The Book of Lies, which is also falsely called Breaks. The Wanderings or Falsifications of the One Thought of Father Perdurabo (Aleister Crowley), which Thought is Itself Untrue. A Reprint, with Additional Commentary to Each Chapter
New York, Samuel Weiser, Inc., 1972/ 1952 (revised edition)/ 1913.
Octavo, 196 pages plus 2 plates.
Cloth; endpapers lightly offset; tiny light stain to the top corner of the front free endpaper; an excellent copy with the dustwrapper slightly chipped, rubbed and torn.
'"The Book of Lies" is a witty, instructive, and admirable collection of paradoxes; however, it is not a philosophical or mystical treatise. Actually, its subtleties exhilarate. Scholars have said it is "stupendously idiotic and amazingly clever"' (and this is just the blurb, and only the beginning of the blurb at that!).
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