Sex, Magick, Aleister Crowley, Orgasms, Erotic Dances, Angelic Beings, Revolutionary Activism, Liberation, Persecution, Defiance, and Suicide. Persecuted by Anthony Comstock and his Society for the Suppression of Vice, this turn-of-the-century heroine was also a spiritualist who learned many secrets of high magick through her claimed wedlock to an angelic being. Born in Philadelphia in 1857, Ida Craddock became involved in occultism around the age of thirty.
Limited to 400 copies. A FINE CLOTH VOLUME. Colored frontispiece. Associated sigil illustrations included. Introduction by Michael Staley of the Typhonian OTO. This new work explores the Typhonian tradition and its special Current from ancient times through Kenneth Grant and our present. In SHADES OF MAUVE, the emphasis is placed upon the artistic and creative nature of the Current. Kenneth Grantís work forms a constant undercurrent to the discussion. The text leads out from themes that initially appeared in Kenneth Grantís THEN MAGICAL REVIVAL, and elaborates a number of topics found in that first volume of the Trilogies.
London: Starfire. This work consists of two novellas, both concerning the Voodoo Bultu, or Cult of the Spectral Hyena. The first of these entitled, Snakewand, concerns a pair of Voodoo drums which lure a township to destruction. The second story is "The Darker Strain", and tells of possession by dark atavisms in the guise of the Spectral Hyena, with cataclysmic results for all affected. Both stories were written during the years that New Isis Lodge was operational. Octavo. New.
With ten magickal illustrations and tables. On the mysteries of the Thirty Aethyrs (or Circles) of Existence. Edited by Adrian Axworthy. Crowley-Thelema Series II. Hand bound wraps with parchment overlay.
Paperback. A study on the artistic legacy of Aleister Crowley, with particular focus on his output in Cefalu, Sicily 1920 - 1923. Contains essay by Robert Buratti Stephen J. King, William Breeze, Tobias Churton, Marco Pasi and Giuseppe Di Liberti. The official catalogue for the Palermo Collection as exhibited in Australia 2012 - 2013. Published by Buratti Fine Art.
Signed by Robert Burrati
Original 1992, Skoob Books Publishing Edition. Only light edge/shelf wear to Dustjacket, otherwise in great shape. Boards are clean and solid, binding is tight. Pages are clean and unmarked. This edition is long out of print.
1994, Skoob Books Publishing, London.
In excellent condition. Light shelf wear. Pages are unmarked. Boards are solid and binding is tight. This edition is out of print.
Present-day exponents of these Mysteries have formed their own cults for the revival and promulgation of this Secret Gnosis. Among them are Aleister Crowley, with his Cult of the Beast and the Scarlet Woman; Charles Stansfeld Jones, with his curious qabalistic researches; Austin Osman Spare, the artist who evolved his own system of sexual sorcery based upon ancient secrets of Witchcraft; and Michael Bertiaux, with his Cult of the Black Snake. Octavo.
First Edition of the Typhonian Classic, published by Frederick Muller Limited in London, 1980.
The Pages are quite yellowed with age but this copy is solid with a good binding and unmarked pages.
This edition is long Out of Print and is quite Rare.