ALEISTER CROWLEY

Writings by Aleister Crowley and his disciples and scholars. Biographies, critiques and occult text-books.

Aleister Crowley, the self-styled Mega Therion, Great Beast 666, was an occult practitioner and mystic who believed he had received a new religious dispensation from an alien entity through an audibly dictated Holy Book 'The Book of the Law' ( Liber Al vel Legis ).

He spent the remainder of his life in literary and artistic pursuits intended to spread his new religio-occult system into areas of influence around the world in an attempt to implement the political-religious tenets of the teachings of Thelema as given in the Book of the Law.

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CROWLEY Aleister 
The Book of the Law
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Facsimile of the OTO 1938 edition of Crowley's Liber al vel Legis, founding document of the New Aeon of Thelema.
ISBN0877283346
666, aleister crowley, thelema, oto, liber al vel legis

VG- softcover with light crease to cover.
$10 A/A
Samuel Weiser 1991, 50+65pp.
[#3799 ]



CROWLEY Aleister and Frieda Harris (illustrator) 
The Book of Thoth
A short essay on the Tarot of the Egyptians (The Equinox Volume III Number V.)
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A Thelemic interpretation of the Tarot by Crowley.
Includes the Theory of the Tarot, descriptions of the Court Cards, Small Cards and the Trumps.
8 colour plates.
ISBN0877282684
tarocchi, OTO, thelema, tarot, divination, occult

VG softback
$25 C/C
Samuel Weiser 1993, 287pp.
[#2730 ]



CROWLEY Aleister and Frieda Harris (illustrator) 
The Book of Thoth
A short essay on the Tarot of the Egyptians (The Equinox Volume III Number V.)
Rare Level Press edition.
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A Thelemic interpretation of the Tarot by Crowley.
Includes the Theory of the Tarot, descriptions of the Court Cards, Small Cards and the Trumps.
8 colour plates.
ISBN0877282684
tarocchi, OTO, thelema, tarot, divination, occult, collectable

G+ softback with edge wear and some soiling. Water mark to fore edge of prelims (before page 1). A few instances of minor pen notation.
$30 C/B
Level Press 1974, xii 247pp.
[#2773 ]



CROWLEY Aleister edited by John Symonds and Kenneth Grant 
The Confessions of Aleister Crowley
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The 6 parts of Crowley's 'Autohagiography', the autobiography of a saint, from his birth up to his expulsion from the Abbey of Thelema in Sicily.
ISBN9780140191899
666, OTO, aleister crowley, biography, occult

G+ large paper back with some cover wear.
$75 B/D
Arkana 1989 first softback edition, 960pp.
[#3800 ]



CROWLEY Aleister edited by Francis King 
Crowley on Christ
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Rare first edition thus after a limited typescript of 1953, which was originally titled The Gospel According to Bernard Shaw.
Crowley's wit and intellect on George Bernard Shaw's Androcles and the Lion, the Gospels, Jesus of Nazareth and Christianity in general.
ISBN0852071310
Aleister Crowley, Ordo Templi Orientis, Mysticism, Spirituality, Christ, Jesus, Thelema

VG- hardback in VG- dust jacket. The unclipped jacket has small closed tear at top of front panel which has been repaired on the reverse with archival tape. Free end paper has bookshop stamp, and the title page has a small bookseller label stuck on to it.
$195 C/C
C W Daniel 1974 First Edition, 232pp.
[#3654 ]




CROWLEY Aleister, HP Blavatsky, JFC Fuller & Charles Stansfeld Jones  
Commentaries on the Holy Books and Other Papers, Equinox IV No 1

A variety of commentaries by Crowley on many A.'.A.'. and O.T.O. Class A Documents. Also includes a variety of documents pertaining to the A.'.A.'. training system. ISBN 0877289050

Good only was a new copy but has had some water damping to fore edge and corner, affects mainly the closed edges only, but also on to the margins at the first 50pp and the margins of the plates
$50 C/C
Weiser 1996 rare edition even in this first soft cover printing, x 382 pp + plates. Salvaged from my shop post earthquake, has my shop label to rear cover (removable). Rare even in this condition. [#2088 occult]





CROWLEY Aleister with Victor B Neuberg and Mary Desti 
The Vision and Voice - With Commentary and Other Papers

Being The Equinox Volume 4, Number 2. The Collected Diaries of Aleister Crowley 1909-1914 e.v.
In 1909, Crowley received and wrote down his visions in the Sahara. In them, he gives an account of crossing the Abyss and attaining the grade of Master of the Temple. The core of this book is a record of his visions of the 30 Aethyres of the Enochian Magick developed by John Dee and Edward Kelley. It includes Crowley's own diagrams and the original typescript of the Commentaries. There is also a record of Crowley's magical work conducted with Victor B. Neuberg, and includes the "Esoteric Record of the Paris Working" as well as "The Holy Hymns to the Great Gods of Heaven". ISBN0877289069
FIRST EDITION in softcovers. N.B. this is NOT the Red Wheel edition.

VG softback, edges curled, incense aroma
$200 B/C
Samuel Weiser 1998, xiv 452 pp. [#2769 occult, thelema, crowley ]





CROWLEY Aleister edited by Israel Regardie 
777 and other Qabalistic Writings of Aleister Crowley

This edition includes Liber 777, Gematria (from Equinox Volume 1, Number 5), and Sepher Sephiroth (from Equinox Volume 1, Number 8). ISBN0877286701

G+ softback with minor wear and soiling to covers
$20 C/C
Samuel Weiser 1991, various pagination completes 336 pages. [#2732 occult ]





CROWLEY Aleister 
The Book of Lies

Which is also falsely called breaks. The wanderings or falsifications of the one thought of Frater Perdurabo. Mystical aphorisms hiding spiritual truths. ISBN0877285160

NEW VG+ softback
$30 C/B
Samuel Weiser 1996, 196pp. [# 2734 occult]





CROWLEY Aleister edited by Hymenaeus Beta and Richard Kaczynski 
The Revival of Magick and Other Essays (Oriflamme 2)

A selection of essays on various topics, magickal, philosophical, political and Thelemic. ISBN1561841331

NEW VG+ softback
$45 C/C
New Falcon and OTO 1998 first edition, 240pp. [#2735 occult]





CROWLEY Aleister related  Pour Monsieur Magazine Vol 4 No 2
Magick-The Aeon of Horus, an article in the Australian 'Men's Interest' magazine with some naked photography as well as life style articles etc. Includes 3 page text article on the Golden Dawn magical revival and Crowley's Cult of Thelema / Horus etc. and Sex Magick.

VG softback magazine
$15 B/A
Nohula Pty 1982, 128 pages. [#2659 occult ]





CROWLEY Aleister 
The Great Beast Speaks
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Sleeve states this is the first official release of the rare recordings originally made circa 1920 on a wax cylinder.
Crowley reciting his poetry, Enochian Calls, and excerpts from The Gnostic Mass
5018584005026
spoken word, Aliester Crowley, thelema, 666, audio CD

VG gem case CD with sleeve.
$20 C/A
M.O.D. undated DISGUST 1
[#3624 ]



GOLDING Louis 
The Camberwell Beauty
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A novel about black magic and infatuation.
One of the characters, who runs a mystical retreat in Sicily, is based upon Aleister Crowley.
magic, novel, fiction, italy

VG- hardback with no dust jacket, top corner a little bumped. Paper stock age browned.
$35 C/B
Hutchinson 1953 first printing in the Collected Edition. 272pp.
[#3875 ]



HUTCHINSON Roger 
Aleister Crowley, the Beast Demystified
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A biography the the Beast 666, the Prophet of the Age of Horus and one who led a very flamboyant life.
Poet, mountaineer, explorer, magician and addict.
ISBN9781845961329
666, OTO, thelema

VG paperback, paper scar to inside of rear cover
$15 C/B
Mainstream Publishing 2006, 220pp.
[#3874 ]



PSYCHONAUT (Michael W. Ford) 
Liber Al Vel Legis
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The Book Of The Law by Aleister Crowley was recorded by Psychonaut during March-April 1998 at Alamut Studios in Indianapolis, IN.
This is a limited edition pressing of 500 copies as an audio CD.
Michael utilized Crowley's instructions on discipline, yoga and will to master the self.
During this working, the Holy Guardian Angel was revealed to Michael during the recordings and mixing of the work.
Electronic, Dark Ambient, Experimental, Tribal, occult, music

As New digipak audio CD.
$20 C/A
Athanor, France 2001. 75 minutes (ATNR 013)
[#3621 ]



THE ROYAL FAMILY AND THE POOR (Mike Keane) 
Songs For The Children Of Baphomet
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A Musickal Celebration on The Theme Of Magick & A Tribute To The Life & Works Of Aleister Crowley (1875-1947)
Special limited edition of 2000 hand numbered copies & individually hand-finished booklet. THIS COPY #253
Electronic, Dark Ambient, Experimental, Tribal, occult, music

As New gemcased audio CD. Crack to base of case.
$30 C/A
Gaia Communications, U.K. 2001, (GAIA 004)
[#3622 ]



SPENCE Richard B. 
Secret Agent 666 : Aleister Crowley, British Intelligence and the Occult
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Crowley The Great Beast, has been the subject of several biographies, some painting him as a misunderstood genius, others as a manipulative charlatan. None of them have looked seriously at his career as an agent of British Intelligence. Using documents gleaned from British, American, French, and Italian archives, Spence sensationally reveals that Crowley played a major role in the sinking of the Lusitania, a plot to overthrow the government of Spain, the thwarting of Irish and Indian nationalist conspiracies, and the 1941 flight of Rudolf Hess. Spence claims that a great many of Crowley's acquaintances were themselves associated with the intelligence apparatus, and believes his mysticism was a perfect cover for espionage.
ISBN9781932595338
OTO, politics, MI5, MI6, Viereck, Nazi, Occult

VG+ softbck
$20 C/C
Feral House 2008 first edition, 288pp.
[#3530 ]





ST CLAIR David  
Bloodline

The blood descendants of Aleister Crowley get together for some Black Magic and Human Sacrifice!
Shlock horror by an author who has also delved into occult non-fiction. Little actual basis in fact here though! ISBN 055213323X

VG+ paperback $7 A/B Corgi 1989 first edition, paperback, 352pp. [PB1388 occult fiction ]




SUSTER Gerald   The Legacy of the Beast The Life, Work and Influence of Aleister Crowley
VG light handling wear $20 C/C Weiser 1989 first US edition, softcover, 229pp + photo section. ISBN 0877286973 [#2139 occult]

SYMONDS John 
The Great Beast
The Life of Aleister Crowley, The Great Beast 666 (second impression of first edition)

The groundbreaking biography of The Great Beast 666, Prophet of the Aeon of Horus etc. Written by his literary executor who had full access to his papers and diaries etc. Symonds later expanded and revised some of this material in subsequent books.
Mainly deals with Crowley's childhood and university/ Golden Dawn days, less on O.T.O. Thelemic system but as to be expected covers the reception of the Book of the Law etc.

VG- hardback with faint wear to joints, pencil inscription to fep, some foxing, mainly to page margins. No dust jacket.
$75 C/C
Rider 1951 second impression, blue cloth 8vo, 316pp + plates.
[Item# 38 OCC ]



SYMONDS John 
The Great Beast

The Life of Aleister Crowley, The Great Beast 666.
Cover art by Cy Webb. Panther 612

VG paperback with minor handling wear to covers. Binding opened halfway through book but all pages holding well.
$40 A/A
Panther 1956 FIRST PAPERBACK EDITION, 320 pages.
[PB1383 occult ]




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