TRANSCENDENTAL MAGIC, by ELIPHAS LEVI, Preface by A.E. WAITE, 1st / 1st 1896
Transcendental Magic by Eliphas Levi ~ A Complete Translation of "Dogme et Rituel de la Haute Magie," With a Biographical Preface by Arthur Edward Waite ~ First Edition / First Printing 1896; ILLUSTRATED
Publisher: George Redway, London (1896)
First edition, first printing of "Transcendental Magic: Its Doctrine and Ritual," by Eliphas Levi, with a biographical preface by Arthur Edward Waite. A "Complete Translation of 'Dogme et Rituel de la Haute Magie'." In very good overall condition. Bright blue boards; 406 pages and illustrated. The boards and binding are solid and tight save for some general shelf-wear. The pages are crisp and clean save for ex libris stamps from the Knoxville Metaphysical Library on the inside boards and title page. Library withdrawal card and card holder on the back inside board and natural toning to the corresponding blank page. The pages appear crisp and clean save for small chip to top corner on second page, and the occasional Knoxville Metaphysical Library stamp on some pages. Toning on last blank page. Text pages are crisp and clean save for a smudge or two. A scarce find.