Aleister Crowley; Israel Regardie
Falcon Press, Arizona, USA, 1982. Second Printing. Hardcover. 1133 pages. An impressive and scarce half-leather/faux leather edition. Edited with a preface by Israel Regardie. Some very neat pencil notes here and there. Moderate shelf-wear/soiling, corners slightly bumped, few small scratches to rear cover. A very nice copy of a desirable edition, Very Good.
In the original ten volumes of the Equinox, Alesiter Crowley succeeded in synthesizing the aim of religion and the method of science. Israel Regardie s selections in Gems of the Equinox make a volume that is invaluable to readers, students, and adepts. It includes material on Crowley s magical order, magical rituals, yoga, invocations, and sex magick, among many other topics. Gems from the Equinox is a unique resource that serves as a veritable textbook for the magickal orders AA and O.T.O. Although it is written for the advanced practitioner, beginners will gain much from its many pages of wisdom, including yoga postures and breathing techniques, ceremonial rituals and meditations, an Enochian magick primer, and The Book of the Law. In Gems from the Equinox, Israel Regardie s selections of Aleister Crowley s writings synthesize the aim of religion and the method of science, making it invaluable to readers, students, and adepts. Gems is a must have for every student of Occultism, Mysticism, Thelema, Magick, and comparative religion.