Products in Occult and Esoteric Studies
|The History of Witchcraft and Demonology |
by Montague Summers
This classic of esoterica, written by the field's foremost scholar, employs colorful, little-known anecdotes and historical accounts to explore witchcraft, sorcery, necromancy, damnation, Satanism, and every variety of magic.
|The History of the Devil: With 350 Illustrations |
by Paul Carus
This treasury of facts and lore on the philosophy and practice of evil traces the concept of Satan from ancient to modern times. A collection of 350 rare and compelling images illuminate the text.
|The Holy Kabbalah |
by A. E. Waite
Enthusiastic in tone and grounded in scholarship, this extensive and lucid history embraces the literature of the Kabbalah, its foremost interpreters, its impact on Christian scholars, and its reputation as "the secret tradition."
|Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death |
by F. W. H. Myers, Susy Smith, Aldous Huxley
This pioneering work on psychic research considers such topics as extrasensory perception, hypnotism, hallucination, split personalty, and related topics. Still considered by many to be the most comprehensive book on telepathy and the unconscious.
|The Key of Solomon the King |
by S. L. MacGregor Mathers, S. L. MacGregor Mathers
How to make a magic carpet, become invisible, and find love are among the procedures detailed in this famous book of prayers and instructions on trafficking with the spirit world.
|Lost Continents |
by L. Sprague de Camp
Leading authority examines facts and fancies behind the Atlantis theme in history, science, and literature. Sources include Plato, Thomas More, K. T. Frost, and many other citations, both famous and lesser-known. Related legends are also recounted and refuted, and reports document attempts to prove the continent's existence, including accounts of actual expeditions.
|The Lost Keys of Freemasonry |
by Manly P. Hall
A high-ranking Mason offers a fascinating glimpse into the secretive society. Manly P. Hall describes the ethical training of a Mason and the character traits he must "build" within himself.
|The Lost Language of Symbolism |
by Harold Bayley
This remarkable book reveals the hidden meaning behind familiar images and words, from the origins of Santa Claus to the fleur-de-lys, drawing from mythology, folklore, religious texts, and fairy tales. 1,418 illustrations.
|The Magic Arts in Celtic Britain |
by Lewis Spence
Fascinating, painstakingly researched study of occult beliefs and practices in Celtic Britain includes intriguing discussions of the Druids, Arthurian cults, mystery of the Holy Grail, Celtic spells and charms, black magic, and many other topics.
|Magic: A History of Its Rites, Rituals, and Mysteries |
by Éliphas Lévi, A. E. Waite
A great literary work as well as a classic of occultism, this 1860 survey chronicles the practice of magic through the ages. Intriguing topics include hypnotism, astrology, and the Illuminati.
|The Malleus Maleficarum of Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger |
by Montague Summers
Full text of most important witchhunter's "bible," used by both Catholics and Protestants. First published in 1486, the book includes everything known at the time about cults, illicit sex, dealings with the devil, and more.
|A New Model of the Universe |
by P. D. Ouspensky
Foremost occultist of early 20th century offers stimulating, thought-provoking discussions of relativity, the fourth dimension, Christian symbolism, the tarot, yoga, dreams and more. Introduction.
|Nostradamus and His Prophecies |
by Edgar Leoni
Complete, definitive study: biography, historical background, and parallel texts in English and French of all the prophecies, most of the famous — and infamous — interpretations, and much more.
|On Witchcraft |
by Cotton Mather
The famous 18th-century minister of Boston's Old North Church provides readers with guidelines for discovering witches, explains how good Christians are tempted, and describes how to resist such temptation. 15 woodcuts.
|The Origin of the Zodiac |
by Rupert Gleadow
Lively account, enhanced with anecdotes and illustrations, examines nature, philosophy, and mythology of the zodiac in ancient Mexico, Tibet, China, India, Greece, Rome, Babylon, and Egypt.
|The Pictorial Key to the Tarot |
by A. E. Waite
Essential reference by designer of the most widely known Tarot deck contains a detailed description and illustration of each card in the popular 78-card Rider-Waite Tarot deck, along with regular and reversed meanings.
|Salem Witchcraft |
by Charles W. Upham
Painstakingly researched history of Salem village and the notorious witchcraft trials held there in the late 17th century. Fascinating, classic account of one of the darkest episodes in early American history.