A Booklist of Pagan/Magickal Titles
- The Tarot - Paul Foster Case (f)
- The Qabalistic Tarot - Robert Wang (a,f)
- The Book of Tokens - Paul Case (f)
- The Book of Thoth - Crowley (a,f)
- The Qabalah:
- The Mystical Qabalah - Dion Fortune (f)
- The Kabbalah Unveiled - MacGregor Mathers (f)
- The Sepher Yetzirah - W. Wynn Westcott (f)
- A Practical Guide to Qabalistic Symbolism - Gareth Knight (a,f)
- The Ladder of Lights - William Grey (f?)
- Magick in general:
- The Tree of Life - Israel Regardie (a,f)
- Magick in Theory and Practice - Aleister Crowley (a,f,b)
- The Golden Dawn; The Complete Golden Dawn System of Magic- Israel Regardie (c)
- Magick without Tears - Crowley (c)
- The Training of the Mind - Alan Bennett (a)
- Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism - Chogyam Trungpa(d)
- Book 4 - Crowley (a)
- The Experience of Insight - Goldstein (d)
- The Holy Books of Thelema (a)
- The Vision and the Voice (a)
- The Eye in the Triangle - Israel Regardie (c)
- The Equinox, esp The Temple of Solomon the King (a)
- The Book of Lies (a)
- Paganism, historical
- The Golden Bough - Frazer
- The Mystery Religions - S. Angus (b)
- Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism - F. Cumont (b)
- The God of the Witches - Margaret Murray
- The Golden Ass - Apuleius, transl. Robert Graves
- Paganism, modern
- Drawing Down the Moon - Margot Adler
- The Meaning of Witchcraft - Gerald Gardner (g)
- Eastern Mysticism
- Tibetan Yoga and Secret Doctrines - Evans-Wentz
- Shakti and Shakta - Arthur Avalon (a)
- The Serpent Power - Arthur Avalon (a)
- The Tibetan Book of the Dead - Evans-Wentz
- Egyptian religion (all b)
- The Gods of the Egyptians - E.A. Budge
- The Egyptian Book of the Dead - Budge
- Egyptian Magic - Budge
- The Leyden Papyrus - Budge
- The Chaldean Oracles - Westcott (f,e)
- The Life of Apollonius of Tyana - Philostratus
- Prometheus Rising - Robert Anton Wilson (c)
- Cosmic Trigger - Robert Anton Wilson (c)
- Samuel Weiser, Inc
York Beach, Maine 03910
-EXCELLENT source for books of all sorts, all high quality. Especially good source for books by Crowley & on ceremonial magick. Highly recommended.
- Dover Publications
31 East 2nd St.
Mineola, NY 11501
-reprints many old books, most notably Budge's classic egyptian series
- Falcon Press
3660 N. 3rd St
Phoenix, AZ 85012
-small press specializing in Crowley, Israel Regardie, & the Golden Dawn. Also carries Robert Anton Wilson's latest works, such as PROMETHEUS RISING, THE NEW INQUISITION, and the reprinted classic COSMIC TRIGGER.
- Shambalah Publications
314 Dartmouth St.
Boston, MA 02116
-mainly Eastern religion & Buddhist, but also some western magick, and recently lots of high-quality New Age works. Recently reprinted the classic series HERMETICA by Sir Walter Scott.
- Heptangle Books
Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
-small specialty printing house issuing one volume per year, beautifully typeset. Issued the classic ENOCHIAN INVOKATION by Geoffrey James, which was still in print in April.
- The Best of Cards Catalog
Division of US Games Systems
38 East 32nd St
NY, NY 10016
-sells every Tarot pack in existence, & also has a surprisingly extensive booklist of occult books. Good source for Eliphas Levi & tarot material & carries many of the books issued by the above publisher. Catalog is $2. Delivery is the fastest I've ever seen.
- Magickal Childe
35 West 19th St.
-excellent listing; carries Gardner's books & assorted paraphanalia such as Abramelin oil. Carries many more books than listed in their catalog; reportedly if you call them they can get ANY occult book, if it's available anywhere. No, I don't have their phone #.
- Llewellyn Publications
P.O. Box 64383-873
St. Paul, MN 55164-0383
-not so good a source these days, but carries reprints of many of Israel Regardie's classics. Their catalog resembles the National Enquirer; caveat emptor. Interesting to read for entertainment purposes, occasionally one will find a good book there.
P.O. Box 219
Mt. Horeb, WI 53572
-a pagan organization publishing a newsletter & sells some books, most notably Circle Guide to Pagan & Wiccan Resources, for contacts.
- Dharma Publishing
2425 Hillside Ave
Berkeley CA 94704
-sells books on Buddhism, posters of Tibetan Thanka paintings; much more hardcore Buddhist than Shambalah.
These opinions are my own, & where I recall purchasing these books in the past. They may no longer be available.