Obtain spiritual development through the symbolism of 78 beautiful Tarot cards inspired by woodcuts created between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries. Interpretations from alchemists, Christian mystics, Kabbalists, and magicians are divided into the Majors and Minors based on philosophies of both the Tarot and Kabbalah. Though the philosophies are closely related, each suit possesses its own unique characteristics, descriptions, and meanings for the cards. Possessing this deck is like holding a complete synopsis of Kabbalah that fits into the palm of your hand. Use the cards to encourage your readings and interpretations for a clear narrative that concerns day-to-day issues as well as the more important questions of your life. The guide provides an overview of the Secret Wisdom of the Ages, delving into the Tarot in relation to Kabbalah. There is a summary table for ease of reading and for understanding the beliefs involved.
"First Edition Fourth Printing. Sm4to. 400 pages. Full bound dark blue cloth with blind stamped title on front board and fully legible gilt title on spine. Book is clean throughout with some light discoloration on end papers. Previous owners names and provenance of this volume noted on ffep. DJ in surprisingly good shape, a 1 and a 1 1/2 closed tear on head of spine were repaired with tape some time ago, otherwise only light soil and mild chipping to extremities due to age. Photos are available upon request.
Destined to be a treasure for the millions of fans who made American Gods an internationally bestselling phenomenon, this beautifully designed and illustrated collectible edition of Neil Gaiman's revered masterpiece features enlightening and incisive notes throughout by award-winning annotator and editor Leslie S. Klinger.
A perennial favorite of readers worldwide, American Gods tells the story of ex-con Shadow Moon, who emerges from prison and is recruited to be bodyguard, driver, and errand boy for the enigmatic Mr. Wednesday. So begins a dark and strange road trip full of fantastical adventures and a host of eccentric characters. For, beneath the placid surface of everyday life, a storm is brewing--an epic war for the very soul of America--and Shadow is standing squarely in its path.
This annotated volume of the Author's Preferred Text features analysis from Leslie S. Klinger. His trenchant commentary identifies gods and supernatural beings, elucidates key phrases, and shows how Gaiman built his award-winning novel, giving readers unparalleled insight into the story and into Gaiman's creative process and authorial decisions. Carefully chosen illustrations complement and illuminate the narrative.
London, 1925, sm 4to. The first edition thus. Both volumes have been rebound; original spine and cover paper are tipped in at end of text. 2 volumes beautifully bound in full green leather with heavy gilt decoration and marbled endpapers. Gilt tooling along board edges, raised bands, maroon title lables, deckle edges. All gilt bright and clean. Text is decorated throughout with with numerous cuts. Clean and solid. Some minor scuffing appears in spots on leather from shelfwear. Previous owners name plates on front paste down of both vols. Photo available upon request. Illustrated by E. McKnight Kauffer.
Second edition. Small 8vo, 213 pgs + ads. Full bound green cloth with black, white and beige stamped pictorial cover, black title on spine. Three black and white plates. This book is in remarkably fine condition, the cloth is clean, the binding solid, and the pages crisp. There is a small bit of dust soil at the head of the text block, but no mentionable wear. This rare title by Baum pseudonym Suzanne Metcalf (spelled Susanne on cover) is a must have for true Baum enthusaists!
These beautiful ascension cards are designed to assist those seeking to start on a personal ascension path or to accelerate journeys to the light. Each of the 52 cards offers a description of a specific ascension energy or Ascended Master, guidance on its use, and an affirmation to assist with assimilation of the wisdom. Through them individuals will work with the gold and silver violet flame for transformation and raise the energy in themselves and others, call in unconditional love, and draw on the elements to bring hope, peace, and love to the world, among others. The subjects range from the 12 chakras and fire through Commander Ashtar and Mother Mary's aquamarine mantle. These cards may be employed in a variety of ways -- such as a daily source of guidance and inspiration, a point of study for a group discussion, a source for determining which areas of an ascension path require the most immediate attention, or as a 52-step study course for ascension. Seekers may choose to work with the cards in order, to select one a week for a year, or to identify one card for intensive study. The accompanying booklet offers broader insight into ascension in general.