Pearls of Wisdom. Gems from the Journal Black Pearl. James A. ESHELMAN, Aleister Crowley: related works.

Pearls of Wisdom. Gems from the Journal Black Pearl.

Los Angeles: College of Thelema, 2013. First Edition. Softcover. Octavo. 460pp. Glossy printed wrappers. B&w illustrations. The first edition of this collection of essays by James A. Eshelman, Chancellor of the College of Thelema, friend and student of Phyllis Seckler. During the period 1997-2002 Eshelman contributed around 100 essays to the College of Thelema’s biannual journal "Black Pearl." This anthology gathers together over 40 of those essays, many of them substantially updated and expanded, as well as some that were previously unpublished. The book comprises a Preface and three introductory essays on Thelema, with the rest of the essays divided into seven main sections: It’s in the Basics; Magick; Qabalah; Thelema; Sexual Mysteries; Holy Guardian Angel; The Path; followed by three Appendices. Covers lightly rubbed and creased, light bumps to edges and corners, faded ISBN sticker on rear cover -otherwise a tight clean VG+ copy. (Note: what looks like discoloration in the accompanying photograph is simply reflection from the shiny cover). Item #63642
ISBN: 0970449658

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