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The Treasury of Knowledge series embodies the major lines of thought and practice of Tibetan Buddhism in a single encyclopedic set.

Making Sense of Tantric Buddhism by Christian K. Wedemeyer

This book dispels the notion that Tantric Buddhism is a degenerative practice by showing its continuity with mainstream Buddhist practices as demonstrated in primary source texts.

Initiatic Eroticism and Other Occult Writings from La Fleche by Maria de Naglowska

This book highlights the best of La Fleche, an early 20th Century French occult magazine. La Fleche and the conferences surrounding it were influential to many avant-garde writers and artists of its time, including Man Ray and Andre Breton.

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Dr. John Dee's Spiritual Diaries: 1583-1608 edited by Stephen Skinner

This edition is much easier to read than the 1974 Magickal Childe facsimile edition, and presents this source material on Enochian Magic along with illustrations of Dee's original manuscripts.

Wormwood Star: The Magickal Life of Marjorie Cameron by Spenser Kansa

This book examines the life of one of the 20th Century's most enigmatic artists, cult film star and occult practitioners, Marjorie Cameron. Wife of the equally enigmatic John Whiteside Parsons, occultist and founding member of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena California, Marjorie went on after Parsons' death to portray occult themes in her paintings and to influence some Hollywood figures, including Dennis Hopper.

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