Washington: R.O. Polkinhorn, Printer, 1879. 32mo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown canvas tape; Boards separated from textblock and held in place by canvas tape, boards in marbled paper, worn edges, shelfwear, buckling from moisture; Text block has stain to fore edge, puckering due to moisture damage, clean text; 104 pages.
Occult & New Age
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n.p. IMP AB and Summertime Publishing Ltd., 2003. Large Octavo; VG/no-DJ; white, orange and pink pictorial spine with blue, green and purple text; hard cover 3- ring binder has slight wear to exterior; strong panels; slight rubbing wear to exteriors; text block consists of several chapters of disbound pages in binder; interior clean; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
London: Macmillan, 1928. Octavo; G Hardcover; Blue spine with Gold text; Boards strong, rubbing to corners, moderate edgewear, some shelfwear, sunning to spine, otherwise clean; Textblock has book plate on front pastedown, staining to front and rear endpapers, black smudge on page 58, black mark along fore edge of page 112, mark in black pen on page 24, writing in pen on front endpaper, age toning, otherwise clean; 179 pp; Seventh Printing.
Boston: T. R. Martin, 1847. Adams was the sixth president of the United States. After serving a single term as president, he was elected to the House of Representatives for nine consecutive terms. While serving in the House, Adams ran an unsuccessful campaign for Governor of Massachusetts in 1833 as a candidate of the Anti-Masonic Party (formed in 1828). Letters on the Masonic Institution was published shortly before Adams’ death in 1848 at the age of 80. Excerpt: “It is now twenty years since there sprung up in the United States an earnest and at times a vehement discussion, of the nature and effect of the bond entered into by those citizens who join the society of Free and Accepted Masons. The excitement which arose in consequence of the disclosures then made, had the effect, at least for a time, if not permanently, to check the further spread of that association. The legislative power of some of the States was invoked, and at last actually interposed, to prevent the administration of extra-judicial oaths, including of course all such as were constantly taken in the Masonic Order. This was the furthest point which the opposition ever reached.” Bound in embossed black cloth, black spine with gilt lettering. Image at left is of the title page. 284 pages. 8vo., 284pp.; VG-; bound in embossed black cloth, black spine with gilt lettering; bumping to corners; what appears to be bookworm marks on the hinges and spine, does not impact text; top edge of head and lower edge of tail missing; mild scattered foxing; inscription dated 1853 on ffep; shelved case 1.
New Delhi, Bangalore: UBS Publishers' Distributors Ltd., 2000. First edition. Small Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Blue spine with white text; Covers have sunned exteriors, most notably on edges, with minimal wear along edges and sturdy; Text block has overall slight ivory toning, otherwise clean; pp 224.
London: Herbert Jenkins, 1964. First edition. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Tan spine with gold text; Boards have heavily sunned spine with minor rubbing at corners and otherwise strong & sturdy panels; Text block shows slightly age toned exterior edges, previous owner's book plate on front end paper with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 157.
Wuppertal: Verlag Dieter Ruggeberg, 1978. 12mo; pp 394; G-/Fair; blue spine with black text; dust jacket has scratching tear defect to spine; mild rubbing to edges; slight wear to exterior; cloth has moisture stain to spine; moisture staining to panels toward joints; intact boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; interior clean; German text;.
8vo., paged 5-20; G; lacks cover, outer pages browning, slight pink stain and last page, corners lightly bumped, penciled name on upper edge of first page, some creasing on first page; clean interior; book review, "The Mind Readers, by S.G. Soal and H.T. Bowden"; "Reprinted from International Journal of Parapsychology, Vol. II, No. 1, Winter, 1960"
Secaucus: Citadel Press, 1988. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. Black and speckled cream/black spine with red text/title; dustjacket is clean with minimal edgwear; dj is price-clipped at the upper lateral edge and dj is taped down on the front pastedown; boards are strong and clean; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp. 177.
Chicago: Ezra A. Cook, 1884. 12mo; Poor; Paperback; Spine is entirely disintegrated; In clear plastic sleeve, light blue cover, chipping along all edges, vendor stamp to front and rear, front lower corner sliced off, rear has marbled paper strip along spine from previous binding; Text block has binding entirely disintegrated, leaving only loose pages, age-toned, brittle paper; 16 pages.
Bombay: Theosophy Company (India) Ltd, 1930-1931. Octavo; G/no DJ; Looseleaf binding w/out DJ; Spine, black with no print; Looseleaf boards black with no print, rounded outside corners; Pamphlets each have yellow or blue covers, three-hole punched, some have light soiling, pencil markings; Texts have light amount of pencil annotation; "United Lodge of Theosophists"; Variously paged.
Spain: editorial sirio, 2010. Third edition. Third edition; Text in Spanish; Octavo; VG/VG; Thin orange spine with reed and black text. DJ has general shelf wear but no tears; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has light wear on edges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 237.
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1956. Eighteenth Edition. Octavo; Fair+ Hardcover w/ Poor Dustjacket; Brown spine with Red text; Dustjacket has heavy edgewear, heavy shelfwear, covered by plastic, open tear along top corner of front cover, large open tear along fore edge of front cover, large open tear along tail edge of spine and both covers, open tear along head edge of spine and rear cover, open tear along fore edge of rear cover near bottom corner, open tear on rear cover near fore edge, open tear along top corner and head edge of rear cover, open tear along head edge of rear cover, small closed tears along head edge of rear cover, sunning to spine; Boards strong, moderate edgewear, moderate shelfwear, fraying along spine edges; Textblock has age toning, staining on front endpaper and pastedown, rear endpaper, page 12, foxing on some forward pages, closed tear on pages 3 and 164, open tears in pages 67, 195 and 329-333, writing in pencil on pages 3-6, 11, 16-18, 23, 41, 85, 88-92, 96-102, 104, 105, 108, 113-116, 119,121, 123, 126-131, 135, 151, 152, 156, 161, 176, 178-181, 185-190, 193, 197, 206, 207, 210-214, 217, 218, 220, 224-226, 228, 231, 240-243, 255, 278, 279, 324-326, 328,329, 331, writing in pen on pages 249-252; 384 pp.
Tampa: Seven Thunders Publishing Company, 1992. Quarto; VG; softcover; blue spine, white lettering; covers have general shelfwear, general edgewear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, rubbing on hinges; text block has light folding on tail fore corners of pages 289 and 291, rubbing on exterior tail edge; 334pp.
New York: Rock Foundation, 1988. First Edition. Folios, 3 volumes, VG/no DJs as issued; gray cloth boards, black lettering to spines: very mild overall wear to boards, spines faded beige (lettering clear and legible); minimal wear to clean text-blocks; interiors clean; VOLUME 3.1 [COSMIC GAMES]; VOLUME 3.2 [THE LABYRINTH & OTHER PATHS TO OTHER WORLDS]; VOLUME 3.3 [THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN]; frontispieces; volumes housed in VG- brown cloth slipcase; shelved front table.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; Brown spine with landscape illustration and white text. DJ has Brodart cover jacket, general shelfwear, age toned, minimal edge wear; Boards has age toning to spine and edges, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has age toning to fore edge and pages, otherwise clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 287.
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975. First Edition. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/VG; Blue spine with dark green text; DJ has light edgewear, very small sticker on lower spine; Boards strong, minor rubbing to spine/corners; Textblock shows several very faint spots on front/rear end papers, otherwise clean; 224pp.
Washington, D.C. Avalon Press, 1970. Octavo; pp 310; G-/paperback; sunned yellow spine without text; full title: Radiant Living: Spiritual Keys to Vital, Happy and Successful Living; covers have slight toning toward edges; text block shows light wear exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author.
San Francisco, CA: HarperCollins, 1995. First English Language Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 245 pages, VG/VG; purple and orange pictorial DJ, yellow and white lettering: mild wear to DJ, "USA $20.00 / CAN $28.00" to front flap; quarter-bound, purple cloth spine, orange matte paper boards, metallic red lettering to spine: very light bumping to head, tail, and corners; text-block and interior clean; INSCRIBED by Coelho to half-title page; Coelho's third-person narrative, semi-autobiographical novel on Coelho and his wife's pilgrimage through the Mojave Desert and their encounter with the Valkyries, "a band of bold, leather-clad women who travel the desert on motorcycles, spreading the word of angels"; shelved HC Fiction.
London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1864. Second Edition. Octavo, 60 pages; VG; bound in 3/4 dark blue leather, marbled boards; rebacked with new dark blue leather spine, gilt lettering; mild foxing to endpapers; rubbing to boards; Illustrated by Cruikshank with many in-text woodcut engravings; SR consignment; shelved case 10.
New York, NY: Harcourt Brace Johanovich, 1971. First American Edition. 8vo. VG/VG. dark, evergreen DJ spine and jacket front/rear, titles in white and orange down spine with few closed tears. black clothbound HB with gold stamped type, ends and outer corners. ivory textblock interior unmarked, smooth ivory edges unabraded and clear. 416 pp. ISBN# 0151032769.
New York: George H. Doran, 1926. First American Edition. Octavos, 2 volumes; VG/VG-; spines beige with black lettering; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings, prices cut; chipping to heads and tails of spines, eight water-drop stains to front cover of volume 1; age-toning to spines, page edges; shelved case 13.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1923. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, tan with black print; Boards in tan cloth with black print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, bumps to lower corners, smudging, spotting, shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, small tears at bottom of front flyleaf, top edge of rear flyleaf torn away, mild amount of spotting within; vii, 190 pages, frontispiece (port.).
Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1924. Octavo; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slight edge tear to front edge, slight shelfwear; Text block has spotting to edges, slight pencil notation to rear pastedown, else clean and tight; 250 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w plates).
Richmond, VA: The William Byrd Press, 1930. First Edition. Octavo, 259; VG; bound in full gray cloth, spine has gilt lettering and a white floral design; binding has minimal shelf wear along the top and bottom edges, has minimal bumping along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor age toning; shelved Occult/New Age.
Vista: Borderland Sciences Research Foundation, 1974. Quarto; VG-/no-DJ paperback; staple-bound yellow book; cover has minor creasing in corners, small stain in bottom corner; textblock has sticker on front page, staining from sticker on following page, some pencil underlining, top staple doesn't go all the way through, last two pages are loose at top but firmly secured at bottom; pp 90.
Jersey, Channel Islands: Neville Spearman (Jersey) Limited, 1977. First Edition. Octavo; pp 159; G/G; ivory spine with brown text; dust jacket shows lightly sunned spine; mild edge wear; cloth has slight white spotting to front; clean; strong boards; text block shows little wear to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: Vantage Press, Inc., 1969. 10mo; pp 242; G/G; dark beige spine with black text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; some rubbing to edges and corners; cloth shows minor bumping to corners; slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author.
New York: Boni & Liverright, 1920. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, wear to corners, hinges, edges and spine caps, stains; Text block has intermittent spine breaks, slight age-toning to paper, vendor label on rear pastedown; xv, 299 pages.
York Beach, Maine: Samuel Weiser, Inc., 1987. Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Beige spine with dark green text. Covers have general shelf wear, apart from that, clean, binding strong, no tears; Textblock has minor wear to fore edge, personal message by previous owner taped onto half title page with tape residue and a pen inscription, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 319.
Cassadaga: Distributed by National Spiritualist Association of Churches, 1962. Octavo; Reprint, preface signed 1895; G; Paperback; Spine, pink with black print; Cover is pink with black print, spotting, edgewear; Text block has vendor label partially torn away on title page, else clean and tight; “Vol. 1 and 2”— cover; 385 pages.