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Waite, Arthur Edward 1857-1942

Overview
Works: 554 works in 1,894 publications in 2 languages and 13,506 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Romances  Bibliography  Encyclopedias  Biography  Dictionaries  Sacred books  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Photographer, Creator, Compiler, Other
Classifications: BF1879.T2, 809.93
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A new encyclopaedia of Freemasonry (Ars magna latomorum) and of cognate instituted mysteries : their rites, literature, and history by Arthur Edward Waite( Book )

52 editions published between 1920 and 2003 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An overview of the history, literature, and myths of Freemasonry includes explanations of Masonic ritual and symbolism
The Holy Grail : the Galahad quest in the Arthurian literature by Arthur Edward Waite( Book )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1964 in English and held by 823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The pictorial key to the tarot : being fragments of a secret tradition under the veil of divination by Arthur Edward Waite( Book )

87 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pictorial Key to the Tarot is A. E. Waite's influential guide to divinatory tarot, published in England in 1911 in conjunction with the Rider-Waite-Smith deck. While Waite was an occultist, he was very concerned with the accuracy of the symbols he used for his deck, and he did much research into the traditions, interpretations, and history behind the cards. Published by the Rider Company and illustrated by Pamela Colman Smith, the Rider-Waite tarot deck is the most popular Tarot deck in use today in the English-speaking world. --Wikipedia
The history of magic : including a clear and precise exposition of its procedure, its rites, and its mysteries by Éliphas Lévi( Book )

106 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born Alphonse Louis Constant, French magician Éliphas Lévi (1810-75) wrote prolifically on the occult sciences. His hugely popular Dogme et rituel de la haute magie, published in French in 1854, was translated into English by Arthur Edward Waite (1857-1942) in 1896. In the present work, Waite condenses Lévi's two volumes into one. The first part outlines Lévi's theory of the doctrine of transcendent magic and discusses a wide range of magical phenomena, including bewitchment, Kabbalah and alchemy. The second part focuses on the practical aspects of ritual and ceremony in Western occult philosophy. Waite, a mystic and occult historian, edited several alchemical and magical texts for publication in the wake of the mid-nineteenth century occult revival. His translation is accompanied by a preface outlining Lévi's colourful career. The original two-volume French edition is also reissued in the Cambridge Library Collection
The holy Kabbalah; a study of the secret tradition in Israel as unfolded by sons of the doctrine for the benefit and consolation of the elect dispersed through the lands and ages of the greater exile by Arthur Edward Waite( Book )

39 editions published between 1929 and 2010 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Brotherhood of the Rosy Cross, being records of the House of the Holy Spirit in its inward and outward history by Arthur Edward Waite( Book )

18 editions published between 1924 and 1992 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of ceremonial magic; the secret tradition in Goëtia, including the rites and mysteries of Goëtic theurgy, sorcery, and infernal necromancy by Arthur Edward Waite( Book )

23 editions published between 1911 and 2011 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete guide to the tarot by Eden Gray( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For centuries, the strange and beautiful tarot cards have been an endless source of mystery and fascination. One of the foremost authorities in the field reveals the intricacies of this ancient art. With detailed explanations, Eden Gray offers explicit advice about the three different methods of reading the cards, and using the tarot for divination and meditation. Both beginning students and advanced devotee will find in this book new insights into the ancient lore of the tarot. From the Paperback edition
The hermetic and alchemical writings of Aureolus Philippus Theophrastus Bombast, of Hohenheim, called Paracelsus the Great : now for the first time faithfully translated into English by Paracelsus( Book )

10 editions published between 1894 and 1976 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Charlottetown Conference by Arthur Edward Waite( Book )

23 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The secret tradition in alchemy, its development and records by Arthur Edward Waite( Book )

31 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete history of alchemy revealing the subject as much more than the attempts in early science of turning base metals into gold or silver, this book goes about intimating the mystical experience underlying hermetic symbolism. It outlines some of the 'secret' inner meanings to alchemy - symbolism, metaphysics, and spirituality. This book contains a universe of information and is worthwhile reading for anyone wanting to know more on this engaging subject. Originally published in 1926
The real history of the Rosicrucians founded on their own manifestoes, and on facts and documents collected from the writings of initiated brethren by Arthur Edward Waite( Book )

38 editions published between 1887 and 2010 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hidden church of the Holy Graal : its legends and symbolism, considered in their affinity with certain mysteries of initiation and other traces of a secret tradition in Christian times by Arthur Edward Waite( Book )

22 editions published between 1909 and 2013 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author was among the first to study western occultism as a spiritual tradition rather than as pseudoscience or religion. This 1909 survey of the Holy Grail legend weaves together the history of how a pagan folk-tale became a vital Christian allegory. Waite makes it a point to extensively describe all source texts of the Grail legend--employing readable yet interesting prose
The works of Thomas Vaughan by Thomas Vaughan( Book )

23 editions published between 1909 and 1991 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains a compendium of the works of 17th-century practical alchemist, mystical philosopher and visionary, Thomas Vaughan
Basil Valentine his Triumphant chariot of antimony : with annotations of Theodore Kirkringius (1678) by Basilius Valentinus( Book )

21 editions published between 1893 and 1992 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume contains a biography on the life, writings and alchemy practices of Basilius Valentinus, with commentaries by Kerckringius and Waite
Lamps of western mysticism; essays on the life of the soul in God by Arthur Edward Waite( Book )

9 editions published between 1923 and 1992 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictorial key to the tarot, in full color by Arthur Edward Waite( Book )

26 editions published between 1911 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meaning of tarot cards explained, with color reproductions of the full pack of 78 cards, from designs by Pamela C. Smith, with introduction, bibliography, and notes
The doctrine and literature of the Kabalah by Arthur Edward Waite( Book )

22 editions published between 1902 and 2013 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Edward Waite (1857-1942), mystic and historian, was an influential figure in the occult revival of the nineteenth century. Brought up a devout Catholic, he became increasingly involved in spiritualism in his late teens following the death of his sister. Choosing not to enter the priesthood, he pursued instead his interests in occult philosophy. A translator and editor of several alchemical texts in the 1890s, Waite also wrote several histories of magic in his later years. First published in 1902, the present work establishes Kabbalah's significant influence on nineteenth-century occultism. The book chronicles the history of Kabbalist practice from its ancient Hebrew origins to its effect on other branches of the occult, including Rosicrucianism, freemasonry, hermeticism and tarot. Waite also connects noted occultists to Kabbalah, including Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, Paracelsus and Eliphas Lévi
 
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A new encyclopaedia of Freemasonry (Ars magna latomorum) and of cognate instituted mysteries : their rites, literature, and history
Alternative Names

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A. E. 웨이트

Arthur Edward Waite

Arthur Edward Waite Amerikaans n/a (1857-1942)

Arthur Edward Waite Amerikaans occultist (1857-1942)

Arthur Edward Waite mistico e esoterista statunitense

Arthur Edward Waite US-amerikanischer Okkultist

Artur Edward Waite okultysta brytyjski

Grand Orient Esoteriker 1857-1942

Uaĭt, Artur Ėdvard 1857-1942

Uajt, Artur Ėdvard 1857-1942

Uajt, Artur Ėdvard Esoteriker 1857-1942

Waite, A. E.

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Waite, A. E. (Arthur Edward), 1857-1942

Waite, Arthur E. 1857-1942

Waite, Arthur Edward

Waite, Arthur Edward Esoteriker 1857-1942

Уайт, Артур Эдвард 1857-1942

Уэйт, Артур Эдвард

ארתור אדוארד וייט

וייט, ארתור אדוארד 1857-1942

آرتور ادوارد ویت نویسنده آمریکایی

웨이트, 아서 에드워드 1857-1942

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亚瑟·爱德华·韦特

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The pictorial key to the tarot : being fragments of a secret tradition under the veil of divinationThe history of magic : including a clear and precise exposition of its procedure, its rites, and its mysteriesThe holy Kabbalah; a study of the secret tradition in Israel as unfolded by sons of the doctrine for the benefit and consolation of the elect dispersed through the lands and ages of the greater exileThe book of ceremonial magic; the secret tradition in Goëtia, including the rites and mysteries of Goëtic theurgy, sorcery, and infernal necromancyAlchemists through the ages; lives of the famous alchemistical philosophers from the year 850 to the close of the 18th century, together with a study of the principles and practice of alchemy, including a bibliography of alchemical and hermetic philosophyThe secret tradition in alchemy, its development and recordsThe real history of the Rosicrucians founded on their own manifestoes, and on facts and documents collected from the writings of initiated brethrenThe hidden church of the Holy Graal : its legends and symbolism, considered in their affinity with certain mysteries of initiation and other traces of a secret tradition in Christian times