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120501. PHILIP C. ALMOND: ENGLAND’S FIRST DEMONOLOGIST

1st 2011 246pp I.B. Taurus. NM in NM d/w. A study of Reginald Scot and his highly influential work “The Dscoverie of Witchcraft”, first published in 1584. £35.00


120614. SYDNEY ANGLO (ED): THE DAMNED ART

1st 1977 258 277pp Routledge & Kegan Paul. Top of pages sl. spotted else VG in VG d/w. Scholarly essays in the literature of witchcraft. Includes material on Malleus Maleficarum, The Discoverie of Witchcraft, Daemonologie etc. £45.00


140506. ANKARLOO & CLARK (eds): WITCHCRAFT AND MAGIC IN EUROPE VOL. 3 THE MIDDLE AGES

1st 2002 280pp Athlone Press h/b. No d/w as issued. NM. 3 lengthy essays; Karen Jolly on  Medieval Magic, Catharina Raudvere on Trolldom in Scandinavia and Edward Pedaters on The Medieval Church on Superstition, Magic and Witchcraft. £30.00


140507. ANKARLOO & CLARK (eds): WITCHCRAFT AND MAGIC IN EUROPE VOL. 4 THE PERIOD OF THE WITCH TRIALS

1st 2002 193pp Athlone Press h/b. No d/w as issued. NM. 3 lengthy essays; William Monter on Witch Trials in Continental Europe, Bengt Ankarloo on Witch Trials in Northern Europe and Stuart Clark on Witchcraft and Magic in Early Modern Culture. £30.00


1502057. ORRYELLE DEFENESTRATE BASCULE: SOLVE

Deluxe edition 2012 approx 80pp Fulgur 4to h/b. Quarter crushed black morocco, black boards. Hand made endpapers. Illus. throughout. Housed in black cloth slipcase. NM. Ltd ed 35/88, signed in black by the author. Third volume in the Tela Quadrivium series. £225.00


160501. MICHAEL BERTIAUX: COSMIC MEDIATION

Deluxe ed. 2007 86pp Fulgur. Col. frontis. Brown cloth in brown d/w in brown slipcase. Overall, brown. NM. Ltd. ed. 21/77, signed by author. £250.00


170505. MICHAEL BERTIAUX: COSMIC MEDITATION

1st 2007 86pp Fulgur trade p/b. Illus. Col. Frontis. NM. Ltd ed. 90/777. £75.00


170507. MICHAEL BERTIAUX: VOUDON GNOSTIC WORKBOOK

Rev. ed. 2007 642pp Weiser 4to p/b. Illus. VG+. £20.00


130906. MICHAEL BERTIAUX: VUDU CARTOGRAPHY

Deluxe edition 2010 192pp Fulgur. Bound in half Morocco with buckram-cloth boards. Illus. inc. col. Housed in slipcase. VG+. Ltd. ed. 37/88. Vudu Cartography explores the mysteries of Vudu through chants, oracles, seances and a symbolic system of images. Fulgur postcard of Bertiaux artwork loosely inserted. £295.00


150208. 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. 7/55, signed and sigilized by the author. An exposition of the voudon Gnostic system of Michael Bertiaux and The Couleuvre Noir. Intro. by Michael Staley. £275.00


161101. DAVID BETH: VOUDON GNOSIS

Deluxe Medji edition 2011 176pp Fulgur h/b in d/w. Bound in crushed quarter goatskin and handmade paper boards. Top edge gilt. Housed in custom made wooden fetish box, engraved by hand, with metal clasp. Ltd. ed. 44/80, signed and sigilized by the author. Originally issued in red and black ‘twin’ editions, this is a black copy. £495.00


1705058. DAVID BETH: VOUDON GNOSIS

1st 2008 90pp Scarlet Imprint. Col. frontis. NM. Ltd. ed. 491/555. This is a copy of the true first withdrawn edition. Includes a leaflet from The Fine Madness Society explaining the edition. £75.00


160503J. DAVID BETH (ed): ATUA

Deluxe ed. 2011 198pp Fulgur. Prof. illus. Quarter black Morocco. Gilt top edge. NM in NM d/w, housed in slipcase. Ltd. ed. 88 copies only. Voices from the Societe Voudon Gnostique. £195.00


170509. DAVID BETH (ed): ATUA

1st 2011 196pp Fulgur oblong h/b. Illus. Sl. knocked at edges else VG+ in VG+ d/w. Voices from the Societe Voudon Gnostique. Includes material by David Beth, Craig Williams, Hagen Von Tulien etc. £40.00


130504. RICHARD BOVET: PANDAEMONIUM

1975 192pp EP Publishing. NM in NM d/w. Subtitled The Devil’s Cloyster, this study of witchcraft, black magic and the art of the Devil was first published in 1684. £25.00


160504. [LOUIS BRETON]: DEMONOGRAPHIA

2010 108pp Trident. Prof. illus. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Contains the complete collection of the Louis Breton diabolic portraiture issued in the 1863 edition of Dictionnaire Infernal by Collin De Plancy. More than 60 demons and magical visages are present. Also includes De Plancy’s commentary on each of the images. £75.00


170511. K.M. BRIGGS: THE ANATOMY OF PUCK

1st 1959 284pp outledge & Kegan Paul. Small piece missing from top of spine of d/w, closed tear at rear, sl. sunned on spine else VG in VG d/w. An examination of fairy beliefs among Shakespeare’s contemporaries and successors. A scarcer title than it’s more famous counterpart (see below), this copy has the amazing inscription “For my witch of a mother, from Chris, 17th July 1959” £85.00


170512. K.M. BRIGGS: PALE HECATE’S TEAM

1st 1962 292pp Routledge & Kegan Paul. d/w sl. soiled and sunned on spine else VG+ in VG d/w. An examination of the beliefs on witchcraft and magic among Shakespeare’s contemporaries and his immediate successors. £75.00


161004. THEO BROWN: THE FATE OF THE DEAD

1st 1979 118pp D.S. Brewer. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Published for the Folklore Society as part of their “Mistletoe Series.” A study in folk eschatology in the West Country after the reformation. Excellent material on folk ghosts, cunning men and conjuration. £48.00


170313. NORMAN COHN: EUROPE’S INNER DEMONS

1st 1975 302pp University of Sussex Press. 8pp photos. VG in VG d/w. An inquiry inspired by the great witch-hunt. £30.00


170519. DAVID CONWAY: MAGIC, AN OCCULT PRIMER

2016 376pp Aeon Books. Illus. NM. Ltd. ed. 95/100. Limited edition revision of this practical guide originally published in 1972. £50.00


150408. OWEN DAVIES: AMERICA BEWITCHED

1st 2013 289pp Oxford University Press. 16pp plates. NM in NM d/w. Interesting study of witchcraft after Salem. £14.00


150218. JOHN DEE (Attributed): ORDINES DESCENDENS

1st 2007 approx 200pp (printed one side only) no published 4to p/b. NM. Ltd.

Ed. 98/unspecified. This is the rarer, original paperback with white covers, issued before the hardback edition. The Descending Hierarchies, a guide to summoning the Lords of Tartarus. £50.00


111017. RICHARD DEUTCH: THE ECSTATIC MOTHER

1st 1977 173pp Bachman Turner. Illus. VG in VG d/w. Portrait of Maxine Sanders, Witch Queen. Scarce study, part biography, part witchcraft study, plus an interview. Several b/w photos. £50.00


161107. ALKISTIS DIMECH, PETER GREY & JAKE STRATTON-KENT (eds): AT THE CROSSROADS

Deluxe Compassed edition 2012 208pp Scarlet Imprint. Hand bound in full ivory goatskin charged with a stang swarmed by a quartet of blind debossed devils; oxblood & iron custom marbled ends. Housed in white slipcase. Ltd. ed. 9/64. At the Crossroads tells the stories of what happens when the Western magical tradition encounters the African Diaspora and Traditional religions, and vice versa. Includes material by Humberto Maggi, Stephen Grasso, Nicholaj Frisvold, Conjureman Ali etc. £295.00


161007. WIM VAN DEN DUNGEN: ANCIENT EGYPTIAN WRITINGS

2016 216pp Taurus trade p/b. NM. English translations of selected Ancient Egyptian texts, inc. “Instruction of Hordedef”, “To Become Magic” etc. £10.00


161009. [EXHIBITION CATALOGUES] BRUEGEL’S WITCHES

1st 2016 136pp Van de Wiele 3to p/b. Prof. illus. inc. col. Very slightly knocked at bottom of spine else NM. Witchcraft images in the Low Countries between 1450 and 1700. An excellent collection including paintings, engravings and artefacts etc. £25.00


101010. CLAIRE FANGER (ed): CONJURING SPIRITS

1st 1998 284pp Sutton. Illus. Closed tear on bottom rear of d/w else VG+ in VG d/w. Selection of texts of medieval ritual magic. £35.00


151013. PER FAXNELD & JESPER PETERSEN (eds): THE DEVIL’S PARTY

1st 2013 289pp Oxford University Press trade p/b. NM. Good collection of essays on Satanism in modernity, including sections on LaVey, Temple of Set and modern ‘left hand path’ groups. £20.00


140514. SYLVIA FEDERICI: CALIBAN AND THE WITCH

3rd 2009 285pp Autonomedia trade p/b. Illus. NEW. Women, the body and primitive accumulation. £14.99


FINE MADNESS SOCIETY

161117. [-] FRATER ACHAD: THE WHEEL OF THE TAROT

310 x 310mm print 2006 Fine Madness Society. Ltd. ed. 24/77. Includes 4pp booklet with dedication and signed by Clive Harper. A reproduction of print that was advertised in 1922 but never published. A design showing astrological and cabalistic attributions of all the cards with their true titles. £50.00


161118. [-] F.H. AMPHLETT-MICKLEWRIGHT: ALEISTER CROWLEY, POET AND MYSTIC

nd (2009) 18pp Fine Madness Society A5 stapled booklet. Pale blue covers and contents. NM. Ltd. ed. 23/100. Reprint of an article from the Occult Review. Also includes a biographical account of Amphlett-Micklewright. £50.00


170527. NICHOLAJ DE MATTOS FRISVOLD: EXU

1st 2012 336pp Scarlet Imprint. Illus. Image laid into front board. No d/w as issued. NM. Ltd. ed. 213/769. Exu and the Quimbanda of Night and Fire. £95.00


170528. NICHOLAJ DE MATTOS FRISVOLD: POMBA GIRA

1st 2011 216pp Scarlet Imprint. Ltd. ed. 70/769. This copy signed and inscribed by the editors to Misha Newitt. Pomba Gira and the Quimbanda of Mbumba Nzila. £195.00


170529. NICHOLAJ DE MATTOS FRISVOLD: POMBA GIRA

1st 2011 216pp Scarlet Imprint. Ltd. ed. 720/769. Pomba Gira and the Quimbanda of Mbumba Nzila. £95.00


151205. GEMMA GARY: TRADITIONAL WITCHCRAFT

Rpt. 2013 224pp Troy trade p/b. Illus. NM. A Cornish Book of Ways. £10.00


130934. PAUL GEBAUER: SPIDER DIVINATION IN THE CAMEROONS

1st 1964 157pp Milwaukee Public Museums trade p/b. Prof. illus. VG+. Wins the award for the best title this month. An excellent and thorough account of a complete divination system based on the interactions of a spider and a set of leaf cards. £65.00


170317. CARLO GINZBURG: THE NIGHT BATTLES

1st 1983 209pp Routledge Kegan Paul. White d/w sl. darkened else VG in VG d/w. Witchcraft and Agrarian cults in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. £35.00


161112. JOHN MICHAEL GREER: THE BLOOD OF THE EARTH

Deluxe Black Gold edition 2012 178pp Scarlet Imprint. Hand bound in full black Nigerian goat, gilt blocked with weeping sun device. Custom marbled oil and gold endpapers, ribboned. Housed in black slipcase. NM. Ltd. ed. 13/55. An essay on magic and peak oil. Seems more relevant now than ever. £275.00


170534. FRITZ GRAF & SARAH ILES JOHNSTON: RITUAL TEXTS FOR THE AFTERLIFE

2nd. 2013 284pp Rutledge trade p/b. Illus. NM. Orpheus and the Bacchic gold tablets. £18.00


1705327. SUSAN GREENWOOD: MAGIC, WITCHCRAFT AND THE OTHERWORLD

1st 200 236pp Berg. Illus. Pictorial boards, no d/w as issued. NM. An anthropological study. £20.00


151021. PETER GREY: THE RED GODDESS

2nd 2008 260pp Scarlet Imprint. White boards, Seal of Babalon impressed in red on front board, sl. soiled else VG+. Ltd. ed. 337/777. Scarlet Imprint postcard and business card loosely laid in £130.00


170538. PETER GREY AND ALKISTIS DIMECH (eds): XVI

1st 2010 280pp Scarlet Imprint. Illus. No d/w as issued. NM. Ltd. ed. 458/700. Essays on magical strategies for liberation in a civilization in crisis. Includes material by Ramsey Dukes, Peter Carroll, Dave Evans, Carl Abrahamsson etc. £150.00


170539. PETER GREY & ALKISTIS DIMECH (eds): DIABOLICAL

1st 2009 344pp Scarlet Imprint. Illus. inc. 10pp col. No d/w as issued. NM. Ltd. ed. 999, this copy has “Author copy” in place of the limitation number. The best of the Scarlet Imprint anthologies with material by Johnny Jakobsson, Jake Stratton-Kent, the late Stafford Stone (with images from his unpublished tarot), Thomas Karlsson etc. £150.00


161120. JOHN HAMILL (ed): THE ROSICRUCIAN SEER

1st 2009 239pp Teitan Press. NM in NM d/w. Ltd. ed. 142/950 copies. The magical writings of Frederick Hockley. £20.00


151024. KELLY E. HAYES: HOLY HARLOTS

1st 2011 293pp University of California Press. Illus. No d/w as issued, NM. A study of Pomba Gira, femininity, sexuality and Black Magic in Brazil. Include a DVD (US region 1) in a pocket inside rear cover (Slaves of the Saints), a documentary on the subject. £30.00


150725. PHILIP HESELTON: WICCAN ROOTS

1st 2000 338pp Capall Bann trade p/b. Illus. VG+. Lengthy inscription by author to previous owner. Gerald Gardner and the modern witchcraft revival. £12.00


160516. OLIVER HIBBERT: TAROT DECK AND BOOK

1st 2015 approx 60pp Von Zos hardback. Illus. in colour throughout. NM. Ltd. ed. 18/30 copies, signed by artist with eyeball device. The book contains colour reproductions of the 22 major arcana cards designed by Hibbert, plus an essay by Caroline Wise on tarot artist Pamela Colman Smith. Loosely inserted is a colour postcard featuring the painting Submerged Cathedral by Smith. This limited edition book comes with a complete 78 card tarot deck deigned by Hibbert, a psychedelically coloured set with eyeballs aplenty. Complete in box. Also includes another postcard with Hibbert art and a keyring. All materials mint. £150.00


170542. FREDERICK HOCKLEY: OCCULT SPELLS

1st 2009 208pp Teitan Press. Gilt device to front board. No d/w as issued, NM. Ltd. ed. 99/500. A collection of magical spells and experiments recorded by Hockley in the 19th. century  This copy comes with a printout of the Addenda and Corrigenda published 3 years later. £150.00


150231. PAUL HOLMAN: TARA MORGANA

Deluxe ed. 2014 112pp Scarlet Imprint oblong hardback. Quarter black morocco. silvered and marbled end papers, ivory cloth boards stamped with the device of the Blue She-Wolf. NM in slipcase. Ltd. ed. 9/40. Magical prose and a magical book. £195.00


170545. THOMAS KARLSSON: QABALAH, QLIPHOTH AND GOETIC MAGIC

1st 2007 248pp Ajna. Illus. VG in VG d/w. Scarce first edition, which includes the plate section not included in some editions. Magical study from the founder of Dragon Rouge. £125.00


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


130549. RICHARD KIECKHEFER: FORBIDDEN RITES

2012 384pp Penn State Press trade p/b. Illus. NM. Complete translation and analysis of a necromancer’s manual of the fifteenth century. £15.00


150737. JACK & ANNA KILPATRICK: RUN TOWARD THE NIGHTLAND

1st 1967 196pp Southern Methodist University Press. Magic of the Oaklahoma Cherokee. An extremely scarce and very interesting study. The authors, themselves Cherokee, have collated numerous written scraps of magic, covering love, revenge, the evil eye etc. £135.00


140520. FRANK KLAASSEN: THE TRANSFORMATIONS OF MAGIC

1st 2013 230pp Pennsylvania University Press. NM in NM d/w. Illicit learned magic in the later Middle Ages and Renaissance. Interesting academic study on the recording of (as the author sees it) two types of magic; image magic, which was recorded verbatim from manuscript to manuscript and ritual magic, which has been adapted and changed as it developed. £50.00


140523. HANS-JOSEF KLAUK: MAGIC AND PAGANISM IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY

2000 132pp T&T Clark trade p/b. NM. An interesting dissection of the Book of Acts. Material on Simon Magus, exorcisms etc. £6.00


151204. CLAUDE LECOUTEUX: THE BOOK OF GRIMOIRES

1st US 2013 264pp Inner Traditions trade p/b. Illus. NM. General study of the themes of grimoires, with a few extracts. £8.00


151027. CHARLES G. LELAND: GYPSY SORCERY

1993 272pp Naylor 4to h/b. Illus. Gilt titling to front board. VG+. A facsimile copy of the first edition of Leland’s Gypsy Sorcery and Fortune Telling. £25.00


170326. JAMES R. LEWIS & JESPER PETERSEN (eds): THE ENCYCLOPEDIC SOURCEBOOK OF SATANISM

1st 2008 774 Prometheus. Illus. Bds very slightly knocked at edges else VG+. Massive sourcebook of essays on modern Satanism, “Satanic Ritual Abuse” scares etc. £50.00


140217. [LOVECRAFT] FRANK RIPEL: THE MAGIC OF ATLANTIS

1st 1985 185pp Amalietti 1985. Illus. VG+ in VG+ d/w. The real source of the Necronomicon. First part of a trilogy, but the only part to be appear in English. First part presents the text of the Sauthenerom, which is supposed to be the text from which the Necronomicon arose. The second part describes the nature and teachings of Ripel's organisation the Ordo Rosae Misticae. £125.00


130953. VIOLET MACDERMOT: THE CULT OF THE SEER IN THE ANCIENT MIDDLE EAST

1st 1971 829pp Wellcome Institute. Sl. tear to top corner of d/w else VG+ in VG d/w. Absolutely mammoth and essential study. A contribution to current research on hallucinations drawn from Coptic and other texts. Much material on visions, demonic visits etc £75.00


120917. MICHAEL ALBION MACDONALD (ed): 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


101021. THOMAS E. MAILS: SUN DANCING

2nd. 1998 338pp Council Oak 4to p/b. Prof. illus. throughout. Inc. col. NM. The great Sioux piercing ritual. Fascinating record (by a retired Lutheran minister!) of the ritual probably best remembered from the film “A Man called Horse”. This ceremony took place in July 1974. £8.00


170327. BERNARD MEES: CELTIC CURSES

1st 2009 230pp Boydell Press. NM in NM d/w. Comprehensive study of Celtic cursing practices. £35.00


170548. RUTH MELLINKOFF: THE MARK OF CAIN

1st 1981 160pp University of California Press small hardback. Illus. VG in VG d/w. An interesting investigation into the Biblical Mark of Cain and its representation and meaning. £25.00


170328. DANIEL L. NEWMAN (Trans): THE SULTAN’S SEX POTIONS

1st 2014 approx 260pp Saqi. NM in NM d/w. Arab aphrodisiacs in the Middle Ages. Critical translation of a thirteenth century manuscript on elixirs and sexual positions etc. plus an essay on Arabic erotology and extensive appendices. £12.00


161022. [ROSALEEN NORTON] THE ART OF ROSALEEN NORTON

2nd. 1982 78pp Walter Glover 4to h/b. Prof. illus. inc. 4pp col. d/w sl. knocked at edges else VG in VG d/w. Ltd. ed. 284/1000. This scarce second edition contains 4 pages of colour not in the first or subsequent Weiser edition. Includes the poetry of Gavin Greenlees and introduction by Nevill Drury. £125.00


160243C. [ROSALEEN NORTON] THE ART OF ROSALEEN NORTON

2013 80pp Teitan Press 4to h/b. Prof. illus. in b/w. NM in NM d/w. Ltd. ed. 83/650. A facsimile copy of the original edition. With poems by Gavin Greenlees. £75.00


160245C. [ROSALEEN NORTON] THREE MACABRE TALES

1st 2010 64pp Teitan Press. Illus. NM in NM d/w. Ltd. ed. 233/666. Collection of occult fiction. £30.00


151029. TODD RAMON OCHOA: SOCIETY OF THE DEAD

1st 2010 313pp University of California Press. No d/w as issued. NM. Quita Manaquita and Palo Praise in Cuba. A study of Palo Mayombe. £35.00


170334. LAUREN PAINE: THE HIERARCHY OF HELL

1st 1972 190pp Hale. Illus. VG in VG d/w. The concepts, location and contents of Hell. £12.00


170552. TAU PALAMAS: SZYGY

Expanded 2nd. ed. 2015 260pp Transmutation Publishing. Illus. in colour. Nm in NM d/w. An expanded edition of this reflection on the Monastery of the Seven Rays, originally published by Hadean Press. £35.00


161134. STEVE PATTERSON: ART, MAGIC, ITHELL COLQUHOUN…

1st 2016 64pp Trenoweth Institute of Metaphysical Research A5 stapled booklet. Illus. NEW. Ltd. ed. 50 copies. Full title “Art, Magic, Ithell Colquhoun and an Alchemical Experiment in a Cornish Valley.” An account of ongoing experiments to evoke the Genius Loci of a Cornish Valley using the surrealistic techniques of Ithell Colquhoun. £7.50


170330. T.K. PETERS: SEXUAL PRACTICES IN WITCHCRAFT AND BLACK MAGIC VOL. 2

1st 1971 192pp Secs Press trade p/b. Prof. illus. inc. col. NM. Not only do they not make them like this any more, they never did (at least in the UK). T.K. Peters is a pseudonym of Ed Wood Jr., best know as the director of “Plan 9 from Outer Space” and similar films and as the author of numerous sleaze paperbacks and articles. A photo illustrated guide. Let’s just say the focus seems to be on oral worship… Over 18s only. £25.00


121022. JOSEPH H. PETERSON (ed): GRIMORIUM VERUM

2007 240pp CreateSpace trad p/b. Illus. Sl. mark on top edge of pages else NM. A full translation of The True Grimoire, along with additional material from variant versions and the complete French and Italian texts. Essential. £12.00


160247. CHRISTIAN RATSCH ET AL: THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF APHRODISIACS

1st 2013 736pp Park Street Press 4to h/b. Prof. illus. inc. col. NM in NM d/w. Psychoactive substances for use in sexual practices. Massive tome covering natural and manufactured aphrodisiacs. Published @ $125. £45.00


170335. PETER REDGROVE: THE BLACK GODDESS AND THE SIXTH SENSE

1st 1987 226pp Bloomsbury. d/w sl. knocked at top else VG+ in VG+ d/w. £30.00


150424. E.E. REHMUS: THE MAGICIAN’S DICTIONARY

1st 1990 302pp Feral House trade p/b. Illus. Sl. spotting and browning to edges else VG+. An apocalyptic cyclopedia of advanced magic(k)al arts and alternate meanings. £30.00


130963. LYNN E. ROLER: IN SEARCH OF GOD THE MOTHER

1st 1999 380pp California University Press. Illus. NM in NM d/w. The cult of the Anatolian Cybele, or “Magna Mater” (Great Mother). Interesting academic study. £50.00


140531. JONATHAN ROPER (ed): CHARMS, CHARMERS AND CHARMING

1st 2009 294pp Palgrave Macmillan h/b. No d/w as issued. VG+. Excellent, academic study. Features 19 essays, including material by Eva Pocs, Swedish snakebite charms, rat charms,leechcraft, charming in Serbia, Lithuania, Russia etc. £30.00


151207. ELIZABETH SHARPE: THE SECRETS OF THE KAULA CIRCLE

2012 128pp Teitan Press. NM in NM d/w. Ltd. Ed. 500 copies.

The Secrets of the Kaula Circle, originally published in 1936, was not only one of the first books to introduce the secret Indian rituals associated with the Kaula or "Tantric" family to a Western audience, but was also almost certainly the first book of its kind to be written by a woman. £25.00


161135. STEPHEN SKINNER: KEY TO THE LATIN OF DR. JOHN DEE’S SPIRITUAL DIARIES

1st 2012 307pp Golden Hoard. NM in NM d/w. A full translation of all the Latin text from the Casubon edition of Dee’s diaries. £35.00


170339. R.D. STOCK: THE FLUTES OF DIONYSUS

1st 1989 438pp University of Nebraska Press. Illus. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Daemonic enchantment in literature. An academic study, from “Euripides to William Golding,” taking in the classics, medieval literature, Machen etc. £35.00


160257. K. STRATTON & D. KALLERES (eds): HECATE’S DAUGHTERS

1st 2015 534pp Oxford University Press. Pictorial boards, no d/w as issued. NM. Collection of 15 academic essays on women and magic in the Ancient world. Drawing on ancient plays, 1 Enoch, Tacitus Annals etc. Material by Fritz Graf and others. £68.00


170303. JAKE STRATTON-KENT: GEOSOPHIA

Deluxe Draco ed. 2010 2 vols 352pp & 336pp Scarlet Imprint. Quarter veiny vellum, custom marbled boards. All edges gilt. NM in slipcase (sl. mark on rear edge). Unnumbered author’s copy from an edition of 54. Signed by author on title page. The encyclopaedia Goetica volume two. Monumental study tracing Goes from the Greeks to the grimoires. £595.00


170304. JAKE STRATTON-KENT: THE TESTAMENT OF CYPRIAN THE MAGE

Deluxe Starry Heaven ed. 2014 2 vols 320pp & 280pp Scarlet Imprint. Quarter veiny vellum, custom marbled boards. All edges gilt. NM in NM slipcase. “Author copy” from an edition of 72. Signed by author on title page of volume 2. The encyclopaedia Goetica volume three. The Book of Cyprian and his magical elements and an elucidation of the Testament of Solomon. £595.00


170305. JAKE STRATTON-KENT: THE TESTAMENT OF CYPRIAN THE MAGE

1st ed. 2014 2 vols 320pp & 280pp Scarlet Imprint. NM in NM d/ws. Ltd. ed., designated “V” of 800. Signed by author on title page. The encyclopaedia Goetica volume three. The Book of Cyprian and his magical elements and an elucidation of the Testament of Solomon. £125.00


090215. MARSHA KEITH SUCHARD: WHY MRS BLAKE CRIED

1st 2006 448pp Century. Illus. NM in NM d/w. An excellent study of William Blake and the sexual basis of spiritual vision. £15.00


170340. MONTAGUE SUMMERS (ed): THE DISCOVERIE OF WITCHCRAFT

1930 280pp Rodker. large h/b. Illus. Page edges uncut.Top edge gilt. Leather spine dulled, boards knocked at corners, some marginal spotting else VG. Ltd. ed. 160/1275. Text of the classic work by Reginald Scot. NB. This edition lacks the additional material (Discourse on Devil and Spirits etc). £125.00


170343 GREG TAYLOR (ed): DARKLORE VOL. 9

1st 2016 280pp Daily Grail. Illus. NM in NM d/w. Ltd. ed. 666 copies. Includes essays on the secrets of the cult des hachischins by Mike Jay, Blair MacKenzie Blake on opening grimoires, John Reppion on English magic and the umpteenth reprint of Fossil Angels by Alan Moore. £20.00


101024. R. CAMPBELL THOMPSON: SEMITIC MAGIC

1st 2000 286pp Weiser. NM in NM d/w. Facsimile of the 1908 edition. £25.00


130978. MAJOR A.J.N. TREMEARNE: THE BAN OF THE BORI

New ed. 1968 497pp Frank Cass. Prof. illus. VG+ in VG d/w. Important study of demons and demon dancing in west and north Africa, particularly among the Hausa. The Bori are spirits and ghosts who perform various functions and the Ban is a form of devotion (and also a ‘taboo’). £75.00


150753. E.B. TRIGG: GYPSY DEMONS AND DIVINITIES

1st 1975 238pp Sheldon Press. VG in VG d/w. The magical and supernatural practices of the gypsies. Preface by E.E. Evans Pritchard. Material on witches, the evil eye, devils etc. £25.00


170345. VARIOUS: ENGLISH WITCHCRAFT 1560-1736

6 uniform volumes 2003 Pickering & Chatto. Illus. No d/ws as issued. VG+. An extraordinary collection of facsimile reproductions of original witchcraft books, treatises and pamphlets. Vol 1 Early English Demonological works; A Treatise Against Witchcraft and A Discourse on the Damned Art of Witchcraft. Vol. 2 Early English Trial Pamphlets; 6 pamphlets, Vol. 3 The Matthew Hopkins Trials; 12 treatises, Vol 4 The Post Resoration Synthesis and its Opponents; 2 books, Vol 5 The Later English Trial Pamphlets; 9 pamphlets and Vol 6 The Final Debate; 2 books. Full contents available on request. Useful source material. £375.00


150402. WALTER E.A. VAN BEK: THE DANCING DEAD

2012 345pp Oxford University Press trade p/b. NM. Study of ritual and religion among the Kapsiki/Higi of North Cameroon and Northeastern Nigeria. £10.00


161024. [VOODOO] SELDEN RODMAN & CAROLE CLEAVER: SPIRITS OF THE NIGHT

1st 1992 144pp Spring trade p/b. Illus. VG. Study of the Vaudun Gods of Haiti. £6.00


130582. [VOODOO] SHELDON WILLIAMS: VOODOO AND ART OF HAITI

ND 1971 112pp Morland Lee trade p/b. Prof. illus. inc. col. Dedication by author on title page. VG. Well illustrated study. £10.00


150756. A.E. WAITE: THE BOOK OF CEREMONIAL MAGIC, A COMPLETE GRIMOIRE

1961 338pp Citadel trade p/b. Illus. Creased spine else VG. Much material on the grimoires. £12.00


170568. D.P. WALKER: UNCLEAN SPIRITS

1st 1981 Scolar Press. d/w sl. sunned on spine else VG+ in VG d/w. Possession and exorcism in France and England in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. £35.00


170569. STEPHEN R. WILK: MEDUSA

1st 2000 277pp Oxford University Press. Illus. Sl. knocked at bottom corners else VG+ in VG+ d/w. Solving the mystery of the Gorgon using an astrological approach. £25.00


161035. PAUL V.A. WILLIAMS: PRIMITIVE RELIGION AND HEALING

1st 1979 212pp D.S. Brewer. d/w sl. chipped at top else VG in VG d/w. Published for the Folklore Society as part of their “Mistletoe Series.” A study of folk medicine in N.E. Brazil. Much material on Candomble and extensive appendices on Brazilian herbs etc. £20.00



JOURNALS


130342. ABRAXAS ISSUE 2

Deluxe edition 2011 200pp Fulgur 4to h/b in d/w. Prof. illus. inc. col. Printed on varying types of paper. Grey cloth boards with image tipped on front board. NM in NM d/w. Ltd. ed. 200 copies. Includes a limited signed silk screen print by Barry William Hale. £175.00


161033. CLAVICULA NOX 5 MALEFICARUM NIGRA - MAGIC & MAYHEM

1st 2014 60pp Ixaxaar journal. Illus. NM. Magic & Mayhem issue. Contents include; The Commemoration of Lord Qayin by Nicholaj de Mattos Frisvold, The Curse of the Burning Grave by Frater Ben Nachash, The Way of the Night by Asenath Mason, West Country Curse-Magic by Gemma Gary, Djavulspakt- Infernal Pacts in traditional Swedish Witchcraft by C.A. Nordblom, Intoxication, Seership, and the Poison Path by Sarah Lawless, Wyrd by G. £35.00

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