Island Books: Occult
found: 10 books

 
J.D. EAST.
Eternal Quest. With Foreword by Geraldine Cummins. IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
"Psychic Press, [1960]" "8vo., First Edition; pale blue cloth, backstrip lettered in black, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper."
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Book number: 22920
GBP 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 US$ 29.07 | JP¥ 3195]
Catalogue: Occult
Keywords: "occult, john east, parapsychology"

 
J.D. EAST.
Man the Immortal. With Foreword by Evans-Wentz. Introductory Foreword by Geraldine Cummins. IN UNCLIPPED DUSTWRAPPER
"Psychic Press, [1960]" "8vo., First Edition; pale blue cloth, backstrip lettered in black, a very good, bright, clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper."
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Book number: 22919
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 21.25 US$ 23.78 | JP¥ 2614]
Catalogue: Occult
Keywords: "occult, john east, evans-wentz, parapsychology"

 
JAMES GEORGE FRAZER
"Garnered Sheaves. Essays, Addresses and Reviews."
"Macmillan, 1931" "8vo., First Edition; original cloth, gilt back, gilt top, uncut, backstrip lightly pulled at headband else a near fine copy. Collected essays covering folk-lore, burial customs, and tribal rituals from around the world by the author of 'The Golden Bough'. Besterman CCLIII."
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Book number: 9454
GBP 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.75 US$ 44.93 | JP¥ 4938]
Catalogue: Occult
Keywords: "folklore, archaeology, sociology, anthropology, frazer, golden bough"

 
JAMES GEORGE FRAZER
The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. Abridged Edition. IN FULL MOROCCO
"Macmillan, 1922" "8vo., First Edition thus, with a frontispiece toned in sepia, small neat contemporary signature on half-title; handsomely bound in full green morocco, back gilt with raised bands, pictorial gilt 'mistletoe' emblem from front board mounted on new leaf at front, uncut, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. Complete with 4pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end. Frazer's masterwork first appeared in two volumes in 1890, with a second edition in three volumes in 1900. This is the first appearance of the abridged edition. 'While the bulk of the book has been greatly reduced, I have endeavoured to to retain its leading principles, together with an amount of evidence sufficient to illustrate them clearly' (Author's Preface)."
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Book number: 16545
GBP 310.00 [Appr.: EURO 362.5 US$ 409.61 | JP¥ 45024]
Catalogue: Occult
Keywords: "occult, religion, folklore, magic, golden bough, frazer"

 
JAMES GEORGE FRAZER
The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. Abridged Edition. IN FULL MOROCCO
"Macmillan, 1922" "8vo., First Edition thus, with a frontispiece toned in sepia, small neat contemporary signature on half-title; handsomely bound in full green morocco, back gilt with raised bands, pictorial gilt 'mistletoe' emblem from front board mounted on new leaf at front, uncut, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation. Complete with 4pp publisher's catalogue bound in at end. Frazer's masterwork first appeared in two volumes in 1890, with a second edition in three volumes in 1900. This is the first appearance of the abridged edition. 'While the bulk of the book has been greatly reduced, I have endeavoured to to retain its leading principles, together with an amount of evidence sufficient to illustrate them clearly' (Author's Preface)."
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Book number: 18757
GBP 310.00 [Appr.: EURO 362.5 US$ 409.61 | JP¥ 45024]
Catalogue: Occult
Keywords: "occult, religion, folklore, magic, golden bough, frazer"

 
JAMES GEORGE FRAZER
The Golden Bough. A Study in Magic and Religion. ABRIDGED EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER
"Macmillan, 1963" "8vo., original green cloth, upper board blocked in blind, gilt back, a very good, bright, clean copy in price-clipped dustwrapper, the latter mildly browned at backstrip. Frazer's masterwork first appeared in two volumes in 1890, with a second edition in three volumes in 1900. This abridged edition first appeared in 1922. 'While the bulk of the book has been greatly reduced, I have endeavoured to to retain its leading principles, together with an amount of evidence sufficient to illustrate them clearly' (Author's Preface). Nice, clean copy of the abridged edition."
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Book number: 18758
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.25 US$ 39.64 | JP¥ 4357]
Catalogue: Occult
Keywords: "occult, religion, folklore, magic, golden bough, frazer"

 
(FREEMASONRY). J. JOHNSTONE
History of Lodge of Harmony. No. 255 1785-1937 and Chapter of Iris No. 255 1807-1937. 150 COPIES WERE PRINTED
"Kenning & Son, 1938" "8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece and 72 plates on 40; original blue pebble-grain roan, upper board and backstrip blocked and lettered in gilt, gilt top, marbled endpapers, backstrip lightly rubbed at extremities else a near fine copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 150 NUMBERED COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR (THIS COPY NO. 19). This copy is also inscribed by the wife of Edward Lever in memory of her husband who attended the Lodge for fifty years. Extremely scarce."
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Book number: 19070
GBP 136.00 [Appr.: EURO 159 US$ 179.7 | JP¥ 19753]
Catalogue: Occult
Keywords: "occult, freemasonry, masons, masonic lodges, masonic studies, lodge of harmony, chapter of iris"

 
R.P. KNIGHT
"A Discourse on the Worship of Priapus, and its Connection with the Mystic Theology of the Ancients. (A new Edition). To which is added an Essay on the Worship of the Generative Powers during the Middle Ages of Western Europe. 675 COPIES WERE PRINTED"
"[Charles Skilton, 1952]" "8vo., on laid paper, with 40 plates; original blue half morocco, blue cloth sides, back with four raised bands ruled in gilt, second compartment with blue leather label framed and lettered in gilt, gilt top, marbled endpapers, a near fine copy. EDITION LIMITED TO 675 NUMBERED COPIES (THIS COPY NO. 638). Nice copy of the Skilton reissue of Payne's classic study, first published in 1865."
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Book number: 25046
GBP 160.00 [Appr.: EURO 187.25 US$ 211.41 | JP¥ 23238]
Catalogue: Occult
Keywords: "occult, erotica, priapus, phallicism, phallic worship, payne knight"

 
A. LE PLONGEON
"Sacred Mysteries among the Mayas and the Quiches. Freemasonry in Times Anterior to the Temple of Solomon. Third Edition. BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY"
"Macoy Publishing and Masonic Supply Company, New York NY, 1909" "8vo., Third Edition, with portrait frontispiece (original tissue guard present), plates toned in sepia and illustrations in the text; original mustard cloth, upper board blocked in blind, gilt back, a near fine copy. With personal bookplate, and contemporary trade ticket of Watkins of Cecil Court London, on front free endpaper. VERY SCARCE."
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Book number: 27055
GBP 86.00 [Appr.: EURO 100.75 US$ 113.63 | JP¥ 12491]
Catalogue: Occult
Keywords: "occult, freemasonry, mayas, quiches, le plongeon"

 
T. WELTON (TRANS.)
"Jacob's Rod. A Translation from the French of a Rare and Curious Work, A.D. 1693, on the Art of Finding Springs, Mines and Minerals by Means of the Hazel Rod. OUTSTANDING COPY IN CONTEMPORARY CALF"
"Privately Printed, n.d. [1870]" Sm. 8vo. First Edition with wood-engraved frontispiece neat personal name-stamp on blank preliminary and title; attractively bound in contemporary half calf purple cloth boards back with five raised bands ruled in gilt second compartment with red leather Privately published by the translator and almost certainly the sole edition. EXTREMELY SCARCE. BLPC gives the date.
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Book number: 27297
GBP 365.00 [Appr.: EURO 426.75 US$ 482.29 | JP¥ 53013]
Catalogue: Occult
Keywords: "occult, devining, hazel rod, water witchery, water devining, deviners"

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