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Vintage Occult Book Covers

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Witchcraft Illustrated,Witchcraft to be Understood

Witchcraft Illustrated 1892 Mrs. Henrietta D. Kimball - Image via WorthPoint

Vintage Occult & Gothic Book Covers

Meaning "Hidden" The Occult has inspired volumes of written esoteric works these various dark themes have been illustrated by Artists for millennium'. Since the advent of the printing press and even more recently the pulp paper back, Occult themed horror, detective, spell books and even Grimoire's have been beautifully illustrated and repressed. Here we have chosen a few of our favorite intersections of Occult text and inspired Art; the Occult book cover

old magick book

THE OLD BOOK OF MAGIC: History, Rites - De Laurence, 1st Ed 1918 image via Black Cat Caboodle 

demon book

Sir Walter Scott's Demonology and Witchcraft Library First published in 1830

the book of lies

The Book of Lies Aleister Crowley Originally published in 1913

how to speak with the dead

How to Speak with The Dead A Practical handbook A guide to mediumship and telepathy. Originally Published in 1918  - Image via Pinterest 

the great book of hindu Art

 The Great Book Of Magical Art, Hindu Magic And Indian Occultism - Image via Black Cat Caboodle

dark occult book

The Handbook of Cartomancy: Fortune-Telling and Occult Divination Grand Orient London: William Rider, Ltd., 1886. Image via Pinterest available as a full text on Google

A Manual of Occultism Sepharial originally publish in 1911 - This unique volume covers many facets of the wonderful world of the occult

history of the devil

First Edition work on the History of the Devil and Evil filled with Illustrations - The History of the Devil and the Idea of Evil From the Earliest Times to the Present Day. BY: CARUS, Dr. Paul 1900 Image via quickerthantheeye.com

vintage aleister crowley book

The Vision & The Voice - Aleister Crowley image via blaqmercury.tumblr.com

The All Seeing Eye Book Vintage Occult

The All-Seeing Eye by the distinguished Manly P. Hall image via blaqmercury.tumblr.com

The Encyclopedia of Witchcraft and Demonology 1974  Image via cvltnation.com Amazon A full volume on witchcraft and demonology with illustrations.

dark occult book cover 

The Mystery & Magic of the Occult - Image via pinterest.com/pin/512003051380362303/

Modern Occult Books & Publishers

occult books online dark art


Occult books from ixaxaar.com starting with Liber Falxifer - Book - The Book of the Left-Handed Reaper- by N.A-A.218

plants of the devil

Plants of the Devil examines the history and magic of herbs associated with Satan https://threehandspress.com/shop/plants-of-the-devil/ The premier publisher of contemporary occultism and metaphysica, representing the new generation of esoteric scholars, artists and practitioners. 

demon book modern

Daemonologie Book design by William Kiesel - Image via Ouroboros Press

modern occult book covers

Goetic Grimoire Cover artwork by Nephilim's Robert Cook in gold foil stamping Occult Book Publishing Nephilim Press  

book of smokless fire

The Book of Smokeless Fire By S. Ben Qayin mirrors that of Lovecraft's, "Necronomicon" Image via Norot Robert W. Cook

Occult Pulp and Paperbacks

The 70s and 80s produced a rich array of cheap paperback horror and Occult books. This vastly expanded market sprouted an almost inexhaustible list of titles with illustrated cover Art used to shock and attract a reader quickly.

The Mark of Satan

The Mark of Satan - A Modern Novel of Gothic Horror. Image via CvltNation

pulp occult book cover

Sex and Satanism Book cover Image via CvltNation

The Colour Out of Space

"The Colour Out of Space" is a science fiction/horror short story by American author H. P. Lovecraft, originally written in March 1927. This work has been adapted to the paperback and recently on firm 

70s pulp cover witchcraft

Witchcraft monthly magazine from the 1970s - Image via vaultofevil.proboards.com 

possession book

Possession and Exorcism Traugott K. Oesterreich Published by Causeway Books - image via Pinterest

Witchcraft, Magic, and the Supernatural: The Weird World of the Unknown by Douglas Hill et al. image via Patheos

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witches and their craft

Witches and Their Craft Ronald Seth, 1970 paperback image via Pinterest

The Torturer Book

The Torturer - The Horror Occult paperback became hugely popular after Rosemary's Baby was a commercial success 

J Meyers


@ Dark Art & Craft, print collector and Graphic Artist from Cleveland, US.

https://www.artstation.com/darkartandcraft

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