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Miskatonic Books Newsletter #13

Some new, rare and back in stock items ready to ship at Miskatonic Books

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LIBER FALXIFER I: The Book of the Left Handed Reaper by N.A-A.218 (Limited Edition Hardcover) Import

The 2nd edition of this book was limited to 700 copies in total, and is hand-numbered

Book is in fine unread condition.

Liber Falxifer is the long awaited book that reveals the secret teachings of the Necrosophic Cult within the Current 218. This book of the Scythe-Bearer provides a solid theoretical, historical and mythical foundation for the Cult of the Left-Handed Reaper, and offers clear instruction for ritual practice connected to both the folk-magical tradition, as well as the more sinister, hidden line of traditional witchcraft connected to the Cult of the Skeletal Lord of the Bloody Scythe. The basis for the various forms of magic presented in Liber Falxifer is a dark form of telestic fetishism steeped in the forbidden and concealed traditions of both necromantia and necromageia, as practiced within the many clandestine magical paths connected to the Lord of All Graves.

 

LIBER FALXIFER III: The book of 52 Stations of the Crosses of Nod by N.A-A.218 (Limited Edition Hardcover) Import

 

Limited Edition Hardcover, in black cloth with a gold stamping of Insignia of The Lord of the Crossroads of Nod on the cover, 276 pages, black embossed endpapers, black silk-ribbon bookmark. Full colour dustjacket. First Edition of 1300 copies, each book consecrated and hand numbered.  Book has gentle bump to bottom corners otherwise fine condition.

The Third Book of Falxifer focuses in its entirety on the Four Lines of the Necrosophic Qayinite Path and upon the aspects and virtues of the Master and what we within the Current 182 understand as being His main Points of Becoming and Overcoming, disclosing for the first time the specific essences presented earlier in the necessitated more ‘general forms of codifications’ that had to be employed before this current state of the unfolding of the Path of Reddened Thorns, Gilded Bones and Black Fire.

HOLY DAIMON by Frater Acher (Limited Edition Hardcover) Import

Limited to 600 hand numbered copies, bound in an earthen grey bookcloth stamped in black and gold, with embossed black endpapers.  192 pages, 6×9 with 13 black and white photography by the author. Published in 2018

Book is in near fine condition

Holy Daimon is the result of more than ten years of ritual and theoretical magical research, the book is comprised of three parts: History, Memory and Practice, providing a well-grounded introduction, as well as a practical path to creating communion with one’s holy daimon.

KHIAZMOS: A Book Without Pages by Andrew D. Chumbley (DELUXE Leatherbound LImited Edition Hardcover in Slipcase)

This deluxe edition is in new unread condition and is limited to only 72 hand numbered copies, half bound in leather and marbled boards in custom slipcase

The grimoire articulates the paradoxical arcanum of Opposition — an essential dynamic force of Sabbatic Witchcraft — which animates the Art of Magic itself, through aphoristic formulae. Like the mystical formats of the riddle, parable, and koan, the book utilizes strategies of arcane, recursive exposition to express transcendent truths about magic, the spirit world, the stance of the sorcerer, and the Sabbat of the Witches. The living book, as conceived in the Vision of the Scribe, possessed the power to transcend its material corpus, and simultaneously write and unwrite itself as it was read, creating the titular ‘absence’ of pages. The title is derived from the Greek “chiasmus”, indicating a literary, or rhetorical, device in which concepts are expressed in a forward or standard form and then in reverse order. Each aphorism may thus be viewed as an absence and a presence.

 

LUCIFER: Princeps by Peter Grey (Deluxe Leather Bound Hardcover in Custom Traycase) Import

Dawn Breaker’ edition bound in full emerald morocco, all edges gilt, custom peacock marbled endpapers, and presented in a solander traycase. One of only 81 hand numbered copies.

Lucifer: Princeps is a seminal study on the origins of the Lucifer mythos by Peter Grey. It is the first in a two volume work; the companion volume, Praxis, being an exposition of ritual actions, is due to be published in 2016.

The fall of Lucifer, and that of the rebel angels who descended upon the daughters of men, comprise the foundation myth of the Western occult tradition. Lucifer: Princeps is a study of origins, a portrait of the first ancestor of witchcraft and magic. In tracing the genealogy of our patron and prince, the principles that underlie the ritual forms that have come down to us, through the grimoires and folk practices, are elucidated. The study draws on the extensive literature of history, religion and archaeology, engaging with the vital discoveries and advances of recent scholarship, which render previous works on Lucifer, however well intentioned, out of date. A concomitant exegesis of the core texts conjures the terrain and koine of the Ancient Near East, the cradle cultures and language of his nascence. Of critical importance are the effaced cultures and cults that lie behind the Old Testament polemics, viz. those of Assyria, Ugarit and Canaan, as well as Sumeria, Egypt and Greece; they provide the context that give meaning to what would otherwise be an isolated brooding figure, one who makes no sense without being encountered in the landscape.

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Miskatonic Books Newsletter #12

Some new, rare and back in stock items ready to ship at Miskatonic Books

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EXU & The Quimbanda of Night and Fire by Nicholaj de Mattos Frisvold – Leather Bound Deluxe Edition in Custom Slipcase

Mor edition
70 exemplars this being #48
Full black goatskin, extravagantly blind stamped about a gilt medallion heart, raised bands on spine, sombre marbled endpapers, ribboned, slipcased. A Book is in fine condition in like slipcase

Published by Scarlet Imprint

EXU & the quimbanda of night and fire, is the strong companion to Pomba Gira and together with her gives the most complete account of this sorcerous cult.

 

THE INCOMING OF THE AEON OF MAAT: Correspondence between Frater Achad [Charles Stansfeld Jones], Aleister Crowley, Gerald Yorke, and Others, 1948-49 by Michael Staley & Michael Barham – Limited Edition Hardcover

 

London: Starfire Publishing, 2020. Limited Cloth Edition of 1,000 copies. A FINE CLOTH COPY in fine dust jacket. Thirty-two pages of plates, both color and black and white. Illustrated end papers. Annotations by Michael Staley. Book is in fine unread condition

For many years, Charles Stansfeld Jones (Frater Achad) was a close colleague of Aleister Crowley in the A. A. and O.T.O., his ‘Magical Son’ and heir-apparent, involved in magical operations such as the Amalantrah Working of 1918. However, Jones began to develop and express his own vision of a forthcoming Aeon of Truth and Justice, as foreshadowed in the third chapter of “The Book of the Law”, an enigmatic text of three short chapters transmitted to Crowley in 1904 by a praeter-human Intelligence, Aiwass.

 

Back in stock items from Anathema Publications:

WOLFS-HEAD: Óðinn, The Ecstatic God of Tethers and Skin-Turning. By Shani Oates – Deluxe Leather Bound Limited Edition Hardcover

Collector’s Edition (Limited to approx. 200 copies): 5.25 x 8.5 inches. 210 pages. Hardbound 90pts, Navy Aristo Eurobond leather. Gold foil blocking on rounded spine, Blind Deboss and Black & Gold foil blocking on the cover. B&W & Colour interior, with Eclipse, Coarse Grain texture, Endpapers. Illustrated throughout by Blood & Fire Ritual Art, Fine typography, printed on Cougar Natural 160M archive-quality paper. Individually hand-numbered. Glued bookplate signed by the author inside.

Óðinn’s identity as the Ecstatic God of the Tethers of Law and Death, is least recognised through his Skin-Turning and Shape-shifting techniques as gifts of the highest craft he imparts to a shamanic warrior elite. Those themes are explored in this volume, alighting upon a wide range of magics and histories identified within the Óðinnic cultus….

 

WOLFS-HEAD: Óðinn, The Ecstatic God of Tethers and Skin-Turning. By Shani Oates – Limited Edition Hardcover

 

THE HANGED GOD: Odinn Grimnir by Shani Oates (Trade Paperback Edition)

Challenging former atrophied or outdated knowledge regarding Óðinn’s acquisition of the runes and the mead of poetry, this extensive and intense study revisits Hávamál, Vǫluspá, Skáldskaparmál, Grímnismál, Heimskringla and Ynglinga Sagas specifically, to unravel and reconnect crucial factors that collectively reveal a magical formula for rebirth and resurrection…

 

(h)Auroræ by Gabriel McCaughry (Limited Edition Hardcover) Import

 

Limited Edition Hardcover of only 500 hand numbered copies.  Book is in new unread condition

5.25 x 8.5 inches. 304 pages. Hardbound 100pts, Tele Legatoria ‘Bronze’ bookbinding Cloth from Italy. Gold foil blocking on rounded spine and on the cover. Colour interior, with fully illustrated Endpapers. Thoroughly illustrated throughout by José Gabriel Alegría Sabogal, Fine typography, printed on Cougar Natural 160M archive-quality paper. Individually hand-numbered

(h)Auroræ is a mystifying, albeit utterly profound journey. Part ontological synthesis, philosophical rambling, magickal diary, visual grimoire, inspired mystical poem, revelatory/individuation process, and part alchemical vessel of expression, the book exists under the umbrella of what the author refers to as ‘Gnostic Luciferianism.’ First and foremost, however, (h)Auroræ exists as an act of eternal remembrance.

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Miskatonic Books Newsletter #11

Some new and back in stock items ready to ship at Miskatonic Books

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The latest from Scarlet Imprint and from one of our favorite authors:

BLACK ABBOT – WHITE MAGIC: Johannes Trithemius & The Angelic Mind by Frater Acher – Limited Edition Hardcover – Import

Limited to 900 copies, bound in white bonded leather, stamped in blind and black, with embossed black endpapers, and black ribbon.

Book is in new unread condition

Published by Scarlet Imprint

From the publisher:

Black Abbot · White Magic: Johannes Trithemius and the Angelic Mind is the second volume of Frater Acher’s Holy Daimon cycle, and focusses on the magical legacy of Johannes Trithemius. The book includes the first full English translations of two angelic grimoires, reveals the construction of the talismanic Tablet of Truth, the compounding of a love philtre, the creation of the exorcistic powder of Pelagius and the purificatory counter-magic of the witch’s bath. Through Acher’s careful analysis of these texts, the reader is guided towards a mystical and historically attested method of practicing angelic magic.

 

Back in stock items from Theion Publishing:

UNDERWORLD: A Practical Guide to Necromancy compiled by The Sepulcher Society (Limited Edition Hardcover) Import

One of only 720 hardcover limited editions bound in fine black cloth, front embossing, lettering on spine and headbands.  Book is in new unread condition.

  • 240 pages, 165×235 mm,
  • printed on wood-free high quality Alto Satin paper (115gsm),
  • incl. full-page color artwork by Tau Ramón Vázquez López and
  • several black & white illustrations,
  • Surbalin gold-pastel endpapers.

Theion Publishing is proud to announce the release of our next title Underworld, an expert study and manual of practical necromancy.

 

FEROCIOUS: A Folk Tantric Manual on the Sapta Matrika Cult by The Sepulcher Society (Hardcover Limited Edition)

Bibliographic details:

  • 272 pages, 165×235 mm, stitched.
  • printed on wood-free high quality paper (115gsm).
  • 7 original full page b/w illustrations by Erica Frevel; additional photo
    reproductions.
  • Surbalin endpapers.

Limited Edition Cloth Hardcover Edition 

  • Bound in shiny red fine cloth.
  • Embossing, lettering on spine, headbands.
  • Limited to 756 copies only.

Book is in new unread condition

Description

The transgressive cultus of the wild, blood-thirsty and demon-slaying Matrikas (“little Mothers”) is amongst the most fascinating but least treated areas of South Asian spirituality and magic. Exploring the rich history of the Matrika Cult as well as the tantric background in which it has survived, Ferocious takes the reader deep into initiatic terrain. The goddesses are examined as a group followed by chapters for each individual Matrika, elaborating Her unique origins, iconography and mantras. An appendix offers a full treatise on an eighth Matrika sometimes worshipped with the other seven.

OF COSMOGONIC EROS by Ludwig Klages (Limited Edition Hardcover) Import

Description

Theion Publishing is proud to release the first-ever English translation of one of the most important metaphysical works of the 20th century: Of Cosmogonic Eros by the German visionary Ludwig Klages. This monograph is dedicated entirely to an in-depth examination of the mysteries of Eros and the most powerful forms of ecstasy. Here Klages presents a pandaemonic vision of becoming which is inextricably linked to an Eros whose elemental power shatters everyday consciousness and mates the individual to the secrets of the cosmos. The author seeks to restore Eros to his true status and function by carefully distilling his essence against all falsifications and distortions. Showing how Eros is related to Thanatos and integral to every true cultus of the dead and ancestral worship, Klages leaves no doubt that only the Eroto-Gnostic holds the keys to authentic Life and the daemonic empowerment of the Cosmos.

 

THE FACELESS GOD by Dr. Tomas Vincente (Limited Edition Hardcover)

One of only 700 hand bound limited edition hardcover.

Introduction by David Beth, Artwork by Mitchell Nolte, Complete with ritual instructions

This book of Left Hand Path theory and practice has been eagerly awaited since the first news about its coming-into-being was announced last year. We are certain that Dr. Vincente’s tome will meet the highest expectations and demands of all serious practitioners of the magical Art.

 

CHTHONIC GNOSIS: Ludwig Klages and his Quest for the Pandaemonic All by Dr. Gunnar Alksnis (Limited Edition Hardcover)

One of only 720 copies bound in Telluric Brown fine cloth.

This groundbreaking release is the first authoritative work on Ludwig Klages and his pagan metaphysics ever to be published in English. Without a doubt Klages is one of the most intriguing and enigmatic pagan thinkers of the early 20th Century. A figure of great controversy he radically rejected Christianity and Monotheism in favor of a pan-daemonic paganism. Advocating the return to primordial states of consciousness through magico-erotic encounters with the living powers of the ensouled cosmos, Klages was a driving force in the notorious Cosmic Circle of German mystics. Masterfully expounding his vision of daemonic Life in disciplines as diverse as philosophy, poetry, metaphysics, psychology and graphology, he influenced many important contemporaries such as Hermann Hesse, Walter Benjamin and the Frankfurt School, C.G. Jung, Martin Heidegger and others. The work of esoteric teachers such as Lama Anagarika Govinda, Michael Bertiaux and David Beth has been deeply inspired by the magical antinomian biocentrism of Klages. Misinterpreted, vilified and slandered, this great heretic and ‘high priest of the irrational’ remains virtually unknown in the English speaking world although his work may have never been more relevant.

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THE SCARLET WOMAN AND THE ANCIENT MERCURIAL SERPENT And Other Essays by Erica M Cornelius and J. Edward Cornelius – Signed Limited Edition Hardcover

Click here for ordering information: https://bit.ly/2Ejs7bd

One of only 200 signed limited edition hardcovers. Book is 6×9, 251 pages. Book is in new unread condition

Published by Cornelius 93 Press

From the Publisher:

It is no secret that an Adeptus Minor (5=6) in Tiphereth has a two-fold role. As an Outer Adept they shine the light of their Sun toward the Earth, while an Inner Adept turns around and faces the infinite stars of Nuit and of BABALON. The avatar, according to Crowley, is the Balance between these roles. The avatar acts as a channel bringing Gnosis from Above to the Below. The receiver on Earth can be either female or male, claiming the title of a Scarlet Woman or the Beast. 
 
Erica M Cornelius’s masterfully kaleidoscopic new book, The Scarlet Woman and the Ancient Mercurial Serpent and Other Essays carefully discloses the feminine formula in New-Aeonic Magick. What you do with your formula is your own business. However, it is no secret: both men and women will be forever changed after reading this book.
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GENESIS OF THE BOOK OF THE LAW: The Complete Texts by David Allen Hulse. In both Deluxe and Limited editions.

Deluxe Limited to only 93 numbered copies

93 copies bound in full tan kidskin leather with pale ochre hemp embossed endpapers.
Each volume is wrapped in a single sheet of Egyptian papyrus and sealed with the signet ring of Ankh-af-na-Khonsu.
Each comes complete with three gold embossed cards bearing the Kameas (magickal squares created by the author) of the three phases of Revealing, stamped onto Italian mould-made paper cards.

Limited to only 222 numbered copies

222 copies bound in quarter tan kidskin with Egyptian papyrus, light ochre hemp embossed endpapers.

From the publisher:

GENESIS OF THE BOOK OF THE LAW is an intricate study of the magickal events in the life of Aleister Crowley specifically leading up to the reception of The Book of the Law
and its aftermath over decades.

We have presented the work in a square format with wide margins, it is our hope that earnest students will take the opportunity to make their own notes in their books in order to analyse the countless numerical and qabalistic ciphers which appear both in Crowley’s life and in their own magickal work.

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THE SACRED MAGIC OF ABRAMELIN THE MAGE (Signed Deluxe Bound in English Vellum Limited Edition in Custom Slipcase)

THE SACRED MAGIC OF ABRAMELIN THE MAGE (Signed Deluxe Bound in English Vellum Limited Edition in Custom Slipcase)

Limited to only 36 hand-numbered copies. Signed and sigillized by Georg Dehn and bound in English Vellum, hand gilt and laced with purple ribbon, handmade marbled endpapers, black and gold headbands, presented in a purple moire silk slipcase and includes exclusive Abramelin oil, incense and papyrus seal.

Book is in new unread condition

Complete text of all four original parts translated and edited by Georg Dehn

Translated from the German by Steven Guth and introduced by Lon Milo DuQuette

This is the newly revised and expanded second edition of this modern magical classic.

Being a complete and modern translation from various extant manuscripts, including a previously unpublished fourth part.

An expanded and revised edition including new historical research and some thirty new magical recipes.

The book has also been redesigned with almost 200 explanatory footnotes and a complete index

This is the only modern translation of this crucial magical sourcework!

Includes the previously undiscovered and unpublished Part 4 being a list of spells and rituals.

Provides instruction on the practical application of magic, including the first recorded example of a technique for self-development and initiation.

It is the first modern translation of this critical magical work since S.L. Macgregor Mathers’s original translation over 100 years ago. Not only is the language updated, but Georg Dehn, the compiler and editor, has sourced his work from all extant manuscripts, whereas Mathers used just one. The result is a stunning new translation which proves the existence of the historical figure of Abramelin.

It includes a vast amount of important material left out of Mathers’ work, including an entirely new section filled with magical recipes, important distinctions in the Knowledge and Conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel ritual, and complete word grids that had