A.E. WAITE - THE BOOK OF DESTINY - 1st/1st 1912 - MAGIC DIVINATION GRIMOIRE
THE BOOK OF DESTINY AND THE ART OF READING THEREIN — By Grand Orient (ARTHUR EDWARD WAITE) — SPECIAL PRESENTATION COPY — 1st Edition/1st Printing, 1912 — CARTOMANCY, INVOKING SPIRITS THROUGH PRECIOUS STONES AND CRYSTALS , THE VARIOUS METHODS OF DIVINATION — PLANT AND FLOWER DIVINATION, FORETELLING THE FUTURE THROUGH THE INCLUDED WHEEL OF WISDOM, THE GENIIS AND THE KABBALAH
Publisher: William Rider & Son, London (1912)
A very scarce presentation copy (please see stamp on title page) of a grimoire of occult magic practices by The Grand Orient, or AE Waite: divination, conjuring and summoning ceremonies, of spirits and other worldly creatures, and channeling genie wisdom. First edition from 1912, in well preserved condition. Dark red boards with gilt decorations and titling; 277 pages with William Rider advertisements at rear. Illustrations include fold-out Wheel of Wisdom frontis. The boards and binding are solid and tight, save for some fading to the spine and overall light shelfwear. Strip of binding tape along the inside board and the first blank page and page one. The pages are crisp and clean. Contents include: The Great Oracle of the Gods or The Book of the Speech of Hermes - Mercius and the True Wheel of Fortune; the Art of Knowing the
Good Genii and Their Influence Upon the Destiny of Men; the Occult Science of
Jewels; Sidelights on Workings of Destiny in Business & Pleasure The art of
invoking spirits in the crystal, The various methods of divination; Some Names
of Womanhood; The Mystery of Dreams and Dream Interpretation, and More.