Around the turn of the century, when Aleister Crowley was working out his system of Magick, the source that he turned to for basics was the system of Abramelin of Egypt. From Abramelin he took his concepts of protections, purifications, evocations, vestments, and dromena down to specific details.
The full text of a previously-unpublished manuscript by Frederick Hockley (1809-1885), an occultist and Freemason, whose interests included scrying, ritual magic, alchemy and spiritualism. This first edition 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.
Primal Craft, 2017. Limited to 999 copies. Each copy has been signed, numbered and consecrated by the author. Hand Bound. Extracted from the Grimoires of the Devil's Arte - the vortices of power held at Belial's Throne - this Book of The Devil's Witchcraft is a tome of self-empowerment whose rites allow the adept to manifest destiny and desire across both material and inner planes.
Germany: Theion Publishing, 2017. Limited to 725 copies. Premium cloth volume, bound blue-grey, with custom moiré end papers, headbands, and embossed panel, and printed on a special sheet of Design paper, wood-free. Illustrated with a color plate by Erica Fervel, and several additional images in black and white. 176 pages. Royal octavo. A new volume examines the cult of Saturn as practiced across the world through the ages, with special emphasis on the Saturnian gnosis as well as its ritual practices, both exoteric and esoteric. The book is being published posthumously as Dr. Moros recently passed away while on a trek in the Kush. THE CULT OF THE BLACK CUBE is a fascinating collection of esoteric texts, traditions and techniques that explores the essence of the mysterious Saturn death cult. Over the centuries, traces of this Mystery have been found in many varied occult traditions. This book must be considered essential for advanced LHP practitioners, and contains material for devotees of both Eastern and Western chthonic and saturnine Gnosis.
First Edition Hardcover 2012. Salamander and Sons Press. Cloth-bound HC with DJ (broadart protected) From the jacket liner - Although they never met, The Australian witch Rosaleen Norton and British visionary Austin Osman Spare shared many points in common. As occult practicioners operating within the Western esoteric tradition, both artists were well versed in the literature of Western magic, Theosophy, Kabbalah, etc. -
The artwork contains seals associated with spirit-beings revealed through Norton and Spare's self-hypnosis techniques, which presents a sophisticated and artistic approach to sigil magic. Profusely Illustrated with black and white prints. Seveal color images are also included as well as descriptive writing giving a history of the artists and the inspirations behind the works.
The "Dragon Rouge" is one of the most notorious of the little books of black magic known as grimoires. This Teitan Press publication includes a complete facsimile of the earliest known edition - a French printing that is dated 1521 (although it was probably circa 1800) - along with a complete English translation by Joshua A. Wentworth. It is prefaced with a thoughtful and sometimes humorous Introduction by Silens Manus.
That the Tarot originated in ancient Egypt as a divinatory tool is a romantic misconception. Ron Decker’s meticulous scholarship will surprise practitioners and academics alike, revealing the Tarot’s true evolution and meanings as its inventor(s) understood it.
The Tarot consists of the Minor Arcana, four suits of cards similar to our modern deck, and the Major Arcana, twenty-two allegorical or “rump cards.
For centuries people have taken instinctive pleasure in rubbing scents into their skin, using them to pray, to heal, and to make love and war. Yet in many ways perfumery, with its creative and sensual possibilities, is a lost art. In Essence and Alchemy, Mandy Aftel unearths a forgotten world of natural essences and its profound resonance with body, mind, and spirit.
Hermes -- the fascinating, mercurial messenger of the gods, eloquent revealer of hidden wisdom, and guardian of hidden knowledge -- has played a central role in the development of esotericism in the West. Drawing upon many rare books and manuscripts, this highly illustrated work explores the question of where Hermes Trismegistus came from, how he came to be a patron of the esoteric traditions, and how the figure of Hermes has remained lively and inspiring to our own day.
A potpourri of past and present magick and occultism featuring Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Aleister Crowley, William Burroughs, Kenneth Anger, Anton LaVey, Austin Osman Spare, Hymenæus Beta, Ben Kadosh, Freya Aswynn, Andrew McKenzie, Rodney Orpheus, ONA, William Heidrick, Terence Sellers, Zbigniew Karkowski, Carl Michael von Hausswolff and Leif Elggren (KREV), Lionel Snell, Stein Jarving, John Alexander, Tim O’Neill, Peter Gilmore, Phauss, Frater Nigris, Jack Stevenson, TOPYUS, Nemo, Philip Marsh, Beatrice Eggers, Fetish 23, Harry Smith, Jayne Mansfield, Pythagoras, Carl Abrahamsson and much more.
1994, Skoob Books Publishing, London.
In excellent condition. Light shelf wear. Pages are unmarked. Boards are solid and binding is tight. This edition is out of print.
Present-day exponents of these Mysteries have formed their own cults for the revival and promulgation of this Secret Gnosis. Among them are Aleister Crowley, with his Cult of the Beast and the Scarlet Woman; Charles Stansfeld Jones, with his curious qabalistic researches; Austin Osman Spare, the artist who evolved his own system of sexual sorcery based upon ancient secrets of Witchcraft; and Michael Bertiaux, with his Cult of the Black Snake. Octavo.