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  1. Notes on the Folklore of the Fjort
  2. At the Back of the Black Man’s Mind
  3. Woman’s Mysteries of a Primitive People
  4. Stolen Legacy
  5. Origin of Species
  6. Common Sense
  7. Myths and Legends of our Own Land
  8. The Amish
  9. Myths of Babylonia and Assyria
  10. The Philistines
  11. The Seven Tablets of Creation
  12. the Babylonian Legends of Creation
  13. The Chaldean Account of Genesis
  14. Records of the Past, 2nd series, Vol. I
  15. Records of the Past, 2nd series, Vol. II
  16. Records of the Past, 2nd series, Vol. III
  17. Records of the Past, 2nd series, Vol. IV
  18. Moon Lore
  19. The Hindu Book of Astrology
  20. Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and Romans
  21. Sun Lore of All Ages
  22. A Journey in Southern Siberia
  23. Georgian Folk Tales
  24. The Laughable Stories of Bar-Hebraeus
  25. Folk-lore of the Holy Land
  26. Tibetan Folk Tales
  27. The Oera Linda Book
  28. Atlantis, the Antediluvian World
  29. The Lost Continent
  30. A Dweller on Two Planets
  31. The Treasure of Atlantis
  32. Atlantida (L’Atlantide)
  33. Selestor’s Men of Atlantis
  34. The Forgotten Books of Eden
  35. The Lost Books of the Bible
  36. Chronicles of Jerahmeel
  37. The Book of Enoch
  38. The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth (the Jefferson Bible)
  39. The Complete Sayings of Jesus
  40. The Biography of the Bible
  41. Prolegomena to the History of Ancient Israel
  42. Pagan Christs
  43. Self-Contradictions of the Bible
  44. Amitabha, A Story of Buddhist Theology
  45. The Buddhist Catechism
  46. The Creed of Buddha
  47. The Life of Buddha
  48. Sacred Books of the East, Vol. 10: The Dhammapada and Sutta Nipata
  49. The Buddha’s Way of Virtue
  50. The Jataka, Volume I
  51. The Jataka, Vol. II
  52. The Jataka, Vol. III
  53. The Jataka, Vol. IV
  54. The Jataka, Vol. V
  55. Jataka Tales
  56. Esoteric Teachings of the Tibetan Tantra
  57. The Gateless Gate
  58. Chinese Buddhism
  59. The Religion of the Samurai
  60. Shinran and His Work
  61. The Creed of Half Japan
  62. Principal Teachings of The True Sect of Pure Land
  63. Buddhist Psalms
  64. Zen for Americans
  65. Gleanings in Buddha-Fields
  66. The Cattle Raid of Cualnge
  67. Cuchulain of Muirthemne
  68. Gods and Fighting Men
  69. Legends and Stories of Ireland
  70. True Irish Ghost Stories
  71. The Candle of Vision
  72. The Mabinogion
  73. The Feuds of the Clans
  74. Scottish Fairy and Folk Tales
  75. Folk Tales of Brittany
  76. Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Vol. 1
  77. Traditions and Hearthside Stories of West Cornwall, Vol. 2
  78. The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries
  79. Celtic Fairy Tales
  80. Carmina Gadelica Vol. 1
  81. Carmina Gadelica Vol. 2
  82. Pistis Sophia
  83. The Confessions of Saint Augustine
  84. The Love Letters of Abelard and Heloise
  85. The Writings of St. Francis of Assisi
  86. Little Flowers of St. Francis
  87. The Adornment of the Spiritual Marriage
  88. The Cloud of Unknowing
  89. The Imitation of Christ
  90. The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola
  91. Foxe’s Book of Martyrs
  92. The Works of Stephen Charnock
  93. Pilgrim’s Progress
  94. The Interior Castle
  95. The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ
  96. The Man of Sorrows
  97. Hymns of the Eastern Church
  98. The Unknown Life of Jesus Christ
  99. The Baltimore Catchecism
  100. Lives of the Saints
  101. The Didache
  102. Jesus An Essene
  103. The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus Christ
  104. Pageant of the Popes
  105. The Trial of Christ
  106. Summa Theologica
  107. The History of Herodotus, parallel English/Greek
  108. The Discourses of Epictetus
  109. The Eleusinian and Bacchic Mysteries
  110. Myths of Crete and Pre-Hellenic Europe
  111. Pagan Regeneration
  112. Five Stages of Greek Religion
  113. Greek Popular Religion
  114. The Iliad of Homer
  115. The Odyssey of Homer
  116. Euripides and His Age
  117. Plutarch’s Morals: Theosophical Essays
  118. The Roman and Greek Questions
  119. The Syrian Goddess
  120. On the Migration of Fables
  121. The Book of Poetry
  122. The Book of Odes
  123. The Book of Filial Duty
  124. A Feast of Lanterns
  125. Sacred Places in China
  126. Myths and Legends of China
  127. Chinese Occultism
  128. Symzonia, Voyage of Discovery
  129. Journey to the Center of the Earth
  130. The Smoky God
  131. At the Earth’s Core
  132. Pellucidar
  133. A Miracle in Stone: The Great Pyramid
  134. The Origin and Significance of the Great Pyramid
  135. The House of the Hidden Places
  136. Development of Religion and Thought in Ancient Egypt
  137. Egyptian Myth and Legend
  138. Ancient Egyptian Legends
  139. The Canterbury Tales and Other Works of Chaucer (Middle English)
  140. Tales from Chaucer
  141. Songs of Innocence and of Experience
  142. Stonehenge, A Temple Restor’d to the British Druids
  143. The Divine Pymander
  144. The Virgin of the World
  145. The Life and Doctrines of Jacob Boehme
  146. The Art of Worldly Wisdom
  147. A Wanderer in the Sprit Lands
  148. Cosmic Consciousness
  149. Science of Breath
  150. The Cloud Upon the Sanctuary
  151. Numbers, Their Occult Power and Mystic Virtues
  152. The Kybalion
  153. The Confessions of Jacob Boehme
  154. The Philosophy of Natural Magic
  155. Occult Science in India
  156. Initiation, Human and Solar
  157. Tertium Organum
  158. Knowledge of the Higher Worlds and Its Attainment
  159. History of the Devil
  160. The Evil Eye
  161. Devil Worship in France
  162. The Devils of Loudun
  163. The Book of the Damned
  164. New Lands
  165. Lo!
  166. Wild Talents
  167. Illustrations of Masonry
  168. Duncan’s Masonic Ritual and Monitor
  169. General Ahiman Rezon
  170. Morals and Dogma
  171. Shibboleth: A Templar Monitor
  172. The Builders
  173. The Meaning of Masonry
  174. Symbolical Masonry
  175. The Vampire, His Kith and Kin
  176. The Book of Were-Wolves
  177. Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus
  178. Dracula
  179. Fragments of a Faith Forgotten
  180. The Gnostics and Their Remains
  181. Thrice-Greatest Hermes, Vol. 1
  182. Thrice-Greatest Hermes, Vol. 2
  183. Thrice-Greatest Hermes, Vol. 3
  184. Vedic Hymns, Part I (SBE32)
  185. Vedic Hymns, Part II (SBE46)
  186. Atharva Veda
  187. The Upanishads, Part 1 (SBE01)
  188. The Upanishads, Part 2 (SBE15)
  189. Thirty Minor Upanishads
  190. From the Upanishads
  191. The Vishnu Purana
  192. The Garuda Purana
  193. Kundalini, The Mother of the Universe
  194. The Ramayana and Mahabharata
  195. Srimad-Bhagavad-Gita
  196. Brahma Knowledge
  197. Select Works of Sri Sankaracharya
  198. The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  199. Dakshinamurti Stotra
  200. Hymns of the Tamil Saivite Saints
  201. The Songs of Kabir
  202. Yoga Vashisht or Heaven Found
  203. The Gospel of Ramakrishna
  204. Hindu Mythology, Vedic and Puranic
  205. Karma-Yoga
  206. Thirty Minor Upanishads
  207. The Qur’ân, Rodwell edition
  208. The Meaning of the Glorious Qur’ân,
  209. The Holy Quran
  210. Oriental Mysticism
  211. Selections from the Poetry of the Afghans
  212. The Mesnavi and The Acts of the Adepts
  213. The Masnavi
  214. Salaman and Absal
  215. The Bustan of Sadi
  216. The Diwan of Zeb-un-Nissa
  217. The Secret Rose Garden
  218. The Diwan of Abu’l-Ala
  219. The Religion of the Koran
  220. Arabian Poetry
  221. Arabian Wisdom
  222. The Poetic Edda
  223. The Norse Discovery of America
  224. The Children of Odin
  225. Jaina Sutras, Part I (SBE22)
  226. Jaina Sutras, Part II (SBE45)
  227. Eighteen Treatises from the Mishna
  228. The Wisdom of the Talmud
  229. The Talmud: Selections
  230. The Babylonian Talmud in Selection
  231. The Standard Prayer Book
  232. Guide for the Perplexed
  233. The Duties of the Heart
  234. Ancient Jewish Proverbs
  235. The Golden Mountain
  236. The Myth of the Birth of the Hero
  237. Teutonic Myth and Legend
  238. Roumanian Fairy Tales and Legends
  239. Sixty Folk-Tales from Exclusively Slavonic Sources
  240. Folk Tales From the Russian
  241. Old Peter’s Russian Tales
  242. The Kalevala
  243. Fairy Tales of Modern Greece
  244. Popular Tales from the Norse
  245. Abominable Snowmen
  246. Fictitious and Symbolic Creatures in Art
  247. Evolution of the Dragon
  248. Intermediate Types among Primitive Folk
  249. The Varieties of Religous Experience
  250. Mazes and Labyriths
  251. Lore of the Unicorn
  252. Dragons and Dragon Lore
  253. Festivals of Western Europe
  254. Doctrine and Convenants
  255. History of Utah, 1540-1886
  256. Mysticism
  257. The Path on the Rainbow
  258. The Myths of Mexico and Peru
  259. The Dawn of the World
  260. Creation Myths of Primitive America
  261. Yana Texts
  262. The Traditions of the Hopi
  263. Apu Ollantay
  264. Spider Woman
  265. The Algonquin Legends of New England
  266. The Thunder Bird
  267. The Old North Trail
  268. Dancing Gods
  269. Songs of the Tewa
  270. The Edinburgh Lectures on Mental Science
  271. The Dore Lectures on Mental Science
  272. In Tune with the Infinite
  273. Science of Getting Rich
  274. Your Forces and How to Use Them
  275. The Master Key System
  276. The Quimby Manuscripts
  277. The Secret of the Ages
  278. Think and Grow Rich
  279. The Secret Science Behind Miracles
  280. Self-Suggestion and the New Huna Theory of Mesmerism and Hypnosis
  281. The Witch-Cult in Western Europe
  282. Gypsy Sorcery and Fortune Telling
  283. Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft
  284. The Sorceress
  285. Irish Witchcraft and Demonology
  286. Oracles of Nostradamus
  287. Unwritten Literature of Hawaii
  288. Hawaiian Folk Tales
  289. Legends of Maui, A Demi-God of Polynesia
  290. Mental Radio
  291. Gypsy Folk Tales
  292. The Hollow Land
  293. The Roots of the Mountains
  294. The House of the Wolfings
  295. The Story of the Glittering Plain
  296. Child Christopher and Goldilind the Fair
  297. The Well at the World’s End
  298. The Water of the Wondrous Isles
  299. The Sundering Flood
  300. The Celtic Twilight
  301. The Gods of Pegana
  302. Time and the Gods
  303. The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories
  304. A Dreamer’s Tales
  305. Selections from the Writings of Lord Dunsany
  306. The Book of Wonder
  307. Fifty-one Tales
  308. Tales of Wonder
  309. Plays of Gods and Men
  310. Don Rodriguez
  311. The Blue Fairy Book
  312. The Brown Fairy Book
  313. The Crimson Fairy Book
  314. The Green Fairy Book
  315. The Grey Fairy Book
  316. The Lilac Fairy Book
  317. The Olive Fairy Book
  318. The Orange Fairy Book
  319. The Pink Fairy Book
  320. The Red Fairy Book
  321. The Violet Fairy Book
  322. The Yellow Fairy Book
  323. The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana
  324. Folk-lore of Shakespeare
  325. Shamanism in Siberia
  326. The Kojiki
  327. Genji Monogatari
  328. Bushido, the Soul of Japan
  329. A Hundred Verses from Old Japan (The Hyakunin-isshu)
  330. Ancient Tales and Folk-lore of Japan
  331. The Migration of Symbols
  332. The Book of Talismans
  333. Proofs of a Conspiracy, by John Robison
  334. Code of the Illuminati: Part III of Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobinism
  335. The Comte de St. Germain
  336. Masonry and Medieval Mysticism
  337. Secret Societies of the Middle Ages
  338. The History of the Knights Templar
  339. The Real History of the Rosicrucians
  340. With the Adepts
  341. The Tao Teh King: A Short Study in Comparative Religion
  342. Laotzu’s Tao and Wu Wei
  343. The Sayings of Lao-Tzu
  344. The Art of War
  345. Musings of a Chinese Mystic
  346. Kung-Fu, or Tauist Medical Gymnastics
  347. The Pictorial Key to the Tarot
  348. Fortune Telling by Cards
  349. The Wood Beyond the World
  350. The Worm Ouroboros
  351. The Flying Saucers Are Real