Nick Farrell's Magical Blog




Self Initiation Into The Golden Dawn Tradition by Chic and Sandra Tabatha Cicero

The Essential Golden Dawn by Chic and Tabatha Cicero

Mystical Cabbalah, by Dion Fortune

A Garden of Pomegranates by Israel Regardie

Sacred Magic of the Angels by David Goddard

The Temple of High Magic by Ina Custers van Bergman

A Magician his training and work: E Butler

Shining Paths Dolores Ashcroft Nowicki

Tarot by Paul Case





Hermetica Brian Copenhaver

Secrets of a Golden Dawn Temple – Creating Magical Tools by Sandra and Chic Cicero

Ritual Use of Magical Tools by Sandra and Chic Cicero

Art of True Healing by Israel Regardie

The Golden Dawn by Israel Regardie

Magical Imagination  by Nick Farrell

Making Talismans by Nick Farrell

Complete Gabbalistic Symbolism by Gareth Knight

The Only Astrology Book You’ll Ever Need by Joanna Martine Woolfolk

The Earth Divination Earth Magic, A beginners Guide to Geomancy  John Greer

The Golden Dawn, The Twilight of the Magicians   R Gilbert

Magicians of the Golden Dawn – A Documentary History of the Golden Dawn 1887 to 1923 E Howe

The Magical Tarot of the Golden Dawn (Pat and  Chris Zalewski

What my Herirophant should have taught me by Nick Farrell

By Names and Images by Perigrin Wildoak

Gathering the Magic by Nick Farrell




Mathers Last Secret by Nick Farrell

King over the Water by Nick Farrell

Z5 Secret Teachings of the Golden Dawn: Book I Neophyte by  Pat Zalewski

Kabbalah of the Golden Dawn by  Pat Zalewski

The Golden Dawn Companion -. By Bob Gilbert

Complete Golden Dawn Cipher Manuscript Darcy Kuntz

Women of the Golden Dawn by Mary K Greer

An Initiate: Training and Work by Dion Fortune

Tower of Alchemy by David Goddard

Ritual Use of Magical Tools by Chic and Tabatha Cicero

Women of the Golden Dawn Mary Greer

Ritual Magic of the Golden Dawn

Terrestrial Astrology by Stephen Skinner

Golden Dawn Alchemy by Pat Zalweski

Enochian Magic in Theory by Dean Wilson

Embodying Osiris by Thom Cavalli

 Lesser Adept Grade


Greek Magical Paprus in Translation  Betz

Dictionary of Angels by Peter Davidson

The Ophic Hymns by Wollow

Three books of Occult Philosophy by Agrippa (Tyson edition)

Agrippa’s fourth book (Tyson)

The Shem Grimiore Nick Farrell

Geopsophia Jake Stratton Kent

Angelical Language (two volumes) by Aaron Lietch

Heptarchia Mystica Robert Turner

Secrets of the Magical Grimiors by Aaron Lietch

The Book of Secret Creation by Jacobus Swart

Commentary’s on the Golden Dawn Flying Rolls (misc)

The Key of Solomon The King by Samuel Mathers/

Enochian Chess by Chris Zalweski

The Magus by Francis Barrett

Science of Breath by Rama Prasad

Beyond the Sun by Nick Farrell

Inner Order Teachings of the Golden Dawn by Pat Zalewski

Golden Dawn Companion by R Gilbert

 Other Necessary books


Being a magician is not only about sticking to your Golden Dawn work.  In fact once you reach a certain point, the Golden Dawn becomes only an introduction to what will be your central magical practice for the rest of your life.  I include here a list of books which I have found invaluable, but are not directly related to the Golden Dawn.

The Complete Golds and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt  by Richard Wilkinson

The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt by Richard Wilkinson

The Gods of the Egyptians Book one and Two Wallace Budge

An Introduction to Ancient Egypt (British Museum)

Greco-Egyptian Magic by Tony Merzwitch

Greek and Roman Necromancy by Ogen,

Complete Herbal Culpepper

Curse Tablets and Binding Spells from the Ancient World by Gager

Grimorium Verum  Joseph Peterson

The Book of Seals and Amulets by Jacobus Swartz

The Egyptian Book of the Dead Raymond Falkner

Pryamid Texts by Raymond Falkner

Discovery of Wichcraft Reginald Scott.

Dion Fortune and the Inner Light Gareth Knight

Guide for the Perplexed Moses Maimodes

John Dees Spiritual Diaries by Stephen Skinner

The Testament of Cyprian the Magus Jake Stratton Kent

Complete Magicians Tables Stephen Skinner

Secret Tradition in the Arthurian Legend by Gareth Knight

The book Abramerlin (german edition)

The interlinear Hebrew-English Old Testament

Invoking Angels. Clair Fanger

Adam and the Kabbalistic Tree by Halevi

The Transformations of Magic Frank Klassen

The Philoposhy of Proculus Rosan

Thoth Lesley Jackson

Magic Witchcraft and Ghosts  Daniel Ogden

Picatric John Greer & Christopher Warnock

Elizabethan Magic by Robert Turner

Myths of the Underworld Journey Radcliffe and Edmonds

Secret History of Hermes Trismegistus

Eternal Egypt Richard Reidy

A companion to Roman Religion

Tohunga by Samual Robinson

The Nag Mammadi Scriptures  Marvin Meyr

The Egyptian Hermes Gareth Fowden

Thoth the Hermes of Egypt  Patric Boylan

Conversations in the House of Life  Richard Jasnow


  1. Great stuff…
    Now comes the heard part…getting started.
    Someone recommended one of your books today,
    The Hidden Path Behind Initiation by Nick Farrell
    Just ordered a copy on Amazon
    So I am loving all that I am reading here.
    New to this stuff,and on a budget,so I need to look at your MUST HAVE list.
    Thank you for all of your talent.

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