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Best Occult Books Reviewed & Ranked

Here is a list of the best Occult books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

The Black Arts: A Concise History of Witchcraft, Demonology, Astrology, and Other Mystical Practices Throughout the Ages (Perigee) (1968)

 Best Occult Books Reviewed & Ranked  The Black Arts is a fascinating and wonderfully readable exploration of the practice, theory, and underlying rationale of magick and occultism in all its branches, including witchcraft, spells, numerology, astrology, alchemy, kabbalah, tarot, charms, and summoning and control of spirits. This edition features a 50th anniversary introduction by historian of alternative spirituality Mitch Horowitz, who frames the book for a new generation of readers.
Author(s): Richard Cavendish

The Occult: The Ultimate Guide for Those Who Would Walk with the Gods (2015)

 Best Occult Books Reviewed & RankedColin Wilson’s great classic work is a comprehensive history of mystery and “magic”. His genius lies in producing a skilful synthesis of the available material; clarifying without simplifying, seeing the occult in the light of reason and reason in the light of the mystical and paranormal. It is a journey of enlightenment – a wide-ranging survey of the whole subject and an insightful exploration of Man’s latent powers.
Author(s): Colin Wilson

DICTIONARY OF THE OCCULT- (Wordsworth Collection) (1997)

 Best Occult Books Reviewed & RankedThe Wordsworth Reference Library includes language dictionaries, language guides, historical references, and much more. This popular series covers everything from the familiar and practical to the extraordinary and outrageous.
Author(s): A. Nataf

The Occult Roots of Nazism: Secret Aryan Cults and Their Influence on Nazi Ideology (1993)

 Best Occult Books Reviewed & RankedNearly half a century after the defeat of the Third Reich, Nazism remains a subject of extensive historical inquiry, general interest, and, alarmingly, a source of inspiration for resurgent fascism in Europe. Goodrick-Clarke’s powerful and timely book traces the intellectual roots of Nazism back to a number of influential occult and millenarian sects in the Habsburg Empire during its waning years.
Author(s): Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

Liber 420: Cannabis, Magickal Herbs and the Occult (2018)

 Best Occult Books Reviewed & RankedAlthough little known, cannabis and other psychoactive plants held a prominent and important role in the Occult arts of Alchemy and Magic, as well as being used in ritual initiations of certain secret societies. Find out about the important role cannabis played in helping to develop modern medicines through alchemical works.
Author(s): Chris Bennett

Egregores: The Occult Entities That Watch Over Human Destiny (2018)

 Best Occult Books Reviewed & RankedThe first book to explore the history and influence of egregores, powerful autonomous psychic entities created by a collective group mind • Examines the history of egregores from ancient times to present day, including their role in Western Mystery traditions and popular culture and media • Reveals documented examples of egregores from ancient Greece and Rome, Tibetan Buddhism, Islam, modern