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A. M. Goldschmidt:
Israelitisches Gebetbuch für die öffentliche Andacht des ganzen Jahres; zunachst für die israelitische Gemeinde zu Leipzig. Erster und Zweiter Theile. (Die Gebete für Neujahr und Versöhnungstag enthaltend.) #5637 & #5635.

Leipzig: W. Drugulin, 1876, 1874. Early editions. 395pp, 444pp. Very good, in unmatched bindings. Vol I: all edges gilt; in contemporary dark cloth, 21.6x14.3cms: boards decorated in blind, spine titled and decorated in gilt. Binding firm, spine rubbed, ends and corners fraying. Vol II: in plain contemporary black half-leather binding, 20.8x13.7cms: spine faded to brown, edges and joints scuffed. Good firm copies. Good+.
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Mabel Collins:
Through the Gates of Gold: A Fragment of Thought.

London: Ward and Downey, 1887. Second edition. [iv],152pp + (4) adverts. Contents otherwise very fresh and clean but for a small pale splash to the half title and a little silverfish damage to the edge of the last advert leaf. Top edge gilt. Recased in a simple late 20thC binding of blue buckram with grey endpapers and gilt title to spine. Bright clean copy. Very Good+.

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George Wyld:
Christo-Theosophy, or Spiritual Dynamics and the Divine and Miraculous Man

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1895. Second edition. viii, 264, [2] adverts; with a guarded frontis portrait. Previous owner's light pencil marks in some margins, easily erased. Gift inscription to front pastedown. Contents otherwise clean. All edges red. In the original binding of black cloth titled in gilt. Bright, corners and spine ends scuffed, and slight splitting at joints. Nice copy. VG-.

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Mrs J.H. Philpot:
The Sacred Tree, or The Tree in Religion and Myth.

London: Macmillan, 1897. First edition. xvi, 179pp, with a tissue-guarded frontis and text illustrations. Two ownership names to half-title, one being in ink, the other, boldly pencilled, is Dunsterville - thought to be Major-General L.C. Dunsterville, friend of Kipling, and known as Stalky. Faint brown foxing to many pages: contents otherwise clean and unmarked. In the original binding of smooth bottle-green cloth, spine ruled and titled in gilt, the front ruled in blind and decorated with an emblem in gilt, bright. Binding firm: extremities blunted, short split at head of spine; some very minor bubbling to cloth, and scuffed at lower corners. Good copy. VG.

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Henry Harrison Brown:
Man's Greatest Discovery. Six Soul Culture Essays: Thought as Power; Telepathy - the Missing Link; The Ultimate of Power; Life - Its Potential Power; Vibration - Thinking and Loving; The Victory over Death.

London: Fowler, 1917. Fifth Edition. 90pp + (6) adverts. The last of Brown's New Thought publications: 'These six Essays are the most original series of essays published in the past one hundred years' (advert at back). Endpapers dusty and have some foxing: contents otherwise good. 6.2 x 4.1 ins, in the original printed thin card covers, creased and soiled, but all consolidated and firm with a new cloth spine with paper label. Rare to find an early edition. VG.

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Frederick H. Haines:
Nothing But The Truth: The Confessions of a Medium. The Spiritual Wisdom Series No. 7.

Watford, Herts: The Pure Thought Press, n.d. [1931]. First edition. 322, (ii), [xvi] addenda, [12] adverts: with two photographic portraits. Pencilled 1944 ownership name to front free endpaper (can be erased): contents otherwise clean and fresh. In the original binding of blue cloth, titled in gilt: bright and firm, corners good, faintly marked, spine ends slightly puckered with tiny nicks. Very good copy.

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Frederick T. Robertson:
Celestial Voices: from records collected and arranged by Frederick T. Robertson.

London: H.H. Greaves, n.d. [c.1940]. First edition. xiii, (iii), 311pp. Contents clean, with a few pages having tiny bracketing marks to the margins. Pencilled name to ffep, blind-stamp to title leaf, and neat biro notes to blank leaf at back of book. Slight toning to endpapers, and a few light spots to closed fore-edge. In the original royal blue cloth, bright and firm, with a small faint mark to front. Spine cloth puckering slightly, light wear at ends, gilt titling dull. Scarce. VG.

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Sri Aurobindo:
Letters of Sri Aurobindo: First Series, and Second Series (2 vols).

i: Bombay, ii: Pondicherry: i: Sri Aurobindo Circle, ii: Sri Aurobindo Ashram, i: 1950, ii: 1954. i: 2nd edition, ii: Second impression. First Series: 387pp. Pencilled 1958 ownership name on front endpaper: contents otherwise very clean. In the original binding of bottle-green pebbled cloth: firm, with minor soiling and a knock to head of lower joint, feebly printed title now scarcely legible. Second Series: [viii], 547pp. Pages browned but pleasantly scented and otherwise clean. Chips to edges of p[vii-viii] and p1-2. In the original binding of pale blue cloth, clean and firm, slightly scuffed at some edges. A good pair. Very Good.

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Andre Niel: translated from the French:
Krishnamurti: The Man in Revolt.

Bombay: Chetana, 1957. First English edition. xiii, (iii), 109pp, with magenta frontis photo of a portrait bust of Krishnamurti by Antoine Bourdelle. Contents fresh and clean. Early ownership name to pastedown (beneath jacket flap): endpapers have some faint tanning. Book is in three parts: Krishnamurti and the Fundamental Revolution; Creative Freedom; and Krishnamurti and Marx. In the original untitled binding of red cloth, bright and firm. In the protected unclipped buff dust jacket: clean and bright, with slight soiling to leading edge, and small nicks to spine ends and top right of front panel. Very nice copy. Near Fine in very good dust-jacket.

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Sho-o Amasaki:
Aldous Huxley and Buddhism. [inscribed copy]

Japan: Yamaguchi Shoten, 1961. First edition. viii, 63, [i]. With the author's signed 1961 gift inscription to the front free endpaper. Contents otherwise clean and unmarked. 21x15cms, in the original plain card covers with a green jacket designed by Hiromasa Kantory: besides having the usual front and rear flaps, this also has flaps folding over the covers along top and bottom edges. It is clean, with some fading to the top edge and the spine: as its edges are slightly proud of the book, there is a little scuffing, with an internal tissue repair to a short split to the bottom edge. Fine in very good dust-jacket.

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Hilary Bray:
How it Strikes a Contemporary. C.P.S. Paper No. 5. [CPS paper #5]

London: The College of Psychic Studies, 1972. First edition. 36pp. Pages clean and unmarked, perhaps tanning slightly. Stapled booklet in white card covers titled in green: some tanning to cover, a few minor marks, and a small knock to base of spine. Good copy. VG.

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Wallis, Roy:
The Road to Total Freedom : a Sociological analysis of Scientology.

London: Heinemann Educational Books, 1976. First edition. xiv, 282pp. Faint vertical line to endpapers from edges of dust jacket. Contents otherwise very clean and unmarked. In the original blue cloth-textured binding titled in gilt, clean and firm, with very slight sunning to top edge, and very slight compression to base of spine. In protected unclipped dust jacket. Spine very faded (scarcely legible), otherwise bright and clean with minor edge scuffs and slight sunning to top of front panel. Very Good in VG- dust-jacket.

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G.C. Oosthuizen, H.A. Shapiro, S.A. Strauss (editors):
Euthanasia. Human Sciences Research Council Publication No.65.

Cape Town: Oxford University Press, 1978. First edition. [x], 241pp. Contents clean and unmarked. Review slip laid in. Pale foxing to closed edges of text block. In the original binding of white buckram, spine titled in blue: clean and bright, corners sharp, spine ends blunted. In the protected unclipped blue dust jacket: bright, with a few small marks, edges knocked and scuffed. Nice copy of the scarce hardback edition. Very Good+ in VG dust-jacket.

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Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh:
Yoga: The Alpha and the Omega, Vol 9. Discourses on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

Poona: Rajneesh Foundation, 1978. First printing. [xii], 324, [7]: with a colour frontis and photographs in the text. Contents clean. In the original binding of cloth printed with a marbled design, firm, bright and clean, with gilt titling. In the protected pictorial dust jacket: this is showing some wear to the edges and is chipped at the head of the spine. A good copy. VG in G dust-jacket.

Price: £48.00


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Ayatullah Sayyid Mahmud Taleghani: translated from the Persian by R.Campbell:
Society and Economics in Islam: Writings and Declarations of Ayatullah Sayyid Mahmud Taleghani.

Berkeley: Mizan Press, 1982. First edition. 230pp. Contents clean and unmarked. In the original navy cloth-textured binding, spine titled in gilt, clean, bright and firm. In the protected colourful dust jacket, scuffed at spine ends. Very nice copy. Near Fine in VG+ dust-jacket.

Price: £35.00


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