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Forgotten Books Top 100

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The Kama Sutra of VatsayayanaMallanaga Vatsyayana  
Alice in WonderlandLewis Carroll  
The Game of Life and How to Play ItFlorence Scovel Shinn  
The Secret of the Universe
God, Man and Matter
Nathan R. Wood  
Think and Grow RichNapoleon Hill  
The Art of War
Direct Translation
Sun Tzu  
The Secret Erotic Paintings
Pictures and Descriptions of Classical Erotic Paintings, Bronzes and Statues
Colonel Fanin  
The Apocrypha
Hidden Books of the Bible
The Key of Solomon the King
Translated from Ancient Manuscripts in the British Museum
King Solomon  
The Secret Teachings of All Ages
An Encyclopedic Outline of Masonic, Hermetic, Qabbalistic and Rosicrucian Symbolical Philosophy
Manly P. Hall  
Irish Witchcraft and DemonologySt. John D. Seymour, B.D.  
The Twelve Powers of ManCharles Fillmore  
The Egyptian Book of the Dead
Or, The Papyrus of Ani
The Adventures of Sherlock HolmesArthur Conan Doyle  
The AlchemistBenjamin Jonson  
The Gardnerian Book of ShadowsGerald Gardner  
The Arabian Nights
Original Translation
Code of the IlluminatiAbbé Augustin Barruel  
The Book of Ceremonial Magic
Including Sorcery and Necromancy
Arthur Edward Waite  
Malleus Maleficarum
Or, The Hammer of Witches
Heinrich Kramer, James Sprenger  
Demonology, by King James IKing James I  
The Book of Giants
The Fallen Angels and their Giant Sons
W. B. Henning  
Morals and Dogma
Of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry
Albert Pike  
The Book of EnochR.H. Charles  
The Karezza Method
Magnetation, The Art of Connubial Love
John William Lloyd  
Occult Science in India and Among the Ancients
With An Account of Their Mystic Initiations and the History of Spiritism
Louis Jacolliot  
The Science of Getting RichWallace Delois Wattles  
Pictures Every Child Should Know
A Selection of the World's Art Masterpieces for Young People
Dolores Bacon  
The Book of WerewolvesSabine Baring-Gould  
Creative Mind and SuccessErnest Shurtleff Holmes  
The Perfumed Garden of the Shaykh NefwaziShaykh Nefwazi  
LeviathanThomas Hobbes  
Creative Mind
A Series of Talks on Mental and Spiritual Law
Ernest Shurtleff Holmes  
Manual of Zen BuddhismDaisetz Teitaro Suzuki  
The IdiotFyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky  
The Alchemy of HappinessAl-Ghazali  
Extra-Sensory PerceptionJoseph Banks Rhine  
The Turn of the ScrewHenry James  
The Book of Earths
Hollow Earth, Ancient Maps, Atlantis, and Other Theories
Edna Kenton  
Common SenseThomas Paine  
Gypsy Sorcery and Fortune Telling
Incantations, Specimens of Medical Magic, Anecdotes, Tales
Charles Godfrey Leland  
The I Ching or Book of Changes
Original Translation with Notes
Fu His  
Aradia, Gospel of the WitchesCharles Godfrey Leland  
The Code of HammurabiCharles F. Horne  
The Secret Door To SuccessFlorence Scovel Shinn  
The Descent of ManCharles Darwin  
Secret Societies of the Middle Ages
The Assassins, the Templars, and the Fehmgerichte
Thomas Keightley  
The Principles of Scientific ManagementFrederick Winslow Taylor  
An H.P. Lovecraft Anthology
More Than 50 Weird Tales
Howard Phillips Lovecraft  
ClairvoyanceCharles Webster Leadbeater  
Atlantis, the Antediluvian WorldIgnatius Donnelly  
Phallic WorshipHodder M. Westropp  
Male ContinenceJohn Humphrey Noyes  
The Science of MindErnest Shurtleff Holmes  
The Age of ReasonThomas Paine  
The Golden Bough
A Study in Magic and Religion
Sir James George Frazer  
Tao-te ChingLao Tzu  
Yoga Lessons for Developing Spiritual ConsciousnessA.P. Mukerji  
Dynamic Thought
Harmony, Health, Success, Achievement
Henry Thomas Hamblin  
The New Atlantis
Or, Voyage to the Land of the Rosicrucians
Francis Bacon  
The Leyden Papyrus
Egyptian Magic
Francis Llewellyn Griffith, Edward Herbert Thompson  
Ancient Art and RitualJane Ellen Harrison  
The Works of Lucian of Samosata
Volumes 1, 2, 3 & 4
The Sacred Fire
The Story of Sex in Religion
B.Z. Goldberg  
The Book of the Damned
Reports of UFOs, Cryptoids, Spontaneous Combustion and Other Strange Occurences
Charles Hoy Fort  
Your Word Is Your Wand
A Sequel to The Game of Life and How to Play It
Florence Scovel Shinn  
The Wisdom of the Egyptians
Religion of Ancient Egypt, the Book of the Dead, the Wisdom of Hermes Trismegistus, Egyptian Magic and the Book of Thoth
Brian Brown  
Beyond Good and Evil
Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche  
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Vol. 1 of 6
Complete Text
Edward Gibbon  
Know Your Magnetic FieldWilliam E. Gray  
The Writings of St. Francis of Assisi  
The Lesser Key of Solomon
Geotia for Invocation and Convocation of Spirits, Necromancy, Witchcraft and Black Art
Who Was Who; 5000 BC - 1914 AD
Biographical Dictionary of the Famous and Those Who Wanted to Be
Irwin Leslie Gordon  
The Calls of Enoch
The First Key of Enochian Magic
John Dee, Edward Kelley  
Feng ShuiErnest J. Eitel  
Sumerian Mythology
A Study of Spiritual and Literary Achievement in the Third Millennium B.C.
Samuel Noah Kramer  
The Magus, Celestial Intelligencer
A Complete System of Occult Philosophy
Francis Barrett  
An Indian Tale
Herman Hesse  
The Kabbalah
The Religious Philosophy of the Hebrews
Adolphe Franck  
Women in LoveD. H. Lawrence  
The Vampire, his Kith and KinAugustus Montague Summers  
Aristotle: On the HeavensAristotle  
Forbidden Gospels and Epistles
Of the Original New Testament
Archbishop Wake  
20,000 Leagues Under the SeaJules Gabriel Verne  
Leonardo da VinciMaurice Walter Brockwell  
The Theory of the Leisure ClassThorstein Bunde Veblen  
The TalmudJoseph Barclay Pentland  
The Tarot
Its Occult Significance, Use in Fortune-Telling, and Method of Play, Etc.
Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers  
The Hermetic and Alchemical Writings of ParacelsusParacelsus  
The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage  
Alchemy Rediscovered and RestoredArchibald Cockren  
The Consciousness of the AtomAlice Ann Bailey  
The Complete Sayings of JesusArthur Hinds  
One Thousand and One Arabian Nights, Vol. 1 of 16Richard Francis Burton  
PersuasionJane Austen  
A Tale of Two Cities
A Story of the French Revolution
Charles Dickens  
The Secret Doctrine, Vol. 1 of 2
The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy
Helena Petrovna Blavatsky  
The Religion of the Ancient CeltsJ. A. MacCulloch  


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