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Strauss – Surya

Strauss, Heinz Artur ‘Astrologie: Grundsätzliche Betrachtungen’ Kurt Wolff Verlag A.G., München, 1927. Original slightly oversized fairly large-format textured card covers. [2] + [2 leaves] + [pp. 9-33] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 37-75] + [1] + [1 leaf] + [1 leaf of advertisements]

Strauss, Heinz Artur ‘Der Astrologische Gedanke in der deutschen Vergangenheit mit 93 Abbildungen aus der altdeutschen Buchillustration’ Druck und Verlag von H. Oldenbourg, München u. Berlin, 1926. Original cloth (light wear towards lower outer corner of rear board). Top edge of page block dyed red, presumed as issued. Main contents printed on a mixture of ordinary and plate paper, according to function, but pagination is continuous. [3] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 7-104] + [very wide 7-panel fold-out chart]

Strauss, H. A. ‘Psychologie und astrologische Symbolik: Eine Einführung’ 1.-3. Tausend – Rascher Verlag, Zürich, 1953. Original cloth in dj (light wear to foot of spine and extremities of flap-folds; two patches of wear to surface of front flap-fold; 1 cm tear to top edge of front cover; 1.5 cm tear to top edge of rear cover). [1 leaf] + [2] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 7-13] + [pp. 15-146] + [2 pages of advertisements]. [Rear dj flap with advertisements]

Strauß, Heinz Artur ‘Was Ist Astrologie? Kritik und Synthese einer Wiedererstandenen Lehre’ (inner title) / ‘Was Ist Astrologie? Die erste sachliche Einführungsschrift von einem Akademiker! Eine Klarlegung der wichtigsten astrologischen Gedankengänge, naturwissenschaftlich und geistig fundiert, sehr geeignet zur Orientierung auf dem bischer noch meist niveaulos und verwirrt dagestellten Gebiet’ (dj front cover) – Erstes bis Fünftes Tausend – Verlag Niels Kampmann, 1925. Publisher’s original paper order postcard laid in. Original paper covers (moderate wear to foot of spine; light chipping to top of same) in dj (lightly chipped to extremities of spine; light separation to extremities of flap-folds; small chip lost from top edge of rear cover; a few short tears to top edges of covers and across flap-folds). [1 leaf] + [2] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 7-50] + [6 pages of advertisements]

Strauß, Heinz Artur – see also under Kepler, Johannes, above

Strauss, Richard ‘Life Challenge Astrology: Karmic Indicators in the Birthchart’ Samuel Weiser Inc., York Beach, Maine, 1989

Strauss, Ursula ‘Das Sechste Haus: Beruf und Arbeit aus Astrologischer Sicht’ Urania Verlags AG, Neuhausen am Rheinfall, 1998

Stringer, Shirley M. ‘Influence of Fixed Stars: Aries[1]‘ Astro-Analytics Publications, Van Nuys – West Covina, West Covina, California, 1975. (Defective copy: lacks leaf 5.) Large-format card covers (moderate wear to upper inner and outer corners of front cover). Bound by comb threaded through holes punched in inner margins. Printed on single-sided leaves throughout. [1 leaf] + [leaves 1-4] + [leaves 6-20] 

Strunz, Franz ’Astrologie, Alchemie, Mystik: Ein Beitrag zur Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften’ Otto Wilhelm Barth-Verlag G. M. B. H., München-Planegg, 1928. Original gilt-printed quarter-cloth (gilt partially faded at spine; separation to lowest 1.5 cm of cloth at front hinge) with paper-covered boards, of which front board gilt-pictorial (light wear to lower outer corner of front board). (Former owner’s red marginal dots to p. 334.) [1 leaf] + [2] + [2 leaves] + [pp. 11-18] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 21-58] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 61-284] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 287-328] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 331-6] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 339-351]

Struthers, Jane; with contributions from Clifford, Frank and Farley, Kim ‘Jane Struthers’ 101 Astrology Questions for the Student Astrologer’ Flare Publications and the London School of Astrology, no place stated, undated[1a]. Card covers. Staplebound pamphlet. Contents printed in multiple colours

Stuart, Alec ‘The Secrets of the Meridian – Being a further exposition of The Septiform System of Vibration, as those laws affect The Horoscope of Birth – Now Given Out Publicly for the First Time’ Printed by Jarrold and Sons, Limited, The Empire Press, Norwich, 1926. Original small-format gilt-stamped paper-covered boards (gilt faded; 2mm separation and wear to foot of spine; moderate wear to outer corners of boards). [2] + [pp. 3-31] + [1 page of advertisements]

Stuart, Alec ‘The Secrets of the Meridian – Being a further exposition of The Septiform System of Vibration, as those laws affect The Horoscope of Birth – Now Given Out Publicly for the First Time’ Printed by Jarrold and Sons, Limited, The Empire Press, Norwich, 1930. Original gilt-stamped paper-covered boards (gilt faded; light wear to outer corners of rear board). [3] + [pp. 4-31] + [2 pages of advertisements]

Stuart, Alec ‘The Septiform System of the Cosmos – Being an exposition of One Part of The Septiform System of Numbers, as those laws affect the human centre of vibration or The Horoscope of Birth – Now Given Out Publicly for the First Time’ Printed by Jarrold & Sons, Limited, Norwich, 1928. Original gilt-stamped paper-covered boards (slightly splayed). [2] + [pp. 3-32] + [2 pages of advertisements]

Stuart, Mrs. G.[2] ‘On the Shores of the Infinite’ Simpkin Marshall, Ltd. (Trade Agents) Stationers’ Hall Court, E.C. 4, London / Jarrold & Sons, Ltd., London & Exchange Streets, Norwich, 1931. Cloth (light wear to extremities of hinges and outer corners of boards) in dj (chipped at extremities of spine and flap-folds, but skilfully repaired with clear tissue). [4] + [pp. v-vii] + [1] + 312pp

Stubbs, Janey and Kirby, Babs ‘Interpreting Solar and Lunar Returns’ [Third Printing], Capall Bann Publishing, Chiveley, Berks., 2001[3]

Stubbs, Janey – see also under Kirby, Babs above

Stucken, Eduard ‘Astralmythen: Religionsgeschichtliche Untersuchungen[4]‘ Verlag- und Buchversand W. Michel / Pentagramm-Publikationen, undated[5]. Edition limited to 75 copies, of which this No. 69. Laid in to pocket at rear: 8-panel fold-out insert bearing two facsimile illustrations to one side, and a world map illustration together with three tables to the other; and further 8-panel fold-out insert with two separately-annotated but identical-looking facsimile world maps to one side, and another one to the other[6]. Cloth. [4] + 125 + [pp. 127-187] + [pp. 189-525] + [duplicates of pp. 524-5] + [pp. 526-657]

Student, A ‘The Mystery of the Ductless Glands[6a]‘ The Rosicrucian Fellowship, Oceanside, California, U.S.A., foreword dated June 1940. Original textured card covers (light wear to foot of spine). Staplebound pamphlet. [4] + [pp. 5-85] + [3 pages of advertisements]

[Sturm, Carl] Theodor[7] ‘[Die Renaissance der Astrologie: Der astrologischen Elementarbücher[8], 1. Band:] Einführung in die Astrologie und systematische Geburtshoroskopie’ Verlag Carl Th. Sturm, Köln, Hohenzollernring 90, 1925. Original card covers (slightly chipped at extremities of spine; 2 cm separation to top of front hinge; 3 cm separation to foot of same; 1 cm tear to top edge of rear cover). (Former owner’s red marginal marks to pp. 38; 56-8; 61-2; 65-7; 71; 73; 75-6; 84.) [2] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 5-105] + [pp. 107-116] + [pp. 117-119 of advertisements] + [p. 121 of advertisements] + [1] + [1 page of advertisements] + [1 leaf]

Sturm, Carl Theodor ‘Die Renaissance der Astrologie: Einführung in den Geist der Astrologie – Die Astrologie als leuchtende Himmelssprache und ihre systematische Verwendung für die Selbsterkenntnis’ 2. Verbesserte und erweiterte Auflage (5. bis 6. Tausend) – Carl Theodor Sturm Selbstverlag, Quantiusstr. 2, Bonn, 1927[9]. Original half-cloth (moderate wear to top of spine and lower outer corners of boards) with paper-covered boards). Contents printed on slightly glossy paper throughout. [Frontis.] + [2] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 5-8] + [1] + [pp. 10-108] + [2] + [pp. 111-154] + [2] + [pp. 157-160 of tables] + [pp. 161-184]

Suarès, Carlo, avec la collaboration de Edrei, Mino ‘Le Sepher Yetsira[10] (le Livre de la Structuration): Texte hébreu integral lu et commenté d’après le code original de la Cabale’, suivi de Suarès, Carlo, avec la collaboration de Lance, Arlette; Lance, Jean-Henri;  et de Ponthière, Elisabeth ‘L’Astrologie à sa Source’ Éditions du Mont-Blanc, 72, rue de Lausanne, Genève, 1968. Mailing list application postcard of Éditions Payot, Paris, laid in. Slightly oversized card wrappers (light wear to feet of spine hinges). [5] + [pp. 9-122] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 125-207] + [1 leaf] + [3] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 3-7][11]

Sub-Editor of Modern Astrology, the[12], comp. ‘[Alan Leo’s Astrological Manuals No. 11:] A Thousand and One Notable Nativities – “The Astrologer’s ‘Who’s Who’ ” ’ (inner title) / ‘[Alan Leo’s Astrological Manuals. No. 11.] 1001 Notable Nativities – An Astrological “Who’s Who” ‘ (front board) – “Modern Astrology” Office, Imperial Buildings, Ludgate Circus, E. C. / L. N. Fowler & Co., 7, Imperial Arcade, E. C., London, 1911. Original cloth (wear to foot of spine and lower outer corners of boards; moderate wear to top of spine and upper outer corners; light separation to extremities of both inner paper hinges). [3] + [v-viii] + 49 + [pp. 50-99 of tables] + [pp. 100-116] + [pp. 117-125 of advertisements]

Sub-Editor of Modern Astrology, the – see also under Aries Press, the, above

Subramaniam, K. ‘Medical Astrology for All’ Fourth Edition – Krishman & Co., Chennai, 2005

Sucher, W. O. ‘The Drama of the Universe – a New Interpretation’ The Landvidi Research Centre, Larkfield, Kent, 1958. Original cloth (separation to top cm of front hinge; fraying to top of rear hinge; heavy wear to lower outer corners of boards; adhesive residue from former library sticker and underlying chalked library classification number to spine). (Rear inner paper hinge split down entire length; underlying webbing strained towards top of hinge. Former ownership label of Surrey County Council County Library to front paste-down, with separate stamp of same to title page, and written and stamped numbers to copyright page. ‘Withdrawn’ stamped to rear paste-down. Subsequent stamps of Astrological Assocation library to same and to title page.) Text contents printed in an equal-spaced front throughout. [2] + 277 + [1 page of advertisements]

Sucher, W. O. ‘Isis Sophia – an Outline of a New Star Wisdom’ Astrosophy Research Center, Meadow Vista, Calif., 1981[12a]. Large-format card covers with semi-translucent plastic spine crimped around inner margins. Internally staplebound. [2 leaves] + iii + 133 + [pp. 134-141 of illustrations]

Sucher, W. ‘Practical Approaches Towards A New Astrosophy – Originally Published as “Letters 1972 – 1974”[12b] ‘ W. Sucher, Meadow Vista, California, undated. Large-format card covers. Bound by plastic comb threaded through holes punched in inner margins. Contents printed in equal-spaced font in photocopied print quality throughout. [Front cover backed with publication address] + [1 leaf] + 146

Sukracharya, Sage; ed. Verma, O. P. ‘A Glimpse of Kerala Astrology’ Ranjan Publiations, New Delhi, 2002

Sullivan, Anna, A teacher in the The[13] First Temple and College of Astrology, Los Angeles ‘A Resume of Astrology’ Published by The First Temple and College of Astrology, Los Angeles, 1925. This copy with the penciled signature of former owner Thyrza C. de Escobar to ffep. Original oversized card covers. Stapled pamphlet. [6] + [pp. 7-43]

Sullivan, Erin ‘The Astrology of Midlife and Aging’ Jeremy P. Tarcher / Penguin, Penguin Group USA, Inc., New York, 2005

Sullivan, Erin ‘Dynasty: the Astrology of Family Dynamics’ [2nd Impression] – Arkana, Penguin Group, unclearly dated[14]

Sullivan, Erin ‘Retrograde Planets: Traversing the Inner Landscape’ Samuel Weiser Inc., York Beach, Maine, 2000

Sullivan, Erin ‘Saturn in Transit: Boundaries of Mind, Body and Soul’ [4th Impression] – Arkana, Penguin Books Ltd., Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1991

Sullivan, Erin ‘[CPA Seminar Series: Volume 5] Venus and Jupiter: Bridging the Ideal and the Real’ The Centre for Psychological Astrology Press, London WC1 3XX, 1996. Cloth. [3] + [2] + 238 + [pp. 239-247 of advertisements]

Sullivan, Erin ‘[CPA Seminar Series: Volume 12:] Where in the World? Astro*Carto*Graphy and Relocation Charts’ The Centre for Psychological Astrology Press, London WC1 3XX, 1999. Cloth. [3] + [4] + 261 + [pp. 262-8 of advertisements]

Sumersille, A. Erle, R. A. – C. P. A. ‘The Solar Precession Chart’ Casa Bladrich, Inc., San Juan, P. R.[15], 1953. Original card covers (moderate general edgewear). Staplebound pamphlet. [2 leaves] + 23pp

Sun Bear and Wabun ‘The Medicine Wheel: Earth Astrology’ [Apparent 33rd impression] – Fireside, Simon & Schuster, New York, NY, 1992

Surya, G. W.[16] ‘[Band IV der Sammlung Okkulte Medizin:] Astrologie und Medizin’ II. Auflage – Linser-Verlag G.m.b.H., Berlin-Pankow, 1923[17]. Original paper covers (light wear to extremities of spine). Subsurface staples through inner margins. [2] + [pp. 3-116] + [4 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover backed with advertisements]

Surya, G. W. ‘Die Kraft der Gedanken, des Wunsches und Gebetes’ Dritte, verbesserte und erweiterte Auflage – Verlag von Karl Rohm, Lorch (Württemberg), foreword dated März 1934[18]. Original paper covers (3 inches’ separation to foot of rear hinge; 1 cm to top of same; 4 cm to foot of front hinge; 2 cm to top of same; light chipping to outer corners of front cover). [Front cover backed with advertisements] + [1] + [1 page of advertisements] + [2] + [pp. 5-62 + [2 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover featuring 2 pages of advertisements]

Surya, G. W. ‘[Ursprung, Wesen und Erfolge der Okkulten Medizin: Einführung in die Geheimmedizin aller Zeiten – Band I:] Der Mensch im Spiegel der Schulweisheit und im Lichte der Geheimwissenschaft’ 2. Auflage – Linser-Verlag G.m.b.H., Berlin-Pankow, 1923[19]. Original paper covers (1.2 cm chip lost from top of spine; a little further light chipping to spine surface). Evidence of sub-surface staples through inner margins. (Former owner’s red marginal marks to pp. 18; 32; 63.) [Frontis.] + [2] + [1 leaf] + [pp. 5-120] + [8 pages of advertisements] + [rear cover backed with advertisements]

Surya, G. W. ‘Okkulte Diagnostik und Prognostik’ Fünfte erweiterte Auflage – Karl-Rohm-Verlag, Lorch-Württemberg, 1950[20]. Original quarter-cloth with textured paper-covered boards, in dj (browned; lightly chipped at top of spine; light wear to tops of flap-folds). [1 leaf] + [2] + [pp. 5-73] + [3 pages of illustrations] + [pp. 77-80] + [pp. 81-8 of partly coloured illustrations] + [pp. 89-222] + [2 pages of advertisements]. [Rear dj flap with advertisements]

Surya, G. W. ‘Okkulte Medizin’ Verlag von Max Altmann, Leipzig, 1909. Original quarter-cloth (light wear to extremities of spine; small patch of wear to inner margin of rear board) with paper-covered boards. [1 leaf] + 40. [Advertisements to rear board]

Surya, G. W. ‘Paracelsus – richtig gesehen! – Historisch-Kritische Studie’ Zweite, verbesserte und erweiterte Auflage – Verlag von Karl Rohm, Lorch (Württemberg), 1938[21]. This copy signed by author to half-title page, with extensive hand-written dedication and note to a Herrn Oskar Weiß, Salzburg, 19.12.1939. Original quarter-cloth (moderate wear to tops of spine hinges) with paper-covered boards (wear to outer corners). [1] + [1 page of advertisements] + [2] + [pp. 5-368] + [8 pages of advertisements]


[1] A detailed exposition of the supposed astrological influences of seven fixed stars in the sign Aries according to different sources, including astrologers [Iris] Vorel, [Vivian] Robson, [L. H.] Weston, [E. C.] Matthews], [Jerry L.?] Keane, [Robert] Deluce, [Nicholas] DeVore, [Eric?] Russell; [Reinhold] Ebertin; [Paul] Brachard; [W. J.] Simmonite; and [George] Noonan. Also cited as sources are the following names I have not been able to pin down: Wynne; Hammer; Lucati; a Cockbain; and Smollin. There is a Venosto Lucati who wrote some historical studies in the 1960s in Italian (but of what relevance is unclear); and a Franz Hammer who wrote a biography of Kepler in German and presented an edition of his Harmony of the World in the same language (again, of unclear relevance). Possibly Wynne may be a misspelling of Wynn. But the Cockbain and Smollin are very difficult to identify. The book launches directly into the first fixed star with no introduction to identify the sources referred to only by their surnames. At the end of the sourced material on each fixed star is a generally much longer section headed ‘General’ that appears to represent the author’s own interpretation. This book was the first in a planned series of twelve publications, one dedicated to each of the signs. It is not known how many of them were in fact produced, but whether the series was ever completed is doubtful. There are no records of any copies on Worldcat

[1a] Amazon records date it to February 2011

[2] The mother of Alec Stuart. The book is dedicated to him, was advertised by him, and is a work of theosophical fiction taking in the planets as a major setting

[3] First published by Element Books in 1990

[4] A series of five studies of major Bible characters, comprising Abraham; Lot; Jakob; Esau and Moses

[5] A hardbound monochrome facsimile reprint, guessed from its appearance to date from the 1990s (indeed, one bookseller offering a copy at the time of writing has specifically nominated 1995), of the original work published by Verlag von Eduard Pfeiffer, Leipzig, 1907, which itself was a compilation of mostly (if not all) originally separately published studies, the first three of which (at least) had been published by the end of 1899

[6] The scan quality on both fold-outs unfortunately is poor, resulting in little detail being discernible on the illustrations or maps, and the accompanying text being coarse

[6a] This work discusses the adrenal glands, the spleen, and the thymus, thyroid, pituitary and pineal glands, connecting them to personality types and then linking them to planetary rulerships. The ‘spiritual’ correspondences of the glands as discussed are said to be based on information given by Max Heindel, of whom the anonymous author was a student

[7] In this first edition, the author is referred to only as Theodor on both front cover and title page. However, his full name is given as publisher. This might have been an attempt to differentiate his role as author from that as publisher and lend greater credibility to his writing, albeit on false pretences

[8] A planned series of six publications of which this was the first and only one to appear. The other five planned books in the series are listed in an advertisement at the back

[9] Expanded from the original edition of 1925 shown above

[10] Described by the author as a little exposition of the Kabbala, but one whose author is unknown. He declares that its date is subject to historical dispute, but in the range between the sixth century B.C. and the sixth century A.D.. Suarès notes that the Sepher Yetsira is only abou 250 lines long, divided into six chapters. The main part of the present volume, as far as p. 122, is an edition and translation with extensive commetnary of the Sepher Yetsira. The remainder of the volume is a series of studies by Suarès and his various credited collaborators, mostly connecting the Sepher Yetsira to astrology.

[11] This final, separately paginated section is entitled “Les Lettres-Nombres” and printed on paper that has been cut to a smaller size, and yet integrally bound with the remainder of the volume.

[12] i.e. Barley, Alfred, q. v.

[12a] Copyrighted 1951; the publisher details are perhaps retained in facsimile from the original printing, but no others are given in this reprint, the date of which is apparent from the added Introduction.

[12b] Swiss library records record two printings entitled thus. In addition to the present undated edition, which they presume to have been published not later than 1982, there was another one dated 1983 and credited to the Astrosophy Research Centre, which is recorded as the third edition

[13] [sic: the error is faithfully reproduced here]

[14] Dated 1996; but it is not clear if this date relates only to the first impression, as seems likely

[15] An added note reads ‘Printed in Puento Rico, U.S.A.’

[16] Pseudonym of Demeter Georgiewitz-Weitzer

[17] After the original edition of 1921

[18] This date is confirmed by the DNB record. After the second edition of May 1923 and first of 1920

[19] After the first edition of 1921

[20] After the fourth edition of 1934; second of 1923, and first of 1921, according to German and Swiss library records. The third edition does not seem to be recorded. The fourth edition extends to 295 pages; whether the present one has been edited or simply reset to fit more text per page is not immediately apparent

[21] The first edition under the present title. The original edition was published in 1923 according to German library records, under the title “Die Spagyriker: Paracelsus-Rademacher-Zimpel”, as the tenth volume in Surya’s “Okkulte Medizin” series, although in his foreword to the second edition Surya claims it was published in 1922

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