Liber Aleph Vel CXI. The Book of Wisdom or Folly in the Form of an Epistle of 666, the Great Wild Beast, to his Son 777. Being 'The Equinox,' Volume III, Number VI. Aleister CROWLEY, The Master Therion.
Liber Aleph Vel CXI. The Book of Wisdom or Folly in the Form of an Epistle of 666, the Great Wild Beast, to his Son 777. Being 'The Equinox,' Volume III, Number VI
Liber Aleph Vel CXI. The Book of Wisdom or Folly in the Form of an Epistle of 666, the Great Wild Beast, to his Son 777. Being 'The Equinox,' Volume III, Number VI

Liber Aleph Vel CXI. The Book of Wisdom or Folly in the Form of an Epistle of 666, the Great Wild Beast, to his Son 777. Being 'The Equinox,' Volume III, Number VI

West Point, Thelema Publishing Company, 1962 (first edition).

Quarto, xiv, 220 pages with a tipped-in frontispiece portrait plus a tipped-in errata sheet.

Red cloth a little marked, rubbed and bumped; edges discoloured and a little foxed; endpapers foxed and offset, with a few small light stains and some trifling surface blemishes along the top edge of the front endpaper; commercial bookplate on the front pastedown; a very good copy with the dustwrapper a little marked, stained, chipped and torn, with some short (discoloured) clear tape repairs (mainly to the verso).

The colour pictorial dustwrapper design is credited to Lady Frieda Harris. 'This book has had a strange fate. It is one of the masterworks of the late Aleister Crowley, completed at the end of the First World War, in March of 1918, when the Central Powers were crumbling. On several occasions it was attempted to publish it; twice before it was actually set to print. The last time, the printing was completed in England, but the author's death on December 12st of 1947 intervened, and the edition was not issued' (introduction).

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Price (AUD): $450.00

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