The Mysterious ing, An experiment of the spirit Birto, An experiment of the spirit Vassago, An experiment of the spirit Agares, Of the Spirit Bealphoras and The Wheel of Wisdom. £295.00
120946. ‘SIMON’: THE NECRONOMICON
31st Anniversary edition 2008 218pp Ibis Press 4to h/b. Illus. VG+. Ancient Summerian/Lovecraftian grimoire of powerful dark magick or LARP accessory, you decide. £50.00
120947. MARK SMITH: QUEEN OF HELL
Deluxe edition 2010 244pp Ixaxaar. Bound in full black leather, gilt titling to spine, gilt edges and gilt device on front board. Illus. Housed in slipcase. NM. Ltd. ed. 32/81, signed and sigilised by author. An examination of the primal cult of the witchcraft of Hecate. £575.00
120948. MARK SMITH: THE RED KING
Deluxe edition 2011 331pp Ixaxaar. Bound in full red leather, gilt titling to spine, gilt edges and gilt device on front board. Illus. Housed in slipcase. NM. Ltd. ed 58/66. Signed and sigilised by the author £575.00
120949. MARK SMITH: THE SCORPION GOD
Deluxe edition 2012 415pp Primal Craft. Bound in full brown leather, gilt titling to spine, gilt edges and gilt scorpion device on front board. Illus. Housed in slipcase. NM. Ltd. ed 52/73. Signed and sigilised by the author. The final part of the Trident. £575.00
120950. AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE: TWO TRACTS ON CARTOMANCY
Deluxe ed 1997 40pp Fulgur. Illus. Hardback in dustwrapper housed in slipcase. NM. Ltd. ed. 40/45. Signed by author. This rare deluxe edition has a small card folder containing an original surrealist racing forecast card as well as a facsimile pack of cards housed in a small brown envelope. Also includes a 1pp Fulgur newsletter from 1998. £150.00
120951. ‘TSIRK SUSEJ’: THE DEMONIC BIBLE
2006 181pp Embassy of Lucifer. Illus. NM in NM d/w. Half arsed compilation of spirit lists and rituals culled from various sources and no doubt published on Lulu. In honour of the cunningly pseudonymous author (can you unravel the Devilish mystery of his name?) Price is….. £6.57
120952. DONALD TYSON: LIBER LILITH
Deluxe ed. 2006 317pp Starfire. Col. Frontis. by Stafford Stone. Bound in red cloth with iron nail motif in white on front bd. Housed in red slipcase. NM. Ltd. ed. 8/81, signed by author. Liber Lilith charts the disintegration of a German occultist, Karl Steiger, who in mysterious circumstances comes across an ancient Gnostic grimoire, long considered lost. This contains the stunning revelation that it was Lilith, Queen of Hell and Mother of all Demons, who fashioned Adam from the clay of the earth, and who visited Eve in the form of a great serpent to teach her the secret wisdom of Heaven. The grimoire reveals in detail a system of sex magic taught to mankind by Lilith, by which she may be summoned as a lover and teacher. The book opens with an introduction by the editor of Steiger’s journal, and follows with a reproduction of the grimoire itself. Next comes the working journal of Steiger, revealing the progress of the occultist as he discovers this lost necromantic grimoire, steeps himself in its shadows, and is beguiled by the glamours of Lilith. He is compelled to put into practice the rituals as set out in the grimoire, and he gradually succumbs to madness as Lilith answers his call. £295.00
120953. A.E. WAITE: THE HERMETIC MUSEUM
1999 700pp+ Weiser. Illus. Sl. mark to bottom corners of pages else VG+ in VG+ d/w. Two volumes in one, a collection of 22 alchemical tracts. £20.00
120954. SILKMILK SPOOL 1
May 2003 78pp Inspiral Multimedia Press A4 journal. Prof. illus. Sl. scuffed at edges else VG+. Scarce first issue of the magazine put out by Orryelle DeFenestrate-Bascule. Articles on the 23 current, the Erotonomicon by Nathaniel Harris, Becoming a Werewolf by Aion 131 plus lots of art etc. £25.00
120955. SILKMILK SPOOL 3
2006 80pp Inspiral Multimedia Press A4 journal. Prof. illus. Sl. scuffed at edges else VG+. Includes “The Scarlet woman and the Beast”, Kali invocation etc. No CD with this copy. £15.00
120956. SKOOB OCCULT REVIEW NO. 3
Autumn 1990 58pp stapled A4 journal. Illus. VG+. Includes an interview with Kenneth Grant, Michael Harrison on the language of witchcraft, history of the Couleuvre Noire etc. £6.00
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