ASTROLOGY BOOKS

Astrological history, astrology guides and reference works.

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ADAMS Evangeline (CROWLEY Aleister)  Astrology Your Place in the Sun
VG foxed prelims, lightly rubbed edges and corners $65 C/C Harrap 1928 first edition, decorative cloth xiii 343pp, has interesting vignettes and chapter heading designs, Adams was the leading popular astrologer in the USA at the beginning of the twentieth century, Aleister Crowley claimed she had used his collaborative work without recognition. Book has a small dent to lower board which does not make it through to the book, nice gilt title and sun design to cover. [AST 1]

ADAMS Evangeline (CROWLEY Aleister)  Astrology Your place among the Stars
VG VG bookseller labels to endpapers, white out over name, DW minor chipping to edges and price clipped, $35 C/D Dodd Mead twenty fourth printing of 1930 original edition, xiv 526pp dec cloth, a collaboration with Aleister Crowley (or plagiarised from depending on your bias). A new edition was recently reissued by OTO scholars pointing out Crowley's contribution. Adams was USA leading astrologer for many years. This is a large clean copy, facsimile of the original. [AST 2]

ADAMS Evangeline ghostwritten by Aleister CROWLEY  
Astrology Your place among the Stars

Classic astrology book ghost written by Aleister Crowley (or plagiarised from, depending on your bias). A new edition was recently reissued by OTO scholars pointing out Crowley's contribution. Adams was USA leading astrologer for many years

G+ hardback, decorative cloth a little soiled, a few pages have tidy yellow highlighting, minor water stain to closed fore edge
$25 C/C
Dodd Mead twenty first printing of 1930 original edition, xiv 526pp [#2455 astrology, Aleister Crowley ]



ALLEN Marcus  Astrology for the New Age, an intuitive approach
VG $10 B/B CRCS Publications 1979 softcover 126pp. Complete beginners guide to astrology. ISBN 0916360229 [ASTR 8]

ANONYMOUS  
The Concise Planetary Ephemeris for 1900 to 1950 A D at midnight

Astronomical reference for use in astrology, produced by NASA scientist this shows true planetary positions, precession, nutation and relativity, longitude and declination to 0.1 arc minute of all planets plus Moon node, sidereal time to 0.1 second, phases of moon to 1 minute, and Diurnal Proportional Logarithms.
L'Ephemeride Planetaire Abregee El Breviario de Efemerides Planetarias La Concisa Efferimide Planetaria Kurzer planetraischer almanach. ISBN0915820064

VG- softback with sewn sheets
$25 C/C
Hieratic Publishing Co 1979 softcover. [#2546 astrology ]





ANONYMOUS  
The Concise Planetary Ephemeris for 1950 to 2000 A D at midnight

Astronomical reference for use in astrology, produced by NASA scientist this shows true planetary positions, precession, nutation and relativity, longitude and declination to 0.1 arc minute of all planets plus Moon node, sidereal time to 0.1 second, phases of moon to 1 minute, and Diurnal Proportional Logarithms.
L'Ephemeride Planetaire Abregee El Breviario de Efemerides Planetarias La Concisa Efferimide Planetaria Kurzer planetraischer almanach. ISBN0915820021

VG- softback with sewn sheets
$25 C/C
Hieratic Publishing Co 1979 softcover. [#2547 astrology ]





ARROYO Stephen  The Practice and Profession of Astrology, Rebuilding Our Lost Connections with the Cosmos
VG $15 B/B CRCS Publications 1984, softcover 190pp. Author is a psychologist and discusses the role of astrology in psychology. ISBN 09163601586 [ASTR 5]

CARPENTER Garth 
Aspects of Astrology for New Zealanders and Australians

An explanation of the art of astrology, by an astrologer who wrote for the Truth and Welllington Sports Post. Includes astrological interpretations of some famous Australasians

VG hardback in G+ dust jacket with some wear, tear, and minor loss to edges
$15 B/C
Beaux Arts 1974, 293pp [#2755 astrology ]

VG hardback in G+ dust jacket with some wear, tear, and minor loss to edges
$15 B/C
Beaux Arts 1974, 293pp [OCC40 astrology ]








CHALFORD Ginger  Inner Personalities of the Chart
VG $14 B/B AFA 1982 softcover,117pp. New ways of looking at the chart. ISBN 866900403 [ASTR 7]

CROWLEY Aleister edited by John Symonds and Kenneth Grant 
Aleister Crowley, The Complete Astrological Writings

Includes; A Treatise on Astrology (Liber536), How Horoscopes are Faked, Batrachophrenoboocosmomachia. ISBN0715613316

G+ softback, with reading wear to covers, pen name to first page
$35 C/B
Duckworth 1979 first thus softback edition, ix 224pp. [#2771 occult, astrology, thelema, crowley ]





CROWLEY Aleister edited by John Symonds and Kenneth Grant 
Aleister Crowley, The Complete Astrological Writings

Includes; A Treatise on Astrology (Liber536), How Horoscopes are Faked, Batrachophrenoboocosmomachia. ISBN0715608061

VG+ hardback, with VG+ dust jacket. Some faint pencil notes to endpapers
$55 C/B
Duckworth 1988 second impression of the hardback edition, ix 224pp. [#2772 occult, astrology, thelema, crowley ]





CRUMMERE Maria ELise  Sun-Sign Rising
G+ creased wrappers, aged paper stock, $5 C/B Ballantine 1977 paperback, xiv 274pp pop-psychology style interpretation of character by sun sign. ISBN 0345253221195 [PB#156 astrol]

DEVORE Nicholas  Encyclopedia of Astrology
VG VG name to fep, light edge wear and short edge tears to DW. $20 C/C Philosophical Library (1967) cloth, xii 435pp. Alphabetical entries of key astrological terms. [ASTR 13]

ELLIOT Rose  Life Cycles The Influence of Planetary Cycles on Our Lives
VG sunned spine $8 B/B Pan 1995 softcover ISBN 0330315013 [#1819 astrology]

FLEMING-MITCHELL Leslie  Glossary of Astrological Terms
VG contact sealed $7 B/A Running Press 1977 soft cover 102pp ISBN 0914294709 [#543 astrol]

GREENE Liz 
Star Signs for Lovers

An astrological look at love and relationships by comparing sun signs. ISBN0099222604

VG paperback with owners name label to first page.
$5 A/B
Arrow 1980 first edition paperback, 479pp.[Item# 427 astrology]

G+ paperback with some pen notes to contents page.
$5 A/B
Arrow 1980 first edition paperback, 479pp. [PB1436 astrology ]





HAND Robert  The Astrolabe World Ephemeris 2001-2050 at Midnight, featuring Longitudes and Declinations for the Sun, Moon, Planets, Chiron and the Asteroids.
G ex-library with contact sealed wraps, reinforced hinges and piece removed from rear cover, small water mark top corners front pages and bottom edge rear pages. $40 C/D Whitford Press 1998 LARGE 4to softcover, unpaginated (approx 500pp). ISBN 0924608226 [ASTR 12]

HELINE Corrine  The Cosmic Harp
VG top of fep clipped. $30 B/B New Age Press 1969 hardcover 99pp. New Age interpretation of the zodiacal houses and gives examples of various natives of the signs in history. Deeply metaphysical interpretation. [ASTR 10]

HONE Margaret E. 
The Modern Text Book of Astrology

Following the school of Alan Leo, a complete overview of modern astrological practise.

Good cloth hardback, watermarked upper board, browned endpapers, rubbed cloth
$15 B/C
Fowler 1950 cloth 4to 320pp.
[#3216 ]





HONE Margaret E  The Modern text book of astrology, revised edition.
VG VG- DW sunned spine, rubbed edges and corners, chipped corners. $20 C/C Fowler 1978 hardcover 4to 320pp following the school of Alan Leo, a complete overview of modern astrological practise. [ASTR 11]

HONE Margaret E  The Modern text book of astrology, revised edition.
VG $15 B/C Fowler 1978 hardcover 4to 320pp following the school of Alan Leo, a complete overview of modern astrological practise. [#2983]
HOWE Ellic
Urania's Children, the strange world of the astrologers

Tidy ex-library copy,DW has tear at top left of upper panel, water stain at tail of spine, shelf mark, the flaps are trimmed at the edges with no loss of text, minor soiling / stain to fore edge, usual library marks.

$45 C/C [#665]

William Kimber 1967 first edition hardcover, Scarce work on the influence of astrology on the Third Reich, including how British military intelligence used this to their advantage. First half is a history of the burgeoning popularity of astrology , second pertaining to the foremost nazi astrologer, Karl Ernst Krafft. Were Hitler and his henchmen affected by spurious British astrological propaganda?


JOCELYN John   Meditations on the Signs of the Zodiac revised second edition
NEW $10 C/C Steiner Books n.d. soft cover, 277pp. Anthroposophical approach to the astrological signs. ISBN 0880105526 [#2034 astrology ]

JOHFRA & Herman G Mols  Johfra Astrologie Tierkreiszeichen
VG- G+ starts at half title which has a name to it, DW short tear top edge front panel. $7 B/B V.O.C. 1981 hardcover, approx 80pp German text, with interpretations of Johfras zodiacal paintings, which are reproduced in colour and dissected for explanation. [# 1712 astrology]

KEMPTON-SMITH Debbi   Secrets From a Stargazers Notebook Making Astrology Work For You
VG $7 C/B Bantam 1984 paperback, xv 492pp ISBN 0553246879 [PB#157 astrol]

KING Teri   Teri King's Complete guide to your stars a unique combination of the Ascendant and the Sun Sign
VG $7 C/B Element 1995 paperback, xxx 336pp ISBN 1852306386 [Item# 110 ASTROL]

KROIZ E.   Astrology, Your Guide to the Stars
VG light wear $5 C/B Tophi Books paperback. Basic introduction to the zodiacal signs and the planets. ISBN 0862880483 [PB# 328 astrol]

LEEK Sybil   Moon Signs Lunar Astrology
VG $6 A/B Pan 1978 paperback 284pp. How to determine and interpret the moon sign in a nativity. ISBN 0330255460 [PB#152 astrol]

LEMESURIER Peter   Gospel of the Stars A Celebration of the Mystery of the Zodiac
VG sunned spine, $6 A/B Compton Press 1977 first editon soft cover 108pp. ISBN 0900193018 [#2111 astrology]

LEO Alan  
How to Judge a Nativity

Volume 3 of the 'Astrology for all series'
ISBN

Good cloth hardback, cloth soiled, light foxing, joints rubbed, spine ends frayed.
$15 B/C
Modern Astrology/ Fowler 1948 seventh edition, 336pp.
[#3217 ]





McINTOSH Christopher  The Astrologers and their Creed an historical outline
G spine worn , age browned with some foxing, $4 A/A Arrow 1971 first paperback, 191pp + plates. ISBN 0099055104 [PB#155 astrol]

MARKS Tracy   The Art of Chart Interpretation a step-by-step method of synthesizing and understanding the birth chart
VG- some highlighting $12 B/B CRCS Publications 1986 softcover, 176pp. ISBN 0916360296 [ASTR 6]

NORSTRAND Frederic van   Jupiter Through the Signs
VG $9 B/$5 international Clancy publications 1980 stapled wrappers, 40pp. Interpretations of the planet Jupiter in the horoscope with particular reference to its zodiacal position at the nativity. [ASTR 3]

PAGAN Isabelle M   From Pioneer to Poet, or Twelve Great Gates an expansion of the signs of the Zodiac analysed
VG VG- corners bumped, name to fep, DW split to ends and corners and lightly worn. $25 C/C Theosophical Publishing 1969 Quarto hardcover, xvii 318pp. Interpretations of the usual characteristics of the natives of the various sun signs. ISBN 722901208 [ASTR 9]

ROSICRUCIAN FELLOWSHIP   Simplified Scientific Ephemeris 1940-1953 With daily aspectarian also monthly position of Pluto
G-VG staples rusted a few covers are stained and/ or silverfished. $3 each B/$5 international. Rosicrucian Fellowship California stapled wrappers, 36pp. Issues available 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944 ( top corner of cover mising), 1946, 1948 (second copy with damaged cover), 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952,1953. [ASTR 15]

SAKOIAN, F. and L. S. ACKER 
The Astrologers Handbook

Astrology, covers sun signs, rising and planetary signs as well as other details such as houses and aspects.
ISBN0140053360

VG paperback with age toned paper
$10 C/C
Penguin Books 1981, xv + 461pp.
[#3238 ]

VG paperback with sunned spine
$15 C/C
Harper 1989, xv + 461pp.
[#3238 ]





SAKOIAN, F. and L. S. ACKER 
The Astrologers Handbook

Astrology, covers sun signs, rising and planetary signs as well as other details such as houses and aspects.
ISBN006272004X

VG paperback with sunned spine
$15 C/C
Harper 1989, xv + 461pp.
[#3238 ]





SAKOIAN, F & ACKER, L. S   The Astrologers Handbook
VG faintly sunned spine. $15 C/C Astrology, covers sun signs, risin and planetary signs as well as other details such as houses and aspects. Harper 1989 softcover, xiv 461pp. ISBN 006272004X [Item# 109 ASTROL]

SAKOIAN Frances & Louis S. Acker   Predictive Astrology Understanding Transits as the Key to the Future
VG rubbed spine, name to first page, aged, $8 C/B Harper Perennial 1987 paperback, xiv 562pp. Understanding the planetary movements and the influences that they exert is fundamental to modern astrology. Predictive Astrology, a guide to transits, is absolutely vital for all followers of serious astrology. Now you can explore the complex field of applying astrological techniques to highly refined prediction. ISBN 0060808500 [PB#153 astrol]

SAKOIAN Francis & Louise S Acker   The Astrologers Handbook
G light wear to wrappers, top of first page clipped, one page at centre detached $5 C/B Penguin 1981 paperback xvi 460pp. ISBN 0140053360 [#530 astrol]

STALLONE Jacqueline & Mim Eichler   Star Power An Astrological Guide to Supersuccess
VG sunned spine $5 C/B Pan 1991 trade paper 387pp + plates. By the mother of Sylvester Stallone, a Hollywood astrologer, includes "celebrity gossip" from an astrological viewpoint! ISBN 0330313339 [#541 astrol]

THORNTON, Penny  
Synastry
A Complete Guide to the Astrology of Relationships

Everthing you ever wanted to know about the Astrology of relationships, plus more besides.
ISBN0850302765

VG- softback, spine edges rubbed.
$15 C/B
Aquarian Press 1984, 160pp.
[#3237 ]

VG softback
$15 C/B
Aquarian Press 1982 first edition, 160pp.
[#531 ]





TOWNLEY John   Astrological Cycles & The Life Crisis Periods
VG $9 B/$5 internationally, Samuel Weiser 1984 soft cover 49pp. Shows the influence of various planetary cycles on individuals, from hourly fluctuations of Mars to long term affects of Uranus etc. ISBN 0877283591 [#542 astrol]

WEST John Anthony & Jan Gerhard Toonder   The Case for Astrology
G+ spine worn, inscription to first page, name label to rear cover $4 C/B Penguin 1973 paperback, 310pp+plates. The History and scientific basis of astrology as a superstition, science and art. ISBN 014002546X [PB#151 astrol]


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