Paperback with minor shelf wear to covers/edges but is clean and unread.
Roter Drache, 2007.
The magic of the Necronomicon is based on dreams, visions and transmissions from planes and dimensions beyond the world as we know it, channeled and earthed by sensitive individuals. The power of this mythical tome lies in its intangibility and mysteriousness - it is a book with limitless potential, a volume that has never been completed and is continuously writing itself through the hands of those who receive its gnosis. "Necronomicon Gnosis: A Practical Introduction" thoroughly explores this magical tradition, discussing the lore of the Cthulhu Mythos from the perspective of a practitioner, providing applicable methods of work, both for beginners and advanced magicians. It presents basic magical concepts and techniques of their practical use within the context of the Necronomicon Gnosis: pacts and ceremonies, astral journeys, dream magic, scrying and travelling through gateways to interstellar dimensions, evocations, invocations, sex magic, self-initiation, shape-shifting, necromancy, the art of sacrifice, and many others. These techniques allow for a shift of consciousness in which we are able to experience the energies of the Great Old Ones that are normally inaccessible to our mundane perception. These primal beings, ever-changing and mutable, represent the evolutionary potential of the human mind - what we may become if we manage to transgress the limitations of human nature. First published in 2007, the original version of the book has been revised, expanded and updated. New chapters were added, containing texts and rituals previously published in various journals and magazines, as well as completely new, unpublished essays and practices.
London: Starfire Publishing, 2016. Limited Edition. Steffi Grant designed illustrated dust jacket. London: Starfire Publishing, 2016. Limited Edition. 592 pages, indexed. This new enhanced edition of this classic will feature a totally re-set and corrected text, with thirty-two pages of color plates, including six new original images. Starfire has also provided a new index. This book is comprised of an extended analysis and commentary on Liber OKBISh, The Book of the Spider, a transmitted text received in the course of the Workings of New Isis Lodge in the 1950s. The New Isis Lodge was the final name given to a magical group developed by Kenneth and Steffi Grant over several years in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The main body of work by New Isis Lodge extended from the years 1955 to 1962, and it was on his experiences within this Lodge, that Kenneth Grant was later to publish his the nine volumes which has come to be known collectively as the Typhonian Trilogies. Including several O.T.O. members from Crowley’s day, an insight into some of their methods is given in Hecate’s Fountain (Starfire Publishing, London, 2014). Another transmitted text, the Wisdom of S’lba, together with several chapters of commentary and analysis, is published in Outer Gateways.
Xoanon, 2012. Limited edition of 701 numbered copies in custom crimson cloth. FIRST EDITION. Original crimson linen, with gilt blocking, and limited to 701 copies. This volume printed letterpress. Beautifully illustrated with traditonal red & black plates. Tall octavo
London: Fulgur Limited, 2012. Limited Edition 800 copies only. In premium cloth and custom black dust jacket, this volume will continue the theme of the previous works. In describing this work Orryelle says SOLVE dissolves the gold distilled in COAGULA, tears apart our egos, dismembers our bodies and hurls any conceptions of perfection back into the primal void. Herein lies death, destruction, and the Prima Materia, the base matter, the Al Khem‚ – the fertile black soil of decomposing forms, the compost for new growth. In an exploration of the Nigredo, or Blackening phase, of Alchemy, the concepts of Black Magic are re-examined in this ThanatErotic tome of the backward winding path; from the darkness of the womb to the darkness of the tomb. In preparing this dark vision, the artist has broken new ground with a series of extraordinary images executed on black paper. The entire book is printed in black, with highlights in silver, gold and red. 4to
Hardcover. Large octavo. xvi + 295pp. Bound in desert sand cloth, stamped in black on front and spine, embossed deep blue endpapers, bibliography and index. B&w illustrations, photographs, maps, diagrams, tables etc. Textured gold dustjacket. The standard 'Star Travellers Edition limited to 1,000 hand numbered copies. From the publisher: "A defining text of the new magical renaissance, Star.Ships addresses the question of who we are now by tracing where we come from, and by drawing out the stories and the spirits that have journeyed and evolved with us.
York Beach: Teitan Press, 2009. FIRST LIMITED EDITION of 880 numbered copies. In fine dust jacket. With frontispiece & plates of color & black and white. Printed on a quality sheet. Tall octavo. 128 pages. With an introduction by Keith Richmond.
2007 Fulgur, New Book.
This is a hardcover copy in cloth covered slip case. Only 77 copies of this edition wre printed of which this is number 76. It is autographed by the author.
An introduction to a way of thinking, Cosmic Meditation explores the universe from the standpoint of the spiritist philosophy. Through a simple, but multi-layered narrative the author guides the reader on an inner journey of exploration, making connecletions between the metaphysical and spiritist philosophies. The original work was privately printed and appeared in limited numbers nearly thirty years ago. In this new edition the text has been revised, corrected and augmented with a new introduction and many illustrations drawn especially for this edition.
Limited to 1000 copies of which this is number 994.
Hardcover. Octavo. 280pp. Deep olive green cloth dramatically illustrated with a metallic red death's head stamped on the upper board, red endpapers, notes and index. Well illustrated in b&w with characters, sigils, magic squares, and pontos riscados. A limited and hand-numbered edition of a thousand copies. Of the book, the publisher notes: The True Grimoire is a major contribution to the practice and study of Goetic magic. The neglected Grimorium Verum has been restored to it's rightful place as a potent and coherent system of Goetic magic. Jake Stratton-Kent has reconstructed a working version from the corrupted Italian and French versions of this important grimoire. As a practicing Necromancer with 37 years of experience his Verum is a clear exposition of how to contact and build a relationship with the spirits. The True Grimoire springs from the source of Goetic magic, enabling us to unlock the secrets of the other grimoires. We are given insights into the Dragon Rouge, Key of Solomon, Lemegeton, Abramelin, Honorius and the Black Pullet. This is a treasure trove for the student of magic. The True Grimoire lets us experience a grimoire tradition with links back to the Graeco-Egyptian Magical Papyri and the necromancy of the original Goes. It also places Verum within a living tradition, one which has taken root in the New World, finding expression in Quimbanda and the Legion of Exus, the People of the Cemetery who have clear Verum equivalents. The copious notes of a working magician, combined with a scholarly attention to detail, enable us to use this text for it's original purpose. The hierarchy of Verum and Goetic spirits is restored, the nature of Astaroth is definitively set down. The planetary hours are explained, as are all the ritual requirements and preparations.
London: Starfire Publishing, 2011. With essays by Dr. William Wallace & Stephen Pochin. Introduction by Michael Staley. The introduction and preliminary matter is printed on the fine press paper, Munken Pure Light Cream, and followed by a plate section of 48 pages, in full color, consisting of the reproduction of both of these early Spare grimoires. To enhance the graphics, another fine press paper, Mohawk Superfine Eggshell, has been chosen. To conclude this new book, the two illustrated essays of commentary and analysis by Wallace and Pochin, are printed on Munken Pure. Besides these flourishes, you will also find a colored frontispiece -- the 1905 Spare watercolor, 'I & Myself in Yoga', as well as the black and white endpiece, 'At the Window' -- a 1905 pen and ink drawing by Spare. These illustrations were chosen for their relationship to the period of grimoires, and show elements that occur throughout each of them. 156 pages. Octavo. This cloth edition limited to 900 copies. Out of Print.
Concealed in the depth of the Western Esoteric Traditions, there is a Green Strand of Wisdom, and though obscured, it is a potent source and legacy for all magic and sorcery, and encompasses the knowledge and use of the magical, spiritual, and folkloric dimensions of plants.
The book is the third in his series detailing Mark Alan Smith's own system and revelation of left hand path Hekatean/Luciferian Alchemical Witchcraft. These books represent a gnosis-inspired path of alchemy and soul transformation.