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The Secret Sayings of Jesus Explained.


Price: £25.00

Publisher: Aberdeen: Shiva Publications, 1971.:

Seller ID: 41777

One of a limited edition of 600 copies. "In this readable and exciting essay of ideas, the Gospel of Thomas is explained in terms of a modern Gnostic philosophy...The austere psychology of the Fifth Gospel is remote from the superstitious Messiah-worship of the Synoptic Gospels. It is one of the stimulating and important themes of this workl to reveal just how the editors of those Gospels glossed and devalued the wisdom of Thomas." Pp.67. Blue boards, dustwrapper rubbed with edge wear. VG/G+. View more info

Discourses of Rumi.

By: ARBERRY, Arthur J. (translator).

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Richmond: Curzon Press, 1975. 0700702741:

Seller ID: 44299

ISBN: 0700702741

"The Whirling Dervishes have intrigued many a traveller to the East, with their amazing display of controlled, mathematically precise movements at varying speeds carried out in an atmosphere of complete serenity,,,Jalal al-Din Rumi (1207-73), the greatest mystical poet of said to have founded the Order...the circling (of the Dervishes) opened the way to states of mind where the nature of the world lay revealed. Pp.x/276. Paperback, uneven sunning to spine and cover. Good. View more info

The Sixth Sense: Its Cultivation and Use.

By: BRENT, Charles H.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York: B.W.Huebsch, 1911. 0:

Seller ID: 35728

1st edition. The Art of Life Series. "By the Sixth Sense I mean the Mystic Sense, or that inner perceptive faculty which distinguishes man from the highest below him and allies him to the highest above him." Contents include: I.The Sixth Sense; II. In Relation to Health; III. In Relation to Health; IV.In Relation to Thought; V. In Relation to Religion. Pp.105, author's initialed inscription(?) "Walter Ashley from C.H.B. Liverpool 1912" to front free endpaper, rough-cut page edges. Brown cloth, darkened to spine. G+. View more info

Mysticiam of Now: The Art of Being Alive.

By: CATALA, Rafael.:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Colorada: Acropolis Books. 1998.:

Seller ID: 28099

"Reflects Rafael's ardent desire for spiritual growth in himself and in his students". Pp 220. P/b. VG. View more info

Pax Dei. An Approach to Mystical Theology.

By: COWLEY, Patrick.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London:SPCK,1935.:

Seller ID: 4441

1st ed. "The essays in themselves are mainly mystical, but at the same time intended to be practical, and so beneficial to the deepening of the spiritual life." Pp.18/173, owners name to fep, toning to endpapers. Green cloth, d/wrubbed and chipped. G+/G. View more info

The Cell of Self-Knowledge. Early English mystical treatises. (Gill's spiritual classics).

By: CRAWFORD, Charles and GRIFFITHS, John (Translator & Editor).:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. 1981.:

Seller ID: 20008

1st ed. "Rendered into direct modern English, the collection offers a polyphony of medieval spirituality with perennial relevance to the condition of the human spirit before God". Pp 128. Some b/w illustrations. P/b. Illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Prayers of the Women Mystics.


Price: £5.00

Publisher: Michigan: Servant Publications. 1992.:

Seller ID: 5322

"Journey in prayer with great women mystics and, through the prism of mystical prayer, glimpse their profound intimacy with God." Pp. 255. P/b. VG. View more info

A Manual of Ascetical Theology. Or The Supernatural Life of the Soul on Earth and in Heaven.

By: DEVINE, Rev. Arthur.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: R & T Washbourne, 1902.:

Seller ID: 45723

1st edition. "Ascetical theology: A science which from truths divinely revealed explains the doctrine by which souls are directed in the acquisition and perfection of the supernatural life, according to the ordinary providence of God." Pp.xxii/616, owner's initials to front free endpaper, toning to endpapers. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine, wear to top and tail of spine and corner tips. G+. View more info

Masters of the Spiritual Life.

By: DRAKE, F.W.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London: Longmans, Green and Co.,1916.:

Seller ID: 2319

Pp.10/160, frontis.,owners name to fep. Brown cloth,gilt title to spine, slightly rubbed. G+. View more info

A Staircase for Silence.


Price: £3.50

Publisher: London: Darton, Longman & Todd, 1977. 0232513643:

Seller ID: 8232

ISBN: 0232513643

1st ed. "The world may well be entering a yet darker age than any known before. The demands laid on the spirituality needed during such a time will be correspondingly greater". Pp.152, owner's name to front free endpaper. Paperback. VG. View more info

Mystics & Heretics in Italy at the End of the Middle Ages. (Translated with an Introduction by Edward Maslin Hulme.)

By: GEBHART, Emile.:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 1922.:

Seller ID: 28638

1st translated ed. "I have attempted to study the religious history of Italy during the Middle Ages." Pp. 2883/4 (ads), portrait frontis, ex libris bookplate to verso front board, initial to fep. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. G+. View more info

A Dazzling Darkness. An Anthology of Western Mysticism.

By: GRANT, Patrick.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Fount Paperbacks. 1985. 000626837:

Seller ID: 4865

ISBN: 000626837

1st.ed. "This book is essential for all those who wish to study mysticism further, also a magnificent introduction to this great body of literature - and a book that will provide inspiration for every Christian." Pp.366, owners name crossed out to half-title. Pbk. G+. View more info

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Horae Mysticae: A Day Book from the Writings of Mystics from Many Nations.

By: GREGORY, Eleanor C. (compiler).

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Methuen & Co,1908.:

Seller ID: 42875

The Library of Devotion series. 15cms x 10cms. Pp387, owner's illustrated bookplate(Honor Thomas) to front free endpaper, date to top of front free endpaper, picture of nativity scene pasted to preliminary page, strengthening to inner hinges. Green ribbed cloth, gilt title to spine, minor bumps to corners. G+. View more info

Mysticism of East and West. Studies in Mystical and Moral Philosophy.

By: HARE, William Loftus.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Jonathan Cape, 1923.:

Seller ID: 43293

1st edition. With an Introduction by J.Estlin Carpenter. Contents includes: I.Religion and the Soul; II.The Age of Perfect Virtue; III.Chinese Egoism; IV.The Origin of Evil; V.The Teachers in the Upanishads; VI.An Outline of the Sankhya Philosophy; VII.Indian Egoism and Materialism; VIII.The Buddha's Personality; IX.Buddhism and War; X.Krishna's Advice to Arjuna; XI.Nirvana; XII.Nietzsche's Critique of Buddhism; XIII.A View of Karma; XIV.The Key to Pythagoras; XV.Sokrates the Moral Innovator; XVI.Neo-Platonism; XVII.Between the Testaments; XVIII.The Eucharist; XIX."The Unpardonable Sin"... View more info

The Sanity of Mysticism: A Study of Richard Rolle.

By: HODGSON, Geraldine E.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London: Faith Press, 1926.:

Seller ID: 32756

1st ed. Pp.227/3(ads), gift inscription to fep, owners label to inside front board. Brown cloth, gilt title to front and spine. VG. View more info

Mysticism in Religion.

By: INGE, W.R.:

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Hutchinson's University Library,nd.:

Seller ID: 3285

The Senior series. Pp.168. Red cloth, spine sunned, d/w chipped and front detached from rear. G+/P. View more info

Silent Music. The Science of Meditation.

By: JOHNSTON, William.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Fontana, 1976. 0006241867:

Seller ID: 7845

ISBN: 0006241867

2nd impression. "An excellent survey of meditation ... a book for both reference and inspiration, fact and judgement." Pp.190, toning to pages. Pbk. G+. View more info

The Wounded Stag.

By: JOHNSTON, William.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London: Fount, 1985. 0006267904:

Seller ID: 11177

ISBN: 0006267904

"Examines the Old and New Testaments, the Christian mystical tradition, the Eucharist and mystical prayer, and how these can lead to the resolution of the conflict within men's hearts." Pp203, slight toning to pages, owners label to inside front cover. Pbk. G+. View more info

Mystical Initiation. (with an appendix).

By: LOUISMET, Dom Savinien.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: Burns Oates & Washbourne, 1923.:

Seller ID: 32754

1st ed. Mystical Initiation - "By means of the five first chapters of the Canticle of Canticles, abridged, paraphrased, and commented on..." Pp.14/217, small intiials to fep, toning to endpapers. Red boards, spine dulled. G+. View more info

From Orpheus to Paul. A History of Orphism.

By: MACCHIORO, Vittorio.

Price: £195.00

Publisher: London: Constable & Company Ltd, 1930.:

Seller ID: 45154

1st edition. Studies in Religion and Culture Schermerhorn Lectures I. "Orphism was the Greek mystery cult of re-birth and resurrection. Its ideas had a great influence on early Christianity, and were largely associated with the neo-platonic stream." Pp.262, black & white frontispiece + 10 further pages of black & white photo illustrations and a folding plate of an Orphic Liturgy of Initiation (from the Villa of the Mysteries, Pompeii), spotting to title page and occasionally throughout. Green cloth,dustwrapper soiled with chipped losses to spine but is now in a removable clear protec... View more info