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Gutenberg Stamp at Washington, D. C. in September 30, 1952 - Scott # 1014 - Estes # 1 to # 51 By Richard Estes
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Book #902: Gutenberg Stamp at Washington, D. C. in September 30, 1952. Scott # 1014. Estes Envelopes #1 to #90. These are very rare!
A Century of Postal Covers By Alexander Hume
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Over 120 stamped and postmarked covers, dating back to 1862, are illustrated in full colour. Accompanying them are the stories of the senders and recipients and photographs of them at work and play... More > in China at the time of the Boxer Rising, and in India and other parts of the British Empire. Included are descriptions of the stamps used, some interesting first day covers, and some rare military postmarks are reproduced.< Less
A Century of Postal Covers By Alexander Hume
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Over 120 stamped and postmarked covers, dating back to 1862, are illustrated in full colour. Accompanying them are the stories of the senders and recipients and photographs of them at work and play... More > in China at the time of the Boxer Rising, and in India and other parts of the British Empire. Included are descriptions of the stamps used, some interesting first day covers, and some rare military postmarks are reproduced.< Less
The Maltese Cross By Allan Oliver
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This book illustrates the entire 128 pages of the I T Pickering collection showing use of the Maltese cross cancellation on stamps from the Penny Black onward. Many of the items within the collection... More > are enlarged on additional pages allowing the student of Postal History to compare and study the rare items.< Less
Jumbonji Blue By Leslie Wilkie
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When Terry Jaqgger is employed to escort a philatelic expert, Vanessa Collingwood, on a mission to buy a rare stamp he believes it to be a routine task. However, when the venue is switched from the... More > Sultanate of Oman to the Seychelle Islands he finds himself fighting to protect her from kidnap, murder and piracy.< Less
Jumbonji Blue By Leslie Wilkie
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When Terry Jaqgger is employed to escort a philatelic expert, Vanessa Collingwood, on a mission to buy a rare stamp he believes it to be a routine task. However, when the venue is switched from the... More > Sultanate of Oman to the Seychelle Islands he finds himself fighting to protect her from kidnap, murder and piracy.< Less
Dictionary of the Sioux Language By Lieuts. J. K. Hayer and W. S. Starring
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The text from this short book was transcribed from an original, limited print run (300 copies) that was made at Yale University for Frederick W. Beinecke, on Christmas day, 1968. It then was passed... More > by association into the estate of a literary scholar & rare book collector, and from there (nearly five decades later) it was acquired by the publisher. Frederick's father was a hotelier, and his family were lifelong partners with the Sperry & Hutchinson Company who were famous for their S & H "Green Stamps." "Fritz," as Frederick was known, was deeply passionate about rare books (together with his two brothers Edwin & Walter). And they donated much of their time & personal wealth to furthering Yale's academic goals. Today, the architecturally stunning Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library stands as one of the world's greatest repositories of early and historic documents, images, and artifacts.< Less
Hermetic Astrology By Oliver St. John
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Hardbound, dust jacket edition; blue linen boards, glossy cover, laid end-papers; gold folio stamp on spine. The primary aim of this book is to explain esoteric or magical astrology in a simple and... More > concise way. The veriest beginner will quickly gain an understanding of their natal horoscope, while those already well-versed in the subject will find here magical and esoteric applications for the art that rarely, if ever, appear in textbooks on astrology. Here is a complete course in astrology covering astrological symbolism, chart interpretation, the dignities of signs, houses and planets, aspects and astrological timing. Esoteric knowledge is revealed concerning the Part of Fortune, the Dragon Stars or Nodes of the Moon, the Egyptian Ka or double, the Holy Guardian Angel and the Evil Genius, Outer Gateways and the use of the natal chart as a Master Key of Life.< Less
The Mystic Tarot and the Trees of Eternity By Oliver St. John
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Hardbound dust jacket edition; blue linen boards, gloss cover, laid end-papers and gold folio stamp on the spine. The Mystic Tarot and the Trees of Eternity is an advanced, visionary treatise on the... More > Tarot. Each of the twenty-two chapters is divided into two sections, the Light-path and the Night-path, and is headed by a luminous commentary on the relevant Qabalistic text from the Sepher Yetzirah. The methods include Theurgic, Goetic and Enochian magick. Following Tantrik tradition, the book’s narrative is centred on the ‘Island’ to the west of St. Ives in Cornwall. The book thus has a distinctly elemental nature, reflective of changing weather and seasons as focussed through the lens of Tarot and Tree of Life correspondences. The book embraces the work of Aleister Crowley as well as the Nightside or Typhonian conjurations of Kenneth Grant, providing rare insights into the interior magical worlds of Thelema.< Less