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The Meaning of Man: The Foundations of the Science of Knowledge
by Sidi 'Ali al-Jamal of Fez

Diwan Press, UK, 1977

Hard Cover, 455 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Pristine copy, cloth covers with silver-gilt spine title. Minor bumping and minimal fraying to bottom edge of spine. Unmarked pages. Contains black/white photographs and illustrations. DJ missing.

 

Price:  $175.00  




The Universal Constant in Living
by F. Matthias Alexander

Mouritz, London, 2000
Fourth Revised Edition


Hard Cover, 366 pp.

Alexander's final book, an exposition of his 45 years of practical teaching experience. This is the "cream" edition, with additional Foreword by Walter Carrington and Introductory Notes by Jean M. O. Fischer.


Book Condition: Book: As New. Black cloth boards, gilt spine and front title, ribbon marker. DJ: Fine. Slight shelfwear, otherwise as new. Mylar protected.

 

Price:  $145.00  




Evening Talks with Sri Aurobindo
by Sri Aurobindo, recorded by A. B. Purani

Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, India, 1966

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 320 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good. Cover clean, sunned, edgewear, endpapers rippled, corners bumped, pages clean but sunned, distributor stamp on front endpaper. DJ: Good. Open tears and chipping on top and bottom of spine and on the back, sunned. Now mylar-protected.

 

Price:  $50.00  




Glossary of Terms in Sri Aurobindo's Writings
by Sri Aurobindo

Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry, India, 1978

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 300 pp.
First Edition


Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Beautifully woven off-white cloth cover, pages crisp and clean, secure binding, minor stains on top page edges, small distribution sticker on title page, sunning, appears unread. DJ: Good. Clean, with slight tear on top of spine, minor watermarks top front edge and spine, sunned, price clipped. Now mylar-protected.

 

Price:  $135.00  




An Examined Life: Marjory Barlow and the Alexander Technique
by Marjory Barlow

Mornum Time Press, Berkeley, CA, 2002
First Edition


Hard Cover, 333 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. Appears unread. Half-cloth binding, blue boards with black spine and silver lettering. DJ: As New. Gold with stylized border.

 

Price:  $75.00  




Dragon's Play: A New Taoist Transmission of the Complete Experience of Human Life
by Charles Belyea and Steven Tainer

Great Circle Lifeworks, Berkeley, CA, 1991

Soft Cover, 196 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. As new but for slight shelfwear and crease at top corner. Bright unmarked pages. Contains illustrations by Xiao-Lun Lin.

 

Price:  $45.00  




Approaching Subud: Ten Talks by J. G. Bennett
by J. G. Bennett

Dharma Book Company, New York, 1962
First Edition


Hard Cover with dust jacket, 5 x 7, 274 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Crisp pages; uncreased spine, lightly bumped on top and bottom. DJ: Very Good. Mylar wrapped with minor shelfwear under wrap, lightly sunned.

 

Price:  $62.00  




Energies: Material, Vital, Cosmic
by John G. Bennett

Claymont Communications, Charles Town, WV, 1989

Soft Cover, 121 pp.

Book Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread, light edgewear, shelfwear, tight binding. Pages bright and clean.

 

Price:  $85.00  




Wandering God: A Study in Nomadic Spirituality
by Morris Berman

State University of New York Press, Albany, NY, 2000
First Edition


Hard Cover, 349 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. No DJ as issued.

 

Price:  $70.00  




Bogdanov and His Work: A Guide to the Published and Unpublished Works of Alexander A. Bogdanov (Malinovsky) 1873-1928
by John Biggart, Georgii Gloveli, Avraham Yassour

Ashgate Publishing Co., Aldershot, UK, 1998

Hard Cover, 495 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread. Tight binding. Minor rubbing to cover and shelfwear, pristine pages.

 

Price:  $130.00  




Being-in-the-World: Selected Papers of Ludwig Binswanger
by Ludwig Binswanger; Jacob Needleman, tr

Basic Books, Inc., New York , 1963

Hard Cover, 364 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near fine. Blue cloth with gilt spine title, tight binding, corners slightly bowed, slight bumping, shelfwear. DJ: Very good. Closed tears on front and back, otherwise intact, some soiling. Now mylar covered.

 

Price:  $60.00  




Sensory Awareness: The Rediscovery of Experiencing Through Workshops with Charlotte Selver
by Charles V.W. Brooks

Felix Morrow, Great Neck, NY, 1986

Soft Cover, 244 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, slight shelfwear, sticker residue on front endpaper, pages clean.

 

Price:  $75.00  




Mackey's Revised History of Freemasonry
by Robert Ingham Clegg, 33°
With the co-operation of many eminent authorities
including William James Hughan


The Masonic History Co, Chicago, 1921

7-volume set; index at end of Vol. 7
Hard Cover, quarto 8.25 x 11, 2,376 pp.


Book Condition: Near Fine. Brown leatherette covers with green, gray and red ink stamped decorative borders, front cover has gilt stamped emblem of publishing company, spine has bright gilt lettering and bright gold embossed with Freemason emblem; all edges of text block gilt; bright gilt endpapers stamped with Freemason emblem. All volumes have full color frontispiece and numerous illustrated plates in color and b/w. Volume 1 contains a full page color portrait of Mackey, printed with brush strokes on heavy cloth. All volumes have corners slightly bumped, head and tail of spines slightly bumped, some have boards slightly bowed. Pages clean and crisp. Except for shelfwear, appears unread.

 

Price:  $325.00  




The Theory of Celestial Influence: Man, the Universe, and Cosmic Mystery
by Rodney Collin

Vincent Stuart Publishers, London, 1954
First Edition


Hard Cover, 6 x 10, 393 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Good. Orange cloth boards with gilt titled spine. Binding tight. Cover well-worn with some staining, tanning, and fraying. Clean pages. 8 illustration plates, 16 line drawings, appendices. DJ missing.

 

Price:  $110.00  




The Theory of Eternal Life
by Rodney Collin

Stourton Press, Cape Town, South Africa, 1950
Limited Edition of 600 copies


Hard Cover, 7.5 x 11, 120 pp., 1 color and 8 black & white annotated illustrations

Book Condition: Very Good+. Clear crisp copy, secure binding, blue cloth boards with some sunning, fading to spine, bumping to spine and corners, tanning on endpapers. Diagrams and illustrations.

 

Price:  $115.00  




Sherborne House Book of Herbs
by Coombe Springs Press

Gloucestershire, England, 1977

Soft Cover, 7.75 x 11.25, 71 pp. Silk-screened cover and text, multi-colored ink and paper

Book Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread. A compendium of herbs and their uses, charmingly illustrated. Corners slightly fanned, minor shelfwear, clean pages.

 

Price:  $125.00  




Mount Analogue: A Novel of Symbolically Authentic Non-Euclidean Adventures in Mountain Climbing
by René Daumal

Pantheon, New York, 1960

Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.5 x 8.5, 156 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Tight binding, bright pages, top and bottom of spine slightly frayed otherwise excellent condition. DJ: Very Good. Sunning on spine, some chips and tears. Now mylar-covered.

 

Price:  $115.00  




Michael Maier's Atalanta Fugiens: Sources of an Alchemical Book of Emblems
by H.M.E De Jong

Nicholas-Hays Inc., Maine, 2002

Very rare, out of print.

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6.25 x 9.25, 461 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. A flawless copy with gilt spine and cover title, includes many illustrations and fold-out at back. DJ: Fine. Slight bumping to head and tail of spine. Now protected in mylar.

 

Price:  $495.00  




Physical Control of the Mind: Toward a Psychocivilized Society
by José M. R. Delgado, M.D.; Ruth Nanda Anshen, editor

Harper & Row, New York, 1969
First Edition


Hard Cover, 280 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Clean bright boards, tight binding, some foxing to edges. Unmarked pages, owner inscribed, contains black and white photographs. DJ: Near Fine. Clean, slight rubbing, small closed tear top front, back sunned, now mylar-covered.

 

Price:  $85.00  




Gurdjieff: Annotated Bibliography
by J. Walter Driscoll and The Gurdjieff Foundation of California

Garland Publishing, New York, 1985
First Edition


Hard Cover, 363 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Clean blue boards, gilt title, slight edgewear, bright text, crisp unmarked pages. Introductory essay by Michel de Salzmann. No DJ as issued.

 

Price:  $175.00  




The Living Work: Gurdjieff's Teaching in Action
by Brian Earl

Fourth Way Group, Victoria, Australia, 1984
First Edition
Signed by author


Soft Cover, 5.5 x 8.25, 231 pp.

Book Condition: Near Fine. Tight binding, vivid cover with minor shelfwear; bottom back corner slightly bent; seller's stamp on inside front cover. Bright, crisp pages.

 

Price:  $80.00  




Foundations of Natural Spirituality
by Bahram Elahi

Element, Shaftesbury, Dorset, 1997

Soft Cover, 5.5 x 8.5, 165 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, tight binding, slight soiling to edges of text block, otherwise as new.

 

Price:  $80.00  




Theosophy, Imagination, Tradition: Studies in Western Esotericism
by Antoine Faivre

State University of New York Press, Albany, NY, 2000

Hard Cover, 269 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, tight binding, corners slightly bumped, otherwise as new. No dustjacket as issued.

 

Price:  $125.00  




Hermetica
by

Far West Undertakings, San Francisco, 1977

Soft Cover, 90 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Slight shelfwear, small mark on front cover, one on the back, some age tanning. Contains Corpus Hermeticum and Stobaei Hermetica excerpts.

 

Price:  $95.00  




Lords of the Left-hand Path: A History of Spiritual Dissent
by Stephen E. Flowers

Runa-Raven Press, Smithville, TX, 1997

Soft Cover, 261 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Shelfwear, clean pages. Appears unread.

 

Price:  $95.00  




Dancing into Darkness: Butoh, Zen, and Japan
by Sondra Horton Fraleigh

University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA, 1999
First Edition


Hard Cover, 272 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: As New. Dramatic photo of dancer. Mylar-protected.

 

Price:  $80.00  




On Attention: Talks, Essays and Letters to His Pupils
by Christopher Fremantle; Lillian Firestone Boal, editor

Indications Press, Denville, NJ, 1993
First Edition


Hard Cover, 171 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Blue linen boards with gilt spine title, slight shelfwear, otherwise as new. DJ: Fine. Bright and clean, slight shelfwear. Now mylar-covered.

 

Price:  $85.00  




The Dwellings of the Philosophers (Les demeures philosophales et le symbolisme hermétique dans ses rapports avec l'art sacré et l'ésotérisme du grand-oeuvre)
by Fulcanelli
Brigitte Donvez and Lionel Perrin, translators


Archive Press, Boulder CO, 1999

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6 x 9, 550 pp.
39 Illustrations by Julien Champagne


Book Condition: Book: As New. A flawless copy. Gilt spine title. DJ: As New. Glossy black with red lettering and golden image of the alchemical salamander.

 

Price:  $540.00  




Some New Translations from Goethe
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, translated by Martha Ridge Bannan

John C. Yorston, Philadelphia, 1899
First Edition.
Translated for the first time and in the original meters.


Hard Cover, 5.5 x 8, 116 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Title, portrait of Goethe and decoration in gilt on cloth. Cloth cover is clean but worn, bumped corners, page tops gilt-edged, lovely engravings, pages tanned, some chipping last page, gutter separated from back pastedown, very well preserved. Now mylar-covered. Issued without dustjacket.

 

Price:  $30.00  




Labores Juveniles
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Graphische Kunstanstalten, Frankfurt, 1964
Facsimile edition of Goethe's handwritten manuscript


In linen clamshell. 7.5 x 8.75, 6 non-numbered sheets, 85 double-sided pages, 173 sides.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Binding tight, pages clean. Clamshell: Fine. Cream-colored linen cover, Minor bumping to corners.

 

Price:  $50.00  




Goethe the Alchemist: A Study of Alchemical Symbolism in Goethe's Literary and Scientific Works
by Ronald D. Gray

Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1952
First Edition


Hard Cover, 5.75 x 8.625, 312 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Gilt spine title. Sunning on spine and cover, edges slightly soiled, spine cracked at page 154; pages clean and unmarked. Frontispiece, two b/w plates, diagram of Goethe's Urpflanze, symbols throughout the text.. DJ missing.

 

Price:  $85.00  




Biography of American Author Jean Toomer, 1894-1967
by John Chandler Griffin

The Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, NY, 2002

Hard Cover, 242 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Rare, collectible edition with unique photo of toomer on front board. Appears unread, very slight cocking. Includes photos and an interview with margery content toomer. No dust jacket, as issued.

 

Price:  $105.00  




All and Everything: Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson
by G.I. Gurdjieff

Harcourt Brace, New York, 1950
First Edition
Subscription Copy No. 131 with Bookplate; subscribed for by: R.E. and I.M. Lansdown


Hard Cover with dust jacket, 4.5 x 6.5, 1,238 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good. Clean copy with some tanning, good binding. DJ: Good. Small spot on front, top right corner torn, minor chipping, edges worn, now mylar-covered.

This is a subscriber's edition with a printed signature of Gurdjieff's name and a bookplate with the copy number and subscriber's name hand written: "This is Copy No. 131 of the First Edition of the First Series of the Writings of G. Gurdjieff. This edition has been made possible by those who had benefitted from his ideas and who wished to assist in the publication of his works. This copy was subscribed for by R. E. and I. M. Lansdown."

 

Price:  $1,400.00  




All and Everything: Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson
by G.I. Gurdjieff

Harcourt Brace, New York, 1950
First U.S. Edition
Subscription Copy No. 109 with Bookplate; subscribed for by H. D. Cullimore


Hard Cover, 4.5 x 6.5, 1,238 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Good. Clean copy with some tanning, front board creased; head, tail and joint fraying; binding loose but secure. DJ: Fair. Some chipping at top and bottom, edgewear, rubbing. Now mylar-covered.

This is a subscriber's edition with a printed signature of Gurdjieff's name and a bookplate with the copy number and subscriber's name hand written: "This is Copy No. 109 of the First Edition of the First Series of the Writings of G. Gurdjieff. This edition has been made possible by those who had benefitted from his ideas and who wished to assist in the publication of his works. This copy was subscribed for by H. D. Cullimore."

 

Price:  $1,200.00  




Beelzebubs Erzählungen für seinen Enkel
(All and Everything: Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson)

by G.I. Gurdjieff

Sphinx Pocket, Germany, 1983
German edition


Soft Cover, three-volume set, 4.25 x 7, 1,322 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good. Clean copy, bottom right corner of one cover creased, minor tanning, well-maintained.

 

Price:  $115.00  




Récits de Belzébuth à son petit-fils
(All and Everything: Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson)

by G.I. Gurdjieff

Janus, Paris, 1956
No. 22 from a Special Privately Distributed Set of 75 given to those who helped with the publication
Translated from the original manuscript


Hard Cover, 4.75 x 6.75, 1,178 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Appears unread, red leather binding and ribbon marker; cover worn at top and bottom edges, four early pages uncut. Glassine wrapper with tears and chips at corners.

 

Price:  $900.00  




Rencontres avec des hommes remarquables
(Meetings with Remarkable Men)

by G.I. Gurdjieff

Julliard, Paris, 1960
Special Deluxe Edition, one of 20 copies printed for Private Distribution on pur fil du marais
Inscribed by J. de Salzmann "To my dear friends Keith and Rita" on half title page
Translated from the Russian by Jeanne de Salzmann with the help of Henri Tracol, frontispiece with photograph of author, table of contents in back


Soft Cover, 5.5 x 7, 355 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Good. Clean copy, top right of front cover creased, bottom right corner dented tear on front bottom joint water stains on front and back covers, chipping on covers, creases on some pages near top of hinge.

 

Price:  $725.00  




The Herald of Coming Good
by G.I. Gurdjieff

La Societé Anonyme des Editions de L´Ouest, Angers, France, 1933
Very rare, with Registration Blank No. 00262 appended in front and back within body of text. Stamped "PARIS 1933" on bottom of back cover.


Soft Cover, 6.5 x 9, 89 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good. Unusual design of blue diagonal lines on beige front cover. Pages clean and crisp, front cover unglued at spine, some indenting and staining on back and front covers, bumping on bottom of spine, small open tear at bottom spine, slight soiling on front cover and small crease on bottom edge; very well preserved.

 

Price:  $2,200.00  




The Works of G. Gurdjieff
3-volume set

by G. I. Gurdjieff

Editions Janus, Paris, 1951

Large Soft Cover folios with stiff covers, in plain glassine wrappers, 9.5 x 13

Book Condition: Folios: Near Fine. Minor tanning, clean pages, tight binding. Wrappers: Near Fine. Originals.

Vol 1: Songs and Rhythms from Asia
Unnumbered pages of 19 musical compositions

Vol 2: Dances and Chants of the Seids
Unnumbered pages of 14 musical compositions

Vol 3: Dervish Chants and Dances
Unnumbered pages of 10 musical compositions

 

Price:  $275.00  




Ceremonies
by Barbara Hachmuth

Two Rivers Press, Aurora, OR, 1980
Limited edition of 200 copies. Typeset, printed and bound by hand


Hard Cover, 4.25 x 5.5, 29 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. Appears unread; red cloth with gilt title, endpapers decorated with raised motif of an acanthus leaf.

 

Price:  $90.00  




Meditation Symbols in Eastern & Western Mysticism: Mysteries of the Mandala
by Manly P. Hall

Philosophical Research Society, Los Angeles, 1988

Soft Cover, 8.5 x 11, 249 pp.

Book Condition: First Edition. Fine. Glossy black cover with colorful image of 1,000-armed Buddha. Color plates and b/w engravings. Slight shelfwear, some curling to corners, clean unmarked pages.

 

Price:  $85.00  




Creating a Soul: Insights from a Fourth Way School
by Girard Haven

Ulysses Books, Oregon House, CA, 1999

Hard Cover, 611 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Cream colored linen boards, black lettering to spine, with minor bumping. Classical figures on endpapers. Clean pages. Written by a follower of Robert Burton. DJ: Fine. Black title. Dramatic cover with images of classical sculpture. Slight bumping at spine. Now covered in mylar.

 

Price:  $125.00  




The Prize Is Eternity: Foundations of Inner Work in the Fourth Way
by Girard Haven

Ulysses Books, Oregon House, CA, 2002

Soft Cover, 5.75 x 8.25, 153 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Clean, crisp pages, slight shelfwear.

 

Price:  $65.00  




Look a Lion in the Eye: On Safari Through Africa
by Kathryn Hulme

Atlantic Monthly/Little, Brown & Co., Boston, MA, 1974
First Edition

Inscribed "For John Pentland for 'Idiot Relief' if you ever have time for such!.." and signed by author, July 16, 1974, Kauai. Author underlines certain passage in text for Pentland to read regarding G.I. Gurdjieff.


Hard Cover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.5, 223 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good+. Clean copy, bright photos, minor foxing on edges, bright gilt lettering, minor edgewear on bottom corner of front cover, cocked. DJ: Very Good+. Bright colors, minor chipping, now mylar-covered.

 

Price:  $85.00  




Interviews with Oscar Ichazo
by Oscar Ichazo

Arica Institute Press, New York, 1982

First edition. Hard Cover, 190 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Blue cloth cover, gilt spine title, minor bumping to corners and spine; bright clean pages. DJ: Very Good. Intact, some soiling, chipping and small open tears. Now mylar-covered.

 

Price:  $150.00  




Churchill's War Volume I: The Struggle for Power
by David Irving

Veritas Publishing Co., Australia, 1987

Hard Cover, 666 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Clean boards with gilt title on spine, minor shelfwear, tight binding, unmarked pages, tanning consistent with age. Illustrated with black and white photographs. DJ: As New. Clean, bright, colorful. Mylar-covered.

 

Price:  $95.00  




Churchill's War Volume II: Triumph in Adversity
by David Irving

Focal Point Publications, London, 2001

Hard Cover, 1051 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. Author's signature on a blank label affixed to the title page, ribbon marker, illustrated with color and black and white photographs. DJ: As New. Colorful photograph of Winston Churchill on front cover. Mylar-covered.

 

Price:  $130.00  




Goebbels: Mastermind of the Third Reich
by David Irving

Focal Point Publications, London, 1996

Hard Cover, 722 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Clean boards, gilt spine title, tight binding, minor bumping at corners. Bright pages, with color, sepia and b/w photographs. DJ: Fine. Minimal shelfwear, surface crease on front cover, now mylar-covered.

 

Price:  $140.00  




The Alchemical Works of Geber
by Jabir Ibn Hayyan; Richard Russell, tr.

Samuel Weiser, York Beach, ME, 1994
Limited Edition, no. 94 of 999


Hard Cover, 264 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Black glossy cloth cover with gilt spine title. Features illustrations contained in Latin edition of 1545. Pages and edges bright, binding tight; some foxing on front and back end papers; slight bumping lower corner, front cover. DJ: Good. Clean front with some edgewear, chipping to back, slight foxing on underside of inside flaps. Now mylar protected.

 

Price:  $130.00  




The Fulcanelli Phenomenon: Story of a Twentieth Century Alchemist
by Kenneth Rayner Johnson

Neville Spearman, UK, 1980

Hard Cover with mylar-covered dust jacket, 5.5 x 8.75, 323 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Cloth boards, clean and bright with three small, slight dents on back, slight bumping on base and top of spine, only minor shelfwear, binding tight, pages clean and crisp. DJ: Near Fine. Cover photograph clean and bright, minor chipping on top edge of spine, a small triangular chip and scuffing on the base of the spine, now protected in mylar.

 

Price:  $155.00  




Obelists at Sea
by C. Daly King

Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1933

Hard Cover, 328 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good+. Clean cover and spine with dramatic black and white design. Tight binding, unmarked pages, owner's name inscribed on endpaper. Minor bumping to spine and corners, pages soiled at edges.

 

Price:  $133.00  




The Butterfly: A Symbol of Conscious Evolution
by C. Daly King

Bridge Press, New York, 1996

Softcover, 5.5 x 8.25, 114 pp.

Book Condition: As New. Appears unread, colorful cover with an abstract butterfly merged with an enneagram.

 

Price:  $115.00  




The Psychology of Consciousness
by C. Daly King

Routledge, England, 1999

Hard Cover, 5.5 x 9, 256 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, green boards with black title and tree design; small scrape on back, slight shelfwear, otherwise as new. No DJ as issued.

 

Price:  $210.00  




The Golden Game: Alchemical Engravings of the Seventeenth Century
by Stanislas Klossowski de Rola

Thames and Hudson, London, 1997

Soft Cover, 320 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread. As new but for slight shelfwear. Bright, clean pages. Gold wraps with alchemical engraving of sun and moon. With comprehensive selection of engravings.

 

Price:  $265.00  




The Golden Game: Alchemical Engravings of the Seventeenth Century
by Stanislas Klossowski de Rola

Thames and Hudson, London, 1997

Soft Cover, 320 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread. As new but for slight shelfwear and remainder mark on bottom text block. Bright, clean pages. Self-wraps are gold with alchemical engraving of sun and moon. With comprehensive selection of engravings.

 

Price:  $245.00  




The Future of Humanity: Two Dialogues between J. Krishnamurti, David Bohm
by J. Krishnamurti and David Bohm

Mirananda/Den Haag, Denmark, 1986

Soft Cover, 85 pp.

Book Condition: Fine: Tight binding, covers slightly rubbed, pages bright and unmarked, ribbon marker. Photo of Krishamurti on front cover, Bohm on the back cover.

 

Price:  $125.00  




The Whole Movement of Life Is Learning: J. Krishnamurti's Letters to His Schools
by J. Krishnamurti

Krishnamurti Foundation Trust, Bramdean, Hampshire, UK, 2006

Soft Cover, 262 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, color photo of Krishnamurti on cover, binding tight, slight shelfwear. Pages bright, unmarked.

 

Price:  $83.00  




The Alexander Technique As I See It
by Patrick Macdonald

The Alpha Press, Portland, OR, 2002

Soft Cover, 113 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Slight shelfwear, otherwise as new.

 

Price:  $95.00  




An Encyclopedia of Freemasonry: And Its Kindred Sciences Comprising the Whole Range of Arts, Sciences and Literature as Connected with the Institution. The New and Revised Edition
by Albert G. Mackey, M.D., 33°, and William J. Hughan, 32° Revision by William J. Hughan, 32°, and Edward L. Hawkins, M.A., 30°

The Masonic History Co., Chicago, 1921

Two-volume set Hard Cover, quarto 9.75 x 12, Vol. I A-L 455 pp., Vol. II L-Z 913 pp.

Book Condition: Very Good. Brown leatherette covers with green, yellow and red ink stamped decorative borders, front cover has gilt stamped emblem of publishing company, spine has faded gilt lettering and gilt stamped Freemason emblem; all edges of text block gilt; marbled endpapers; colored frontispiece, b/w plates, many illustrations in text. Some rubbing to boards and edges, edges and corners are bumped and rubbed, some fraying on top corners; spine uncreased, ends bent and rubbed; front hinge on both volumes slightly loose. Vol. I endpaper loose at hinge. Pages clean and tight, with tanning.

 

Price:  $200.00  




Gold Dust
by Louise March

Rochester Folk Art Guild, Middlesex, New York, 1980

Limited edition. No. 198 of 500, inscribed to owner by author, dated December 2, 1982

Hard cover album with open binding, hand printed, hand bound on hand-made paper, 6.5 x 8, 30 pp.

Book Condition: As New. Hardcover album of poems with open binding. Printed by hand on handmade paper and hand-bound.

 

Price:  $130.00  




The Road to True Professionalism
by Edward Matchett

UniS Institute, Bridgewater, NJ, 1994

Soft Cover, 212 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Minor shelfwear, otherwise as new. Covered in white card stock with black tape spine. Drawing of an enneagram on cover and title page. The author shares ideas with Bennett and Anthony Blake.

 

Price:  $75.00  




Gurdjieffian Confessions: A Self Remembered
by James Moore

Gurdjieff Studies Ltd., Hove, Great Britain, 2005
First Edition


Hard Cover, 281 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Slight shelfwear, otherwise as new. DJ: Fine. Slight edgewear. Now mylar-protected.

 

Price:  $155.00  




Insight into Living
by Eli Mordecai

Eli Mordecai, Australia, 1998

Soft Cover, 150 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread, slight shelfwear. Eli Mordecai was an early member of Stanley Nott's Sydney Gurdjieff group.

 

Price:  $80.00  




Bubastis (1887–1889)
Eighth Memoir of The Egyptian Exploration Fund (Volume for 1889–1890)

by Edouard Naville

Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London, 1891
Published by order of the committee
First Edition


Royal quarto Hard Cover, 10.5 x 12.75, 71 pp.
54 plates, including frontispiece; 22 lithographic plates of inscriptions, some foldout; 32 collotype photographic plates, some with multiple images; and a plan drawn by Count R. d'Hulst
Original binding in quarter cloth and printed boards


Book Condition: Very Good+. Sewn binding intact; spine brittle with chipping on head and tail; some splitting of front pastedown; cover rubbed with minor bubbling and staining; edgewear, corners bumped; pages very clean with some sunning; owner label on front pastedown; black/white and sepia plates bright and unmarked.

 

Price:  $150.00  




The Festival Hall of Osorkon II: In the Great Temple of Bubastis (1887–1889)
Tenth Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund

by Edouard Naville

Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London, 1892
Published by order of the committee
First Edition


Royal quarto Hard Cover, 10.5 x 12.75, 40 pp.
40 leaves of black and white half-toned and photoengraved plates, index
Original binding in quarter cloth and printed boards


Book Condition: Very Good. Sewn binding intact; some splitting of front cover hinge; spine brittle and chipped at edges; edgewear; owner name label on front pastedown; pages clean and bright, some uncut, some sunning and foxing; plates bright and unmarked.

 

Price:  $175.00  




Gehennical Fire: The Lives of George Starkey, an American Alchemist in the Scientific Revolution
by William R. Newman

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 1994
First Edition


Hard Cover, 348 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: Fine. Slight shelfwear. Now mylar-covered.

 

Price:  $75.00  




Dream Psychology
by Maurice Nicoll

Oxford Medical Publications, Henry Frowde and Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1917
First Edition


Hard Cover, 5 x 6.5, 194 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Good +. Original red cloth, gilt titled spine; no dustjacket as issued. Tight binding, bumping to spine and corners, spine has some discoloration and is frayed at top edge, pages unmarked, foxing on front and back matter pages. Very good condition for its age.

 

Price:  $175.00  




Poems
by Maurice Nicoll

Privately bound and printed at New End House, Hampstead, England
No. 76 of Limited Edition of an unstated number, 9 poems


Paper and cloth, 5.75 x 8, 10 single-sided pages.

Book Condition: Very Good. Bright attractive copy, yellow cloth spine, covers front and rear of black & white design, pages crisp and clean, very slight rubbing on corners, owner signed on inside front cover, back inside cover tanned.

 

Price:  $175.00  




Psychological Commentaries on the Teaching of Gurdjieff and Ouspensky, 3-volume set
by Maurice Nicoll

Kitchen & Barratt, London, 1949
Privately printed for subscribers only; No. 101 of Limited Edition of 200 copies, volumes hand numbered.


Hard Cover, 6 x 9.75

Book Condition: Books: Very Good. Pages clean and crisp, minor bumping on spines and slight scuffing, spines and binding strong and tight on all three volumes.

Vol 1: pp. 1 to 371; sunning and slight foxing on early pages and back endpaper

Vol 2: pp. 372 to 777; signed in pencil by owner on front endpaper, slight sunning and stain on title page, sunning on back endpaper

Vol 3: pp. 778 to 1229; sunning and stains on half title page

 

Price:  $2,000.00  




The Mirror: Advice on the Presence of Awareness
by Namkhai Norbu

Station Hill Openings, Barrytown, NY, 1996

Second Edition Soft Cover, 72 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Clean cover, unmarked pages, slight shelfware, bookstore sticker on back.

 

Price:  $80.00  




Journey Through This World: The Second Journal of a Pupil, Including an Account of Meetings with G.I. Gurdjieff, A.R. Orage, and P.D. Ouspensky
by C. S. Nott

Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1969

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 5.5 x 8.75, 254 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good+. Secure binding, blue cloth covers with gilt lettering, some sunning, date in ink on front pastedown, clean pages. DJ: Good. Now mylar-covered, chipping at edges and spine, some minor scuffing, no tears.

 

Price:  $40.00  




On Love—and Three Essays from the Notebook of A.R.Orage
by A. R. Orage

The Society for Traditional Studies, Toronto, 1969
Limited Edition, number 34 of 200.
Hard Cover, 5.5 x 8.5, 26 pp.


Contains the four installments of Orage's 1933-34 "My Note Book" series on ancient Indian culture from The Aryan Path

Book Condition: Fine. Cloth bound with gilt print on cover, cover slightly soiled and canted, clean pages, sturdy binding. Contains the four installments of Orage's 1933-34 "My Note Book" series on ancient Indian culture from The Aryan Path.

 

Price:  $95.00  




Guida Spirituale: Discourse on the Desiderata
by Osho

Rebel Publishing House , Pune, India, 1998

Hard Cover, 406 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread, gilt spine and cover title. Slight bumping top of spine. Clean, bright pages, DJ: Fine. Minor shelfwear. Now covered in mylar.

 

Price:  $85.00  




Voices and Instruments of the Middle Ages: Instrumental Practice and Songs in France 1100-1300
by Christopher Page

University of Californnia Press, Berkeley, CA, 1986

Hard Cover, 316 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Slight shelfwear, otherwise as new. DJ: Fine. Clean, some edgewear. Now mylar-covered.

 

Price:  $70.00  




Legends in the Life Divine
by M. P. Pandit

Lotus Press, Wilmot, WI, 1985

Hard Cover, 284 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Appears unread. Tight binding, small stain to front, boards slightly bowed. Clean pages. DJ: Near Fine. Clean, no tears, small chips, abrasion on back where sticker was removed. Now mylar-covered.

 

Price:  $85.00  




Eating The "I": A Direct Account of The Fourth Way—The Way of Transformation in Ordinary Life
by William Patrick Patterson

Arete Communications, Fairfax, CA, 1992

First edition.
Signed by author and inscribed to owner, number 43/100


Hard Cover, 6.25 x 9.25, 359 pp.

Book Condition: As New. No jacket as issued.

 

Price:  $90.00  




Voices in the Dark: Esoteric, Occult & Secular Voices in Nazi-Occupied Paris 1940-1944
by William Patrick Patterson

Arete Communications, Fairfax, CA, 2000
First Soft Cover printing
Signed by author


Soft Cover, 5.5 x 8.5, 342 pp.

Book Condition: As New.

 

Price:  $115.00  




The Work Life: Talks at Dorton House and Nutley Terrace; Based on Teachings of G. I. Gurdjieff, P. D. Ouspensky and Maurice Nicoll
by Beryl Pogson

R. W. Oldham, Belfast, UK, 1975

Soft Cover, 133 pp. Rare first edition.

Book Condition: Near Fine. Appears unread. Grey cardstock cover, closed tear at spine, unmarked pages, slight shelfwear.

 

Price:  $85.00  




That Art Thou
by Bhagan Shree Rajneesh

The Rebel Publishing House , Cologne, Germany, 1987

Hard Cover, 453 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Gilt spine title, slight bumping to tail; some discoloration to fore-edge; clean pages. Several photos. DJ: Fine. Clean, no tears, bookstore label on back,now mylar wrapped. Striking photo of Rajneesh.

 

Price:  $110.00  




Ouspensky: The Unsung Genius
by J.H. Reyner

George Allen and Unwin, London, 1981

Hard Cover with mylar-covered dust jacket, 5.5 x 8.75, 115 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: As New.

 

Price:  $56.00  




The Way of Hermes: New Translations of The Corpus Hermeticum and The Definition of Hermes Trismegistus to Asclepius
Clement Salaman, Dorine van Oven, William D. Wharton, translators

Inner Traditions, Rochester, Vermont, 2000

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 5.75 x 8.75, 124 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. DJ: As New.

 

Price:  $90.00  




The Three Conventions: Metaphysical Dialogues
by Denis Saurat

The Dial Press, New York, 1926

Hard Cover with dust jacket, 5.5 x 7.75. 128 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Very Good+. Deckle edges, small ink spots on front, boards slightly bumped, clean pages. DJ: Near Fine. Intact, no chips or tears, water stains. Now mylar-protected.

 

Price:  $75.00  




Kabbalah and Alchemy: An Essay on Common Archetypes
by Arturo Schwarz

Jason Aronson Inc., Northvale, NJ, 2000

Hard Cover, 198 pp.

Book Condition: Book: As New. Rare book, black boards with gilt spine title, includes 44 illustrations from the Kabbalah. DJ: As New. Purple cover with white lettering and illustration from the Kabbalah. Mylar-protected.

 

Price:  $145.00  




The Nth Dimension, or, the Speculator's Introduction to Practical Noesis
by Chas. H. Sharp

Chas. H. Sharp, Fremont, CA, 1971
First Edition


Soft Cover, 112 pp.

Book Condition: Near Fine: Tight binding, spine creased and sunned, clean pages.

 

Price:  $100.00  




Visionary Consciousness: Emanuel Swedenborg and the Immanence of Spiritual Reality
by Robert E. Shillenn and Jose Antonio Anton Pacheco

Arcana Books, Charleston, SC, 2000

Soft Cover, 103 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Slight shelfwear, otherwise as new.

 

Price:  $100.00  




Masters of Wisdom of Central Asia
by Hasan Shushud

Coombe Springs Press, Moorcote, UK, 1983

Soft Cover, 158 pp.

Book Condition: Near fine. Appears unread, cover has scuffing and a light pen scrape; pages bright and clean.

 

Price:  $100.00  




The Uncertain Feast
by Solita Solano

G.P Putnam's Sons, New York, 1924
First Edition, First Printing


Hard Cover with dust jacket, 5.25 x 7.75. 336 pp

Book Condition: Good+. Dark green cloth boards with green decorative lettered titles on spine and front cover. Abrasions to cloth at lower edge and spine. Cocked. Binding intact but with loose hinge and cracked at dedication page. All pages clean and intact. No DJ.

 

Price:  $290.00  




The Uncertain Feast
by Solita Solano

G. P Putman's Sons, New York, 1924
First Edition, Second Printing


Hard Cover, 5.25 x 7.5, 336 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Good. Age-darkened green cloth boards with green decorative lettered titles on spine and front cover. Rubbing, spine abraded in places. Cocked. All pages clean and intact, edges have some discoloration. Bookstore sticker on back pastedown. No DJ.

 

Price:  $270.00  




The Uncertain Feast
by Solita Solano

Jacobsen Publishing Company, New York, 1930

Hard Cover, 5 x 7.5, 336 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Good+. Boards scuffed and somewhat cocked and bowed, bumping to corners, loose front hinge. All pages intact, some tanning and foxing. DJ: Fair. Colorful artwork, chipped and creased, tape repair inside. Now mylar-protected.

 

Price:  $180.00  




A Theory of Knowledge Implicit in Goethe's World Conception
by Rudolph Steiner

The Anthroposophic Press, Spring Valley, NY, 1968

Hard Cover, 131 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Tight binding, bookplate, foxing, slight shelfwear, clean pages. DJ: Very Good. Creasing, chipping, foxing. Now mylar-covered.

 

Price:  $85.00  




Eurythmy as Visible Speech
by Rudolf Steiner; Vera and Judy Compton-Burnett, translators

Rudolf Steiner Press, London, 1984

Soft Cover, 287 pp.

Book Condition: Fine. Appears unread. Clean textured covers, slight edgewear. Tight binding, crisp unmarked pages. Contains illustrations by Assja Turgeniff from the Blackboard Sketches by Rudolf Steiner.

 

Price:  $95.00  




Spiritual Research: Methods and Results
by Rudolf Steiner; Paul M. Allen, editor, translator

Steinerbooks, Blauvelt, NY, 1981
First Edition


Hard Cover, 271 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread. Clean red cloth boards, gilt title front and spine, tight binding, bright unmarked pages, slight edgewear. Volume from the Steinerbooks Spiritual Science Library. No DJ as issued.

 

Price:  $250.00  




The Being of Man and His Future Evolution
by Rudolf Steiner; Pauline Wehrle, translator

Rudolf Steiner Press, London, 198
First Edition


Hard Cover, 148 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. As new except for closed tear at back endpaper. Blue cloth boards, gilt spine title. DJ: Fine. Slightly rubbed with minimal shelfwear.

 

Price:  $95.00  




The East in the Light of the West & Children of Lucifer: A Drama
by Rudolf Steiner and Edouard Schuré

Garber Communications, New York, 1986

Hard Cover, 361 pp.

Book Condition: As new but some pages have underlining, highlighting and handwritten notes. Red cloth cover, gold title on black background.

 

Price:  $175.00  




The Path
by Whitley Strieber

Walker and Collier, San Antonio, TX, 2002

Soft Cover, 152 pp.

Book Condition: As New.

 

Price:  $75.00  




From Antiquity: A Grateful Tribute by a Pupil of G. I. Gurdjieff
by Basil Tilley

Phene Press, Haslemere, Surrey, UK, 1986

Soft Cover, 30 pp.

Book Condition: As New.

 

Price:  $75.00  




Guide and Index to Gurdjieff's All and Everything: Beelzebub's Tales to His Grandson


Traditional Studies Press, Toronto, 1987

Hard Cover, 680 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Near Fine. Clean red boards, gilt spine title, corners slightly bumped, tight binding, bright unmarked pages. DJ: Very Good. Clean, some fading, closed tears at edges, now mylar protected.

 

Price:  $95.00  




The Living Frieze
by Mark Turbyfill

Monroe Wheeler, Evanston, IL, 1921
Limited edition, no. 214 of 350.
Presentation copy signed by author; also author signed on p. 80, the last page of his play "The Queen's Tent."


Hardcover, 83 pp.

Book Condition: Good+. Red floral design on boards, mounted frontis of Turbyfill. Tight binding, head and tail chipped and frayed, corners bumped and frayed, edges slightly worn. Paper title on spine is worn. Pages tanned but clean. All consistent with age.

 

Price:  $110.00  




The Notebooks of Simone Weil, Volumes I & II
by Simone Weil, translated by Arthur F. Wills

G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1956
First American Edition


Hard Cover, 6 x 9, two-volume set, 331 pp. & 317 pp.

Book Condition: Books: Good. Clean pages, some sunning and spots to spine and covers, spine of vol. 1 faded, binding shaken, edgewear. DJs missing.

 

Price:  $295.00  




What Happened in Between: A Doctor's Story
by William J. Welch, M.D.

George Braziller, New York, 1972

First Edition, third printing.

Signed by author with inscription "For Peter Reghe because he read it in the Academy of Medicine, from the author, 30 May 1979"

Hardcover with dust jacket, 5 x 8.5, 208 pp.


Book Condition: Book: Fine. Tight binding, clean boards, as new but for its age. DJ: Fine. Colors bright, intact, minor tanning on top edges of flaps. Now mylar-covered.

 

Price:  $150.00  




The Collected Works of Ken Wilber, 8-volume set:
Volume One: The Spectrum of Consciousness; No Boundary; Selected Essays
Volume Two: The Atman Project; Up From Eden
Volume Three: A Sociable God; Eye to Eye
Volume Four: Integral Psychology; Transformation of Consciousness; Selected Essays
Volume Five: Grace and Grit: Spirituality and Healing in the Life and Death of Treya Killam Wilber
Volume Six: Sex, Ecology, Spirituality
Volume Seven: A Brief History of Everything; The Eye of the Spirit
Volume Eight: The Marriage of Sense and Soul; One Taste

by Ken Wilber

Shambala, Boston & London, 1999
First Edition


Hard Cover with dust jacket, 6 x 9
Vol. 1, 658 pp; Vol. 2, 708 pp; Vol. 3, 658 pp; Vol. 4, 742 pp; Vol. 5, 506 pp; Vol. 6, 853 pp; Vol. 7, 818 pp; Vol. 8, 649 pp.


Book Condition: Books: All are As New. DJs: All are Fine, crisp but with slight shelfwear.

 

Price:  $350.00  




Inner Vision: An Exploration of Art and the Brain
by Semir Zeki

Oxford University Press, New York, 1999

Hard Cover, 224 pp.

Book Condition: Book: Fine. Appears unread, black cloth boards with gilt spine title, scuffing to top front corner, otherwise as new. Pages bright and unmarked. Many colored illustrations. DJ: Near fine. Clean, colorful dust jacket with some shelfwear and small open tear at top back corner, bookstore sticker on back. Now covered in mylar.

 

Price:  $155.00  




   


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