De Arte Magica

De Arte Magica, one of the technical books by Aleister Crowley, published as a pamphlet by Sure Fire Press and the Holmes Publishing Group, is part of the collection at the Reading Room.

Aleister Crowley's De Arte Magica (Liber CDXIV, Book 414) from Sure Fire Press and Holmes Publishing Group

This is Liber CDXIV (Book 414) and was originally written by Crowley between Sep 6 and Oct 8, 1914. Although this document was released and widely disseminated by Ordo Templi Orientis under the same limited license as the other text files, it is now considered by the Order to be under seal of a particular degree. One particular chapter of this book, “Of Eroto-comatose Lucidity”, is still widely available as Liber CDLI (Book 451). Another special edition of this text is still available from J D Holmes, as of the time of this post, from a limited run of 9 hand-numbered copies, published in 2001.

 

 

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