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Alt.Magick Recommended Books

Alt.Magick Recommended Books


compiled in alt.magick, 1992 - 2005

edited and formatted by catherine yronwode, January 10, 2005
Version: January 16, 2005

This document is a compilation of 13 book lists that ran in
alt.magick -- some annotated and some not -- integrated into
one long html document. These lists comprise both titles that
have been recommended for beginners to study and titles listed
as all-time favourites by practicing magicians. The contributors
and their initials are as follows, along with the dates of their

01. SNA-TIS : Shava Nerad Avenett and Todd I. Stark,
       collected in alt.magick 1992-1994;
       most are listed without comments other than
       "Recommended" and a category-assignment.
02. NY: Nagasiva Yronwode, 08 Nov 93 - 07 Jan 2005
      (who also archived all 13 of these lists,
      from 1992 - 2001, which made the present
      work feasible)
03. PB-RK: Peggy "Pearlz" Brown and Reto Kohli;
       collected in alt.magick 1994-1996;
       most are listed without comments other than
04. AZ: Azoth, 16 Nov 1995:
05. XZ: Xochi Zen, 17 Nov 1995
06. MK: Mary K. Kuhner, 17 Nov 1995
07. C7: Charles 75214.150, 18 Nov 1995:
08. ZZ: Rick "ZZ", 27 Mar 1996 - 07 Sep 1998
09. AW: Amanda Walker, 10 Nov 1998
10. LW: Lesa Whyte, 21 Sep 1999
11. CC: Christopher Chase, 22 Sep 1999
12. CPR: Carroll "Poke" Runyon, 25 Jun 2001
      "Top 10" (actually 11) list for students.
13. CY: Catherine Yronwode, 07 Jan 2005

Not all alt.magick newsgroup regulars will enjoy or want to
recommend all of these books, and some books may only of
interest to certain people, but that is to be expected when
one collects input from thousands of people over the course of
longer than a decade. Given the number of books on magic and
the occult that have been published, it is actually remarkable
that this document is not far longer than it is at present.

In general, the more reviews or comments following a book's
title, the more commonly that book will be referred to during
discussions in alt.magick.

Note that all books in the above lists which were said to be
fiction or "not really about magic(k) but of interest anyway" or
whose primary topics were stated to be martial arts, Jungian
psychology, the science of consciousness, psychoactive drugs,
skepticism, cognitive science, linguistics, politics, sociology,
and so forth have been deleted here but are retained in the
original documents.

Insofar as possible, the text of the reviews of books has
been standardized to conform to the convention that the spelling
Kabbalah refers to the Jewish mystical Kabbalah, the spelling
Cabala refers to Christian Cabala, and the spelling Qabala refers
to hermetic Qabala. These spelling distinctions apply only to the
reviews, not to the published titles of books, which may vary
greatly. In cases when the subject of the book was not known to
the editor, the original reviewer's spelling was retained.

Consult these URLs for the full, unedited list texts, which also
include fiction books, comic books, and titles on non-magic or
non-occult subjects that certain newsgroup regulars felt provided
important background to the study of magic.

(Editor's note: I volunteered to interlineate the above 13 book
lists on a one-time basis. If anyone wishes to take on the job
of maintaining the alt.magick booklist by updating it, making
corrections, and adding missing data, please do so by contacting
interested parties in the alt.magick newsgroup and working with
them. This doc has been formatted in bbedit to provide a simple
and clean display that can be picked up from any html browser
version and re-posted to email or usenet without line breakage.
Therefore, line width is 70 characters, strict. Feel free to
create your own "look and feel" if copying this document to your
web site. CY)


Adams, Evangeline. see Crowley, Aleister.

Adler, Margot. Drawing Down the Moon.
(pub? date?)

Agrippa, Henry Cornelius. Three Books of Occult Philosophy.
(De Occulta Philosophia)

(pub? date?)

Albertus Magnus. (attributed to Albertus Magnus). Egyptian Secrets.
(Being the Approved, Verified, Sympathetic and Natural
Egyptian Secrets or White and Black Art For Man and Beast,
Revealing the Forbidden Knowledge and Mysteries of Ancient
Philosophers. [translated from German]

Germany, (pub?), 1478; the first English edition appeared
in London in 1725; one popular version has been reprinted
frequently in America since c.1820. 191 p.

Alli, Antero. Angel Tech.
(pub? date?)

Amis, Robin. A Different Christianity.
(pub?, date?)

Anderson, William. The Green Man.
(pub?, date?)

[Anonymous; the French "translator" (and possible author) was
"A.J.S.D.R.L.G.F."]. The Black Pullet

(pub?) late 1700s; Weiser, 1972; 2000. 80 p.

[Anonymous]. (edited by Aleister Crowley) The Lesser Key of
Solomon - Goetia.

(pub? date?) various reprints include
de Laurence, Scott, 1916; Ram Importer Inc., 1970

Apuleius, Lucius. (translator?). Metamorphoses and The Golden

(pub? date?)

Ashcroft-Nowicki, Dolores. First Steps in Ritual.
(pub? date?)

Ashcroft-Nowicki, Dolores. Highways of the Mind.
(pub? date?)

Ashcroft-Nowicki, Dolores. Ritual Magic Workbook.
(pub?, date?) ISBN 0-85030-467-9

Ashcroft-Nowicki, Dolores. The Shining Paths.
Aquarian, 1983


Bacon, Miss A[lice]. M. Folklore and Ethnology: Conjuring
and Conjure Doctors in the Southern United States

Southern Workman and Hampton School Record. Volume 24,
December, 1895.

Bardon, Franz. Initiation into Hermetics.
(pub?) Germany, 1970.

Bardon, Franz. The Key to the True Quabbalah.
(pub?) Germany, 1971.

Bardon, Franz. The Practice of Magical Evocation.
(pub?) Germany, 1960.

Barham, Marti and Greene, Tom. The Silver Cord.
Marina Del Rey, CA, DeVorss & Company, (date?),
ISBN 0-87516-562-1

Barret, F. The Magus.
1801; Citadel Press, 1967

Bharati, Agehananda. The Ochre Robe
(pub?) Germany, 1960.

"Bivins, N.D.P." (pseudonym) (attributed to Marie Laveau).
The Life and Works of Marie Laveau
Marie Laveau's Old and New Black and White Magic
a.k.a. Black and White Magic of Marie Laveau
New Orleans, Crackerjack Drug Store, circa 1925.
Fulton Religious Supply / Dorene Publishing], [n.d., c. 1963].
Los Angeles, International Imports, 1991. 64 p.

Blavatsky, H.P. ["All of the writings of H. P. Blavatsky"]

Bouisson, M. (trans. by G. Almayrac). Magic: Its History
and Principle Rites.

Dutton, 1961.

Bonewits, Philip Emmons Isaac. Real Magic.
(pub?) 1971; 1979;
revised edition, York Beach, Maine, Samuel Weiser, 1989

Brendle, Thomas R. and Unger, Claude W.. Folk Medicine of
the Pennsylvania Germans: The Non-Occult Cures.

Proceedings of the Pennsylvania German Society.
Volume XLV, Part II, 1935.

Budge, Wallis. Egyptian Magic.
(pub?) 1899; Citadel Press, 1991.

Burger, [-] and Neale, [-]. Magic and Meaning.
(pub? date?)

Butler, E.M.. Ritual Magic.
(pub? date?)

Butler, E. M.. The Myth of the Magus.
(pub? date?)

Butler, W. E.. Apprentice to Magic.
(pub? date?)

Butler, W. E.. The Initiate.
(pub? date?)

Butler, W. E.. Lords of Light.
(pub? date?)

Butler, W. E.. Magic, Its Ritual Power and Purpose.
Aquarian Press, 1975.

Butler, W. E.. The Magician, His Training and Work.
Melvin Powers Wilshire Book Co., 1959


Campbell, Joseph. Masks of the Gods: Primitive Mythology.
(pub? date?)

Carroll, Peter. Chaos Magick
(pub? date?)

Carroll, Peter. Liber Null and Psychonaut.
(pub? date?)

Carroll, Peter. Liber Kaos.
(pub? date?)

Castaneda, Carlos. The Teachings of Don Juan.
Berkeley, University of California Press, 1968. viii, 196 p.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1973. 288 p.
New York, Washington Square Press, 1990. 256 p. ISBN 0-671-60041-9

Castaneda, Carlos. Separate Reality.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1971. 317 p.
ISBN 671-20897-7 (cb) ISBN 671-21074-2 (pbk)

Castaneda, Carlos. Journey to Ixtlan.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1972. 315 p.

Castaneda, Carlos. Tales of Power.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1974. 287 p.
New York, Washington Square Press, 1992. 295 p.
ISBN 0-671-73252-8

Castaneda, Carlos. The Second Ring of Power.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1977. 316 p.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1979. 316 p.

Castaneda, Carlos. The Eagle's Gift.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1981. 316 p.

Castaneda, Carlos. The Fire From Within.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1984. 296 p.

Castaneda, Carlos. The Power of Silence.
New York, Simon and Schuster, 1987. 286 p.

Castaneda, Carlos. The Art of Dreaming.
New York, HarperCollins Publishers, 1993. xi, 260 p.

Cavendish, Richard, The Black Arts.
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1967.

Chumbley, [--]. Azoetia.
(pub? date?)

Cicero, Chic and Cicero, Tabitha. Self-Initiation into the
Golden Dawn Tradition.

(pub?, date?)

Chocron, Daya Saral. Healing With Crystals & Gemstones.
(pub? date?)

Ithell Colquhoun. The Sword of Wisdom
(pub? date?)

Crow, W. B.. History of Magic, Witchcraft and Occultism.
Aquarian Press, 1968.

Crowley, Aleister (writing as "Evangeline Adams"). Astrology:
Your Place Among the Stars.

(pub? date?)

Crowley, Aleister (writing as "Evangeline Adams"). Astrology:
Your Place Under the Sun.

(pub? date?)

Crowley, Aleister. The Book of Lies.
(pub? date?)

Crowley, Aleister. The Book of Thoth. Illustrated by Frieda

(pub? date?)

Crowley, Aleister. The Confessions of Aleister Crowley.
(edited by Symonds and Grant)

(pub? date?)

Crowley, Aleister. Gems of the Equinox. (edited by Israel

(pub? date?)

Crowley, Aleister. The Holy Books of Thelema. (edited by
Hymenaeus Alpha [Grady McMurtry])

(pub? date?)

Crowley, Aleister. The Law is For All. (edited by Israel

(pub? date?)

Crowley, Aleister. Liber Aleph.
(pub? date?)

Crowley, Aleister. Magick.
Several configurations of this material exist:
Magick in Theory and Practice
(pub?) 1929; various reprints, including: (edited
by Symonds and Grant) Samuel Weiser, Inc., New York, 1973;
ISBN No.: 0-87728-254-4; also:
(edited by Symonds and Grant) Arkana Books, 1989.
Crowley, Aleister; Sturges, Mary d'Este; Leila Waddell.
Magick: Liber ABA, Book 4, parts I-IV

(pub? date?); reprint (edited by Hymenaeus Beta
[William Breeze]) popularly called The "Big Blue Brick"
(pub? date?)

Crowley, Aleister. Magick Without Tears. (edited by Israel

Falcon Press (?), 1989; reprinted.

Crowley, Aleister. 777 and other Qabbalistic Writings of
Aleister Crowley (edited by Israel Regardie).

Weiser, 1973

Crowley, Aleister. ["All of the writings of Aleister Crowley."]

Crowley, Vivianne. Wicca
(pub? date?)

Culling, Louis. Complete Magick Curriculum of the Secret order
of G.'.B.'.G.'..

St.Paul, Llewellyn Publications, 1969.

Cunningham, Scott. Earth Power: Techniques of Natural Magic.
(pub? date?)

Cunningham, Scott. Earth, Air, Fire, and Water: More
Techniques of Natural Magic.

(pub? date?)


Daraul, Akron. A History of the Secret Societies
Citadel Press, 1961.

Dee, John. Heptarchia Mystica.
Hermetic Sourcebooks (date?)

Dee, John. Spirits and Apparitions.
(pub? date?)

deGivry, Grillot. Witchcraft, Magic, and Alchemy
(pub?) 1931. Dover Books, 1971

Dennings, [-], and Phillips, [-]. Foundations on High.
St. Paul, Llewellyn, 1991; 1974.

Dennings, [-], and Phillips, [-]. Magical States of

St. Paul, Llewellyn, 1983

Dennings, [-], and Phillips, [-]. The Magical Philosophy
Series (3 Vols.).

St. Paul, Llewellyn, 1974.

Dennings, [-], and Phillips, [-]. Mysteria Magica.
St. Paul, Llewellyn, 1991; 1986;

Deveney, John Patrick. Paschal Beverly Randolph,
A Nineteenth-Century African-American Spiritualist,
Rosicrucian, and Sex Magician.

State University of New York Press, 1997.

Dey, Charmaine. The Magic Candle.
(pub?), 1982. 64 p.

Donner, Florinda. Being-In-Dreaming.
New York, HarperCollins, 1991. 303 p. ISBN 0-06-250233-6 (pbk)

Donner, Florinda. Shabono: a Visit to a Remote and Magical
World in the South American Rainforest

Delacorte Press 1982
New York, HarperCollins (pbk). 305 p. ISBN 0-06-250242-5
HarperSanFrancisco 1992

Donner, Florinda. The Witch's Dream.
New York, Pocket Books (Simon & Schuster), 1985; 1986. 306 p.
ISBN 0-671-64806-3 (pbk).

DuQuette, Lon Milo. Angels, Demons and Gods of the New

(pub? date?)

DuQuette, Lon Milo and Hyatt, Christopher. Enochian Sex Magic.
(pub? date?)

DuQuette, Lon Milo. The Magick of Thelema.
(pub? date?)


Edwardes, Michael. The Dark Side of History.
Granada, 1978.

Eliade, Mircea. The Sacred and the Profane.
(pub? date?)

Eliade, Mircea. A History of Religious Ideas.
(pub? date?)

Elworthy, Frederick Thomas. The Evil Eye, An
Account of this Ancient and Widespread Superstition.

London, J. Murray, 1895, reprinted, Doover Books, c. 1965 - 1975


Fielding, Charles. The Practical Qabalah.
(pub? date?)

Fogel, Edwin Miller. Beliefs and Superstitions of the
Pennsylvania Germans.

American Germanica Press, 1913.

Fortune, Dion. Applied Magic and Aspects of Occultism.
Wellingborough, England, The Aquarian Press, Thorsons
Publishing Group, 1962; Aquarian, 1981.

Fortune, Dion. Cosmic Doctrine.
Wellingborough, England, The Aquarian Press, Thorsons
Publishing Group (date?)

Fortune, Dion. Esoteric Orders and Their Work and Training and
Work of the Initiate.

Wellingborough, England, The Aquarian Press, Thorsons
Publishing Group (date?)

Fortune, Dion. The Esoteric Philosophy of Love and

Wellingborough, England, The Aquarian Press, Thorsons
Publishing Group (date?)

Fortune, Dion. Glastonbury, Avalon of the Heart.
Aquarian, 1934; Wellingborough, England, The Aquarian Press,
Thorsons Publishing Group (date?)

Fortune, Dion. Mystical Meditations on the Collects.
(pub?, date?)

Fortune, Dion. The Mystical Qabalah.
Ernest Benn, London, 1935;
York Beach, Samuel Weiser (date?) ISBN 0-87728-596-9 (pbk)

Fortune, Dion. Psychic Self Defense.
Wellingborough, England, The Aquarian Press, Thorsons
Publishing Group (date?)

Fortune, Dion. Sane Occultism & Practical Occultism in Daily Life.
Wellingborough, England, The Aquarian Press, Thorsons
Publishing Group (date?); Aquarian, 1967.

Fortune, Dion. Through the Gates of Death and Spiritualism in
The Light of Occult Sciences.

Wellingborough, England, The Aquarian Press, Thorsons
Publishing Group (date?)

Fortune, Dion ["all the writings of Dion Fortune."]

Franck, Adolphe. The Kabbalah.
(pub? date?)

Frazer, James G.. The Golden Bough.
London, Macmillan, 1922 (abridged)

French, P.J.. John Dee.
Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1972


Gamache, Henri. The Master Book of Candle Burning.
(pub?) 1942; revised 1998. 96 p.

Garudas, [-]. Gems, Elixirs, and Vibrational Healing.
(pub? date?)

Godwin, Joscelyn. Arktos.
(pub? date?)

Godwin, Joscelyn. The Theosophical Enlightenment.
(pub? date?)

Gonzalez-Wippler, Migene. A Kabbalah for the Modern World.
St. Paul, Llewellyn (date?)

Gonzalez-Wippler, Migene. The Complete Book of Spells,
Ceremonies, and Magic.

St. Paul, Llewellyn, 1978; 1991.

Grant, Kenneth, The Magical Revival.
(pub? date?)

Gray, William. Ladder of Lights.
(pub? date?)

Greer, John Michael, Paths of Wisdom.
(pub?, date?)

Greer, John Michael, Circles of Power.
(pub?, date?)


Halevi, Z'ev ben Shimon. Kabbalah: Tradition of Hidden

(pub?, date?)

Halevi, Z'ev ben Shimon. Kabbalah and Psychology.
Weiser (date?)

Hall, Manly Palmer. Lectures on Ancient Philosophy
Companion To The Secret Teachings Of All Ages

Los Angeles, Philosophical Research Society, 1929;
reprinted 1984 ISBN No.: 0-89314-820-2

Hall, Manly Palmer. The Secret Teachings of All Ages,
An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic,
Qabbalistic and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy

Los Angeles, The Philosophical Research Society, 1928;
reprinted 1988 ISBN No.: 0-89314-548-3

Hammer, Marc. The Jeshua Letters.
Tacoma, WA, Kendra Press. (date?) ISBN 0-963-00840-4

Harper, George Mills. Yeats' Golden Dawn.
(pub?, date?)

Hoffman, Edward. The Way of Splendor, Jewish Mysticism
and Modern Psychology

Shambhala, Boulder & London, 1981;
Random House ISBN No.: 0-394-52152-8

Hohman, John George [Johann Georg]. Pow-Wows or The Long
Lost Friend.

Stein, c. 1935; Dorene, c. 1960. [These variant
3rd editions derive from the 1st and 2nd English editions
of The Long-Secreted Friend or A True and Christian
Information for Everybody; Containing Wonderful and
Approved Remedies and Arts for Men and Beast.

John G. Hohman, 1846; T. F. Scheffer, 1856. The 1846
English language edition was translated by the author
from the 1824 2nd edition of his 1820 German book.
The 1856 translator is uncredited.]

Howe, Ellic, Magicians of the Golden Dawn.
(pub?, date?)

Huson, Paul. Mastering Witchcraft, A Practical Guide For
Witches, Warlocks & Covens.

G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1970.

Hyatt, Christopher. Secrets of Western Tantra.
(pub?, date?)

Hyatt, Harry Middleton. Hoodoo - Conjuration - Witchcraft -
Rootwork. [Five Vols.]

Memoirs of the Alma Egan Hyatt Foundation, 1970-1978.

Hyatt, Harry Middleton. Folklore from Adams County Illinois.
Memoirs of the Alma Egan Hyatt Foundation, 1935. [and the
rewritten Revised 2nd Edition, Memoirs of the Alma Egan
Hyatt Foundation, 1965.]

Hurston, Zora Neale. Mules and Men.
J. B. Lippincott, 1935;
HarperCollins, 1995; 310 p. with foreword by Arnold Rampersad
and afterword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.



James, Geoffrey. The Enochian Evocation of Dr. John Dee.
Heptangle Book 1988

James, Geoffrey. Enochian Magick of Dr. John Dee.

Johnson, F. Roy. The Fabled Dr. Jim Jordan, A Story of

Johnson Publishing Co., 1963; revised ed. 1968.


Kaplan, Aryeh. Meditation and Kabbalah.
(pub?, date?)

Kaplan, Aryeh. Jewish Meditation.
(pub?, date?)

Kaplan, Aryeh. Sabbath Day of Eternity.
(pub?, date?)

Kelly, Aidan Kelly. Crafting the Art of Magic.
(pub? date?)

King, Francis. Magic: The Western Tradition.
(pub? date?)

King, Francis. The Magical World of Aleister Crowley.
(pub? date?)

King, Francis. Modern Ritual Magic.
(pub? date?)

King, Francis. The Rites of Modern Occult Magic
The MacMillan Company, New York, 1970.

King, Francis (editor). The Secret Rituals of the OTO.
London, The C. W. Daniel Company, Ltd., 1973.

King, Francis, and Skinner, Stephen. Techniques of High Magic:
Techniques of Self-Initiation.

Destiny Books, 1976.

Knight, Gareth. Experience of the Inner Worlds.
(pub? date?)

Knight, Gareth. Magic and the Western Mind.
St. Paul, Llewellyn, 1978; 1991.

Kraig, Donald Michael. Modern Magick: Eleven Lessons in
the High Magickal Arts.

St. Paul, Llewellyn, 1989

Krishna, Gopi. Kundalini.
(pub? date?)


Laycock, Donald C. The Complete Enochian Dictionary.
Askin. 1978

Levi, Eliphas (Constant, Alphonse Louis). (trans. ?)
The History of Magic.

(pub? date?); reprinted Samuel Weiser, 1969, 1988.

Levi, Eliphas (Constant, Alphonse Louis). (trans. A. E.
Waite). Transcendental Magic, Its Doctrine and Rituals

Rider, London, 1896; Samuel Weiser, 1968, 1970. .

Levi, Eliphas (Constant, Alphonse Louis). (trans. ?)
The Key of the Mysteries.

(pub? date?); 1959

Luhrmann, T. H. (T.M.?). Persuasions of the Witches'
(Witch's?) Craft

Harvard University Press, 1989


MacIntosh, [-]. Eliphas Levi and the French Occult Revival.
(pub? date?)

MacIntosh, [-]. The Rosicrucians.
(pub? date?)

Malinowski, Bronislow. Magic, Science and Religion.
Doubleday, 1964.

Mathers, S. L. MacGregor (translator, editor). The Key
of Solomon the King (Clavicula Salomonis).

(pub?) circa 1450.
Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1887 (redaction by Mathers)
Samuel Wiser, 1990s. 60 p.

Mathers, S. L. MacGregor (translator). The Sacred Magic of
Abramelin the Mage.

Mathers, S. L. MacGregor (translator). The Kabbalah

(pub? 1887; Weiser, 1968.

Matthews, Caitlin and Matthews, John. The Western Way
(pub?, date?)

Matthews, John and Green, Marian. The Grail Seeker's

Arkana, London (date?).

Mickaharic, Draja. A Century of Spells.
Weiser, 1985; 2001; 2004. 160 p.

Mickaharic, Draja. Practice of Magic.
(pub? date?)

Mickaharic, Draja. Spiritual Cleansing.
Weiser, 1982; 2004. 96 p.




Ponce, Charles. The Game of Wizards.
(pub? date?)

Ponce, Charles. The Qabalah.
(pub? date?)

Puckett, Newbell Niles. Folk Beliefs of the Southern Negro.
University of North Carolina Press, 1926; reprinted.



Raphael, Katrina. Crystal Enlightenment.
(pub? date?)

Raphael, Katrina. Crystal Healing
(pub? date?)

Regardie, Israel. Ceremonial Magic.
(pub? date?)

Regardie, Israel. The Complete System of Golden
Dawn Magic.

(pub? date?)

Regardie, Israel. The Eye in the Triangle
(pub? date?)

Regardie, Israel. Garden of Pomegranates.
(pub? date?)

Regardie, Israel. The Golden Dawn, A Complete Course in
Practical Ceremonial Magic, Four Volumes in One,
The Original Account of the Teachings, Rites and
Ceremonies of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn

(pub?) 1938;
St. Paul, Llewellyn, 1971, 1989 ISBN No.: 0-87542-663-8

Regardie, Israel. Foundations of Practical Magic.
Aquarian Press, 1979.

Regardie, Israel. The Middle Pillar.
St. Paul, Llewellyn, 1970.

Regardie, Israel. The Tree of Life.
(pub?), 1929; Weiser, 1976.

Regardie, Israel. What You Should Know About The Golden Dawn.
(pub? date?)

Regardie, Israel. ["All of the writings of Israel Regardie."]

Richardson [-]. 20th Century Magic.
(pub? date?)

Richardson, Alan. An Introduction to the Mystical

(pub? date?)

Richardson, [-] and Huett, [-]. Spiritual Value of
Gem Stones.

(pub? date?)

Runyon, Carroll "Poke". The Book of Solomon's Magick.
(pub? date?)

Rutherford, Wade. Druidism.
(pub? date?)


Scholem, Gershom. Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism.
Schocken, 1941

Scholem, Gershom. Kabbalah.
New York, Dorset Press, 1974 ISBN No.: 0-88029-205-9

Silbey, Uma. The Complete Crystal Guidebook.
(pub? date?)

Skinner, [-], The Search for Abraxas.
(pub? date?)

Spare, Austin Osman. The Book of Pleasure.
(pub? date?)

Spence, Lewis. Encyclopedia of Occultism.
(pub?), 1959.

Starhawk. Spiral Dance.
(pub?), 1959.

Stewart, R. J.. Living Magical Arts.
(pub?), 1959.

Stewart, R. J.. Advanced Magical Arts.
(pub?), 1959.

Strauss, C. Levi. The Savage Mind.
Chicago Univ. Press, 1966


Thompson, Charles Fairfax. The Forbidden book of Knowledge.
Los Angeles, Privately Published, 1981.

Turner, Robert. Elizabethan Magic: The Art and the Magus.
Element Books 1989.

Turner, Robert. THe Heptarchia Mystica of John Dee.
Magnum Opus (date?).

Tyson, Donald. The New Magus.
St. Paul, Llewellyn, 1988.

Tyson, Donald. New Millennium Magick.
(pub? date?)

Tyson, Donald. Ritual Magic: What It is and How to Do It.
(pub? date?)


U.'.D.'., Frater (in Germany, V.'.D.'., Frater).
The Secrets of the German Sex Magicians.

(pub? date?)

U.'.D.'., Frater (in Germany, V.'.D.'., Frater).
Practical Sigil Magick.

St. Paul, Llewellyn, (date?)


Von Rosenroth, Knorr. Kabala Denudata.
(pub? date?)


Waite, Arthur Edward. The Book of Black Magic and of Pacts.
London, (Rider?), 1898; reprinted.

Waite, Arthur Edward. The Holy Kabbalah.
(pub? date?); reprinted.

Waite, Arthur Edward. Pictorial key to the Tarot. Illustrated
by Pamela Coleman Smith.

Rider, 1910; many reprints

Waite, Arthur Edward. The Real History of the Rosicrucians
(pub? date?); reprinted.

Waite, Arthur Edward. ["All of the writings of Arthur Edward Waite."]

Webb, James. The Harmonious Circle.
(pub? date?)

Webb, James. The Occult Underground.
Open Court Books, 1974.

Webb, James. The Occult Establishment.
Open Court Books, 1976.

Whitcomb, Bill. The Magician's Companion.
(pub? date?)

Wilber, Ken. A Sociable God.
(pub? date?)

  • Recommended. PB-RK

    Wilson, Colin. The Occult.
    (pub? date?)



    Yates, Frances. The Art of Memory.
    Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1966; 1984

    Yates, Frances. Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition.
    Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1964

    Yates, Frances. The Rosicrucian Enlightenment.
    Paladin, 1972; 1975

    Yates, Frances. The Occult Philosphy in the Elizabethan Age.
    Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979

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