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Tokugawa Religion (The Cultural Roots Of Modern Japan)

By: Bellah, Robert N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Free Press - MacMillan: 1985

Edition: Fourth Printing

Store ID: 006502


006502: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Edges of covers are lightly worn. "Does for Japan what Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism did for the West. One of the foremost authorities on Japanese history and culture, Bellah explains how religion in the Tokugawa period (1600-1868) established the foundation for Japan's modern industrial economy, and dispels two misconceptions about Japanese modernization: that it began with Admiral Perry's arrival i... View more info

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North American Indian Mythology

By: Burland, Cottie

Price: $13.50

Publisher: London, England, Paul Hamlyn, Hamlyn Publishing Group: 1973

Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 002173


002173: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Illustrated front and back endpapers. 24 pages in colour. Over 100 illustrations in black & white. Fully Indexed. Boards are red cloth with black embossed image on cover and spine lettering. "Indian mythology offers evidence of all the stages of prehistoric belief obliterated in the Old World in the growth of civilization. When the white man penetrated North America he rediscov... View more info

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Into The Hearts Of The Amazons (In Search Of A Modern Matriarchy)

By: Demott, Tom

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, University Of Wisconsin Press - Terrace Books: 2006

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005432


005432: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (1 3 5 4 2) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Part rousing travel adventure through a little-known world and part popular ethnography, exploring how Zapotec women earned their legendary status in a remote corner of southern Mexico. To satisfy his curiosity about this culture, Tom DeMott journeyed to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, where he discovered a thriving modern-day matriarchy among th... View more info

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Feasts Of Light (Celebrations For The Seasons Of Life Based On The Egyptian Goddess Mysteries)

By: Ellis, Normandi

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois, Quest Books (Theosophical Publishing House): 1999

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003670


003670: "Discover the Goddess Mysteries of Ancient Egypt and Harvest Their Splendor to Celebrate the Seasons of Your Life. ": 8.5 x 11 in.: 171 pages View more info

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The Druids

By: Ellis, Peter Berresford

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012376


012376: This softcover/paperback edition does display ISBN (0802837980) on both the copyright page and back cover; believe both HC & SC were printed with same ISBN. Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Printing Number Line (7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "An account of who and what the Druids were, covering their Druidic training, philosophies and beliefs, portraying them as doctors, lawyers and advisers to k... View more info

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The Secret Language Of The Soul (A Visual Exploration Of The Spiritual World)

By: Hope, Jane

Price: $12.50

Publisher: San Francisco, California, Chronicle Books: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004352


004352: Has a remainder mark on bottom. "The latest in the Secret Language series, The Secret Language of the Soul is an inspiring survey of faith and ritual through the ages, from Native American vision quests to chakras, avatars, and archangels. Turning to all the major religious traditions as well as more obscure philosophies, author Jane Hope considers destiny, enlightenment, and salvation; the lives of spiritual figures; and esoteric ideas as diverse as Tantric ... View more info

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Character Sketches - From The Pages Of Scripture, Illustrated In The World Of Nature

By: Institute In Basic Youth Conflicts

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Institute In Basic Youth Conflicts: 1976

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013931


013931: No slipcase is included. Book has a registered number bookplate with original owner's name and No. 292 on front flyleaf. Otherwise, book is in Fine condition; boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Stated First Edition. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. LCCN# 76-3050. "Each section of this Character Sketches volume begins with a captivating read-aloud nature story that introduces the character quality being taught and conti... View more info

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Tarot Of The Four Elements: Tribal Folklore, Earth Mythology, And Human Magic

By: Lerner, Isha / Ericksen, Amy

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Rochester, Vermont, Bear & Company: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006484


006484: No Jacket as Issued. Slipcase include Softcover Book and 78 Card Deck. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A new tarot based on shamanic imagery that invokes the magic of nature, numbers, and imagination. Works with colorful primal symbols and vivid natural images to explore the soul’s primal roots and its relationship to sacred geometry and nature. Uses tribal memory and symbolism as ways to connect with our own dreamworld, power, and creative potential. This in... View more info

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The Chinese Art Of Face Reading

By: Lip, Evelyn

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Singapore And Malaysia, Times Books International: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Store ID: 005246


005246: No Jacket as Issued. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The Chinese art of face reading, ming xiang, has been in practice for more than 2000 years. Deeply rooted in Chinese culture, it is used to analyse man's personality traits and fortunes. To the Chinese, while life is predestined, man can seek to avert the ill effects of bad luck if he knows it in advance. It is also advantageous to know one's own virtues and vices. In short, while man is defenceless against d... View more info

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Witchcraft (The History And Mythology)

By: Marshall, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Crescent Books: 1996

Edition: 1995 Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 006639


006639: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered, with slight rubbing at corners. Dustjacket has some small repaired edge cuts and stained area on the inside surface. "An illustrated history of witchcraft explores its myths and theories including folk tales, church records, and written documents; considers the impact of witch hunting; and... View more info

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Dances And Stories Of The American Indian

By: Mason, Bernard S.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Ronald Press Company: 1944

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004220


004220: Title page and following page have been well repaired and reattached previously. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "The purpose of this book is to preserve the dances of the American Indian, but to preserve them in action, not merely in printed word ... To preserve them as dances that we ourselves may use and enjoy. It presents the dances in such manner that they can be re-enacted for stage or campfire entertainme... View more info

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South American Mythology

By: Osborne, Harold

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, England, Paul Hamlyn, Hamlyn Publishing Group: 1968

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 002178


002178: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Illustrated front and back endpapers. 24 pages in colour. Over 100 illustrations in black & white. Fully Indexed. Boards are red cloth with black embossed image on cover and spine lettering. "Our knowledge of the beliefs and traditions of the Andean high cultures, despite the loss of so much evidence, has been implemented with new discoveries and the fact that so much survives ... View more info

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The Arts Of The Sikh Kingdoms

By: Stronge, Susan (Editor)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Prakash Books: 1999

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004807


004807: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Lightly worn sticker spot on inside of front cover and dustjacket has small worn spot on back near spine. Price INCLUDES FULL EXTRA COST of Media Delivery. USPS Priority would be an extra charge. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "In 1801 Ranjit Singh was proclaimed the first Sikh maharaja of the Panjab, the 'land of the five rivers', at Lahore. The magnificent illustrations include jewellery and gemstones from... View more info

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What Life Was Like Among Druids And High Kings (Celtic Ireland AD 400-1200)

By: Time-Life Books Editors

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Virginia, Time Life Education: 1998

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005249


005249: Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Tells this fascinating story of the coming of Christianity to the Irish and many other compelling tales of the daily lives of the men and women of Ireland from Celtic to Christian times. From contemporary accounts by travelers, church officials, and jurists as well as from the legends and histories for which the Irish are so justly famous c... View more info

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Ramtha

By: Weinberg, Steven Lee (Editor)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Eastsound, Washington, Sovereignty Press: 1986

Edition: Third Printing

Store ID: 003867


003867: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Ramtha is a remarkable intelligence of profound wisdom and love. He is channeled by a young woman named J. Z. Knight, who permits him to use her body for the purpose of presenting his message to mankind. Through the body of Ms. Knight, Ramtha has held hundreds of audiences across the United States since 1978. RAMTHA is a collection of edited transcription drawn from tape recordings of these audiences. Hi... View more info

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Illustrated Dictionary of Religions : Rituals, Beliefs, and Practices From Around The World

By: Wilkinson, Philip

Price: $21.50

Publisher: DK Publishing: 1999

Edition: First American Edition: Fifth Printing

Store ID: 011373


011373: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Makes sense of more than 15 key world religions, from the beliefs of the ancient civilizations of Egypt and Greece to present-day living religions, such as Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. A fully illustrated dictionary including more than 1,000 key entries about wo... View more info