Waters, W. G. ‘Jerome Cardan: a Biographical Study’ Lawrence & Bullen, Limited, 16 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London, 1898. Cloth (very heavy wear to extremities of spine, upper outer corners of boards, lower outer corner of front board, and parts of top and bottom edges of rear board; heavy wear to parts of bottom edge of front board; moderate wear to lower outer corner of rear board and remainder of bottom edges of boards; cloth separating down front hinge but remains firmly attached to spine; marked rippling to cloth on both covers; staining to endpapers by cloth, apparently the result of past damp exposure). (Half-title still joined to previous ffep at top edge; needs separating. Damp-stains to lower margins of a few pages within, occasionally touching lowest text towards inner margins.) [1 leaf] + [Frontis.] + [2] + [pp. v-vi] + 301 + [Imprimatur]

Wattelier, Abel ‘Nouveaux Principes d’Astrologie Traditionnelle’ [Self-published]; distribué par: Dervy-Livres,  18, Rue du Vieux-Colombier, Paris-VIme, 1952. Edition limited to 100 copies on ‘papier pur fil Lafuma’, of which Copy A is No. 73 and Copy B is No. 66. Copy B signed by author to ffep in dedication to Jean Niclot[1]: ‘Avec mon vif désir de lutter contre tous les charlatans de l’Astrologie, ces “Marchands du Peuple” peu scrupuleux, et avec mon sympathique hommage à Monsieur Jean Niclot’. Both copies: Original paper covers. Copy A: (Light separation to extremities of hinges, with very slight chipping to feet of same.) (All gatherings still joined at top edges; many at outer edges: need opening.) [5] + [pp. 3-13] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 15-25] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 27-34] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 35-42] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 43-51] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 53-6] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 57-75] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 77-94] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 95-101] + [1] + [1 page of advertisements] + [Imprimatur]  Copy B: (lower outer corner of front cover slightly chipped). (This copy lacks pp. 19-22; pp. 29-32; pp. 37-42; pp. 45-8; pp. 51-6; and pp. 91-2. Leaf comprising pp. 59-60 loose from binding and with red inked note and marginal brackets around printed footnote.) [5] + [pp. 3-13] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 15-18] + [pp. 23-5] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 27-8] + [pp. 33-4] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 35-6] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 43-4] + [pp. 49-50] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 57-75] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 77-90] + [pp. 93-4] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 95-101] + [2] + [Imprimatur]

Watters, Barbara H. ‘The Astrologer Looks at Murder’ Valhalla Paperbacks, Ltd., 1331 21st Street N.W., Washington, D. C. 20036, 1969. Card covers

Watters, Barbara H. ‘Horary Astrology and the Judgment of Events’ Valhalla Paperbacks Ltd., 1331 Twenty-first Street N.W., Washington, D.C., 1973. Cloth (light wear to extremities of spine and outer corners of boards) in dj (slight tearing to foot of front hinge; some staining). [5]  + [1 leaf] + [3] + [pp. 3-111] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 115-220]

Watters, Barbara H. ‘Sex and the Outer Planets’ Valhalla Paperbacks Ltd., Washington, D.C., 1971

Watters, Barbara H. ‘What’s Wrong With Your Sun Sign?’ Valhalla Paperbacks, Ltd., Washington, D.C., 1970

Webb, E. J.; ed. Bulmer-Thomas, Ivor ‘The Names of the Stars[.] Edited with an Introduction by Ivor Bulmer-Thomas and with a Memoir by Clement C. J. Webb’ Nisbett & Co., Ltd., 22 Berners Street, W.1, London, 1952. Cloth (bleached at extremities of spine; light wear to outer corners of boards) in dj (heavily chipped at top of spine and slightly at extremities of flap-folds). [3] + [pp. vii-xi] + [pp. xiii-xv] + 199 + [1] + [3 pages of plates] + [pp. 201-6]  

Webber, C. H. (“Prof. Henry”) ‘Astrology in a Nutshell’ Newtonia, Boston, Mass., 1902. Cloth (light wear to outer corners of boards). (Printed in dual columns from [p. ix] – p. 104 and from p. 129 to end.) [Folding frontis. on translucent thin paper] + [7] + [pp. ix-xxii] + 132

Weber, Harald ‘Das chinesische Horoskop’ Astra-Verlag, H. Timm, Leipzig C1, 1930. Original plain card covers (front cover lightly chipped at top edge of inner margin) integrally bonded at spine to paper dj (2 cm tear to top edge of front cover; 2mm separation to foot of rear hinge; minor chipping to top edge of rear cover). (Liquid-staining and / or rippling to upper margins and large swathes of lower portions of many leaves within.) [1 leaf] + [4] + [pp. 7-103] + [1 page of advertisements]

Weber, Karl ‘Präzise Astrologie Das 45-Grad System: Gesammelte Studien’ Unterhaching bei München, 1990. Textured card covers. Single-sided leaves throughout. [2 leaves] + [pp. 2-11] + [22 leaves] + [1] + [pp. 2-5] + [14 leaves] + [1] + p. 2 + [12 leaves] + [1] + [pp. 2-7] + [1 leaf].

Weber, Lind ‘The Arabian Parts Decoded’ American Federation of Astrologers, Inc., Tempe, AZ, 1997

Weber, Lind ‘The Astro-Geology of Earthquakes and Volcanoes’ Stated First Printing – American Federation of Astrologers, Inc., 6535 S. Rural Road, Tempe, AZ, 1994. Large-format thin card covers. Bound by coated metal spiral threaded through many small holes punched in inner margins. [2] + [pp. iii-v] + [pp. vii-ix] + [1 leaf] + 19 + [1 leaf] + [pp. 23-67] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 71-150] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 153-174]

Weber, Peter J. ‘Zodiac Degrees: Stellar Descriptions and Effects on Personality of the 360 Degrees of the Zodiac Based on the Tropical Signs and Fixed Stars – Birthdates of Celebrities and Notables with Vocations’ Third Printing – [Self-Published], 1989

Webster, Roderick and Marjorie[2]; intr. Genuth, Sara Schechner[3] ‘[Historic Scientific Instruments of the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum[4] Volume I:] Western Astrolabes’ Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, 1300 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60605, 1998. Cloth in dj. Main text contents from pp. 40-123 and 130-149 printed in triple columns (but typically on only parts of pages dominanted by colour photographs). Appendices comprising pp. 162-3 and 177-9 (= index) also printed in triple columns. [6] + [pp. vii-xiii] + [2] + [pp. 2-25] + [2] + [pp. 28-123] + [2] + [pp. 126-146] + [1] + [pp. 148-9] + [2] + [pp. 152-179]

For Volume II of the above series, see under Pingree, David, above

Weckerlein, W. ‘Hitlers Sterne Logen Nicht. – Mit sechs Bildern[5]‘ M. Hörmann, Verlagsbuchhandlung, München 2, Maffeistraße 3, 1949. Original paper covers (3 cm chip lost from top of spine; 6 cm separation to top of front hinge; slight chipping towards upper inner corner of front cover; chip lost from upper inner corner of rear cover; some wear and internal tearing towards foot of spine). [2] + [2 leaves] + [pp. 7-91] + [double-page illustration] + [pp. 94-101] + [1] + [1 page of advertisements]

Wedeck, H. E. ‘Dictionary of Astrology: Astrological Concepts, Techniques, and Theories’[6]

Wedel, Theodore Otto, Instructor in English at Yale University ‘[Yale Studies in English, Albert S. Cook, Editor, LX:] The Mediaeval Attitude Toward Astrology Particularly in England: A Dissertation presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Yale University in Candidacy for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy’ Yale University Press, New Haven / Humphrey Milford, Oxford University Press, London, 1920. Original card covers (chipping to extremities of spine; some further tearing to spine paper).  [1 leaf] + [pp. iii-v] + [1 leaf] + 163 + [pp. 165-8]

Wedel, Theodore Otto, Instructor in English at Yale University ‘[Yale Studies in English, Albert S. Cook, Editor, LX:] The Mediaeval Attitude Toward Astrology Particularly in England: A Dissertation presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Yale University in Candidacy for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy’ [Ballantrae Reprint], no place stated, undated[7]. Laminated card covers. Bound by plastic comb threaded through holes punched in inner margins. [2 leaves] + [pp. iii-v] + 163

Wehrman, Joyce ‘[All About Astrology Number 2:] What Are Winning Transits?’ Astro Comunication Services, Inc., 5521 Ruffin Road, San Diego, CA, copyrighted 1983. Paper covers. Staplebound pamphlet. [pp. 2-15]

Wehrman, Joyce ‘Winning!! Zodiacal Timing Revised’ [Self-Published], La Mesa, CA, 1980

Weï, Nym J. ‘Les Affinités Astrologiques’ Mercure de France, 26, rue de Condé, 75006 Paris, 1994. Paper-covered boards (light wear to foot of front hinge). [1 leaf] + [3] + [pp. 9-15] + [pp. 17-29] + [pp. 31-45] + [2 pages of tables] + [pp. 49-359] + [pp. 361-4] + [Imprimatur] + [copyright registration page]

Weidner, Ernst ‘[Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch-Historische Klasse: Sitzungsberichte, 254. Band, 2. Abhandlung:] Gestirn-Darstellungen auf Babylonischen Tontafeln – Mit 17 Tafeln – Vorgelegt in der Sitzung am 6. Oktober 1967’ Hermann Bohlaus Nachf., Graz-Wien-Koln, Kommissionsverlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien, 1967. Card covers in dj (light wear to extremities of spine). [Front cover backed with advertisements] + [4] + [pp. 5-55 + [2] + [plates 1-17] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]

Weigelius, Valentine; ed. Kingsford, Anna Bonus ‘Astrology Theologized: The Spiritual Hermeneutics of Astrology and Holy Writ Being A Treatise Upon the Influence of the Stars On Man and On the Art of Ruling Them By the Law of Grace: (Reprinted from the Original of 1649) With a Prefatory Essay On the True Method of Interpreting Holy Scripture by Anna Bonus Kingsford’ George Redway, London, 1886. Two copies. Imitation vellum. Copy A: Slightly worn at outer corners. Copy B: Outer spine heavily chipped; heavy wear to outer corners of boards. Both copies: [3] + [pp. 7-47] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 49-121] + [15 pages of advertisements]

Weil, Eric J. ‘Astrologie: la pratique de la prévision: une autobiographie astrologique’ Cédra-Astralis, Centre d’Études, de Documentation et de Recherches sur l’Astrologie, 7, place des Terreaux, 69001 Lyon, 1995

Weil, Eric J. ‘Le Thème Horaire Composé’ Cédra-Astralis, Lyon, 1991

Weill-Parot, Nicolas ‘[Sciences, Techniques et Civilisations du Moyen Age à l’Aube des Lumières[8] 6:] Les “images astrologiques” au Moyen Age et à la Renaissance: Spéculations intellectuelles et pratiques magiques (XIIe – XVe siècle)’ Honoré Champion Éditeur, 7 Quai Malaquais, Paris (VIe), 2002. Textured paper-covered boards (traces of staining to foot of spine, some edges of boards, and some margins of boards). [5] + [pp. 9-24] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 27-153] + [pp. 155-213] + [pp. 215-9] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 223-339] + [pp. 341-386] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 389-437] + [pp. 439-553] + [pp. 555-588] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 591-757] + [pp. 759-871] + [pp. 873-887] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 891-921] + [pp. 923-953] + [pp. 955-971] + [pp. 973-988] + [Imprimatur]

Weill-Parot, Nicolas – see also under Boudet, Jean-Patrice; and Torrella, Jérôme, above

Weiner, Errol ‘Transpersonal Astrology: Finding the Soul’s Purpose’ Element Books Limited, Shaftesbury, Dorset, 1991

Weingarten, Henry ‘Investing by the Stars: Using Astrology in the Financial Market’ Traders Press Inc., Greenville, SC, 2000[9]. Original folded publisher’s flyer on plain paper for another book laid in. Paper-covered boards in dj. [3] + [3] + [pp. ix-xiii] + [pp. xv-xvi] + [2 leaves] + [pp. 3-47] + [pp. 49-105] + [pp. 107-131] + [pp. 133-163] + [pp. 165-197] + [pp. 199-216] + [p. 217 of advertisements] + [p. 219] + [pp. 221-3] + [pp. 225-233] + [1 leaf] + [2 pages of advertisements]

Weingarten, Henry ‘A Modern Introduction to Astrology’ A.S.I. Publishers Inc., New York, N.Y. 1974

Weingarten, Henry ‘The Principles of Synastry’ ASI Publishers Inc., New York, N.Y., 1978

Weingarten, Henry ‘The Study of Astrology’ [Self-Published], c/o New York Astrology Center, 036 East 6th Street, New York, N. Y., 1971. Stated limited first printing of 500 hand-numbered copies, of which this is No. 76. Large-format card covers. No spine. Bound by staples through inner margins. Contents printed in typescript throughout. [2 leaves] + iv + [1 leaf] + 62 + [1 leaf of advertisements]

Weinstock, Stephan – see under Catalogus Codicum Astrologorum Graecorum, above

Weinreb, Friedrich ‘Die Astrologie in der Jüdischen Mystik’ Thauros Verlag, München, 1982. Paper-covered boards in transparent plastic dj. 200pp + [4 leaves of advertisements]

Weiss, Adolf ‘Der Enträtselte Sphinx[10]’ Druck und Verlag Moritz Stadler, Gesellschaft m. b. H., Villach, 1948. Publisher’s errata slip laid in. Original textured paper covers (1 cm separation to foot of rear hinge; 8mm to top of same; light separation to extremities of front hinge; light chipping to outer corners of covers). Bound by three sub-surface staples through inner margins. (Former owner’s red marginal lines and dots to pp. 75-6; 78; 84; 93; 97; 104; 106; 121; red marginal circular sticker to p. 123; a little blue-inked underlining to pp. 204, 208 and 211, with marginal calculations to p. 204.)  [2 + [pp. 5-247] + [p. 248 of advertisements]

Weiss, Dr. Adolf – see also under Schwickert, Friedrich; and Schwickert, Gustav, above

Weiss, J. Claude ‘Astrologie – Eine Wissenschaft von Raum und Zeit’ Edition Astrodata, Wettswil, 1987. Cloth in dj. 198pp

Weiss, J. Claude ‘Horoskopanalyse Band I: Planeten in Häusern und Zeichen’ Edition Astrodata / Novalis Verlag, Schafhausen, CH, 1984. Cloth in dj. 263pp

Weiss, J. Claude ‘Horoskopanalyse: Planeten in Häusern und Zeichen’ 7. Auflage – Edition Astrodata, Wettswil, 2001. Paper-covered boards. 263pp

Weiss, J. Claude ‘Horoskopanalyse Band II: Aspekte im Geburtsbild’ Edition Astrodata / Novalis Verlag, Schafhausen, CH, 1984. Cloth in dj. 152pp

Weiss, J. Claude ‘Horoskopanalyse Band 2: Aspekte im Geburtsbild’ 7. Auflage – Edition Astrodata, Wettsvil, 2008. Paper-covered boards. 399pp + [1 page of advertisements]

Weiss, J. Claude ‘Karmische Horoskopanalyse: Unbewusste Lebenspläne Erkennen und Verändern Mondknoten-, Saturn- und Plutothemen im Horoskop’ Edition Astrodata, Wettswil, 1994. Cloth in dj. 296pp + [4 leaves of advertisements]

Weiss, J. C. ‘Der Mondknoten in den Häusern’ Astrodata, undated[11]. Thin card covers with added paper front cover and added transparent plastic outer covers front and rear. Bound by 20-tooth plastic comb. Single-sided leaves throughout. 21 + [1] pp

Weiss, J. C. ‘Das Partnerschaftshoroskop “Composite”: Planeten in den Häusern’ Astrodata-Publikationen Band I – Astrodata AG, Basel, 1978. Card covers with added transparent plastic front cover and cloth spine. [4 leaves] + [pp. 2-77] + [1] pp + [order form]

 

[1] The name corresponds to that of the designer of the Domigraphe for Dom Néroman; it seems probable that it is the same individual

[2] The former is said to have lived from 1915 to 1997. Both are described as long-serving curators of the Adler Planetarium, beginning in 1962.

[3] Said to have been Curator of the History of Astronomy Collection at the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum from 1983 to 1990, and also a scholar-in-residence at the American Institute of Physics, and a research fellow at the National Museum of American History.

[4] A series of publications edited by Bruce Chandler, Professor of Mathematics and Chair of the Mathematics Department of the College of Staten Island, CUNY. Chandler is said to have a Ph.D. in Mathematics from New York University.

[5] Front cover bears added subtitle: “Astrologie um Hitler – Mussolini – Himmler – Geobbels – Heydrich – Frank – Bormann – Hess – Frick – U.A.M.”

[6] Reprinted from the edition published by the Philosophical Library Inc. in 1973

[7] A facsimile reprint, issued early 2000s, of another copy of the original edition shown above

[8] “Collection dirigée par Danielle Jacquart et Claude Thomasset”

[9] The date of the first edition is given as 1996.

[10] A wide-ranging discussion of occult and esoteric topics, including modern occultism, alchemy, magic, the Kabbala, and psychic phenomena. The chapter on astrology spans pp. 109-168

[11] Not found in Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog. Contents appear to be produced by photocopying from a rough computer font. Guessed at around 1994, but could be much earlier or later.

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