Khing Kang King: The Classic of Purity. Liber XXI. Aleister CROWLEY, Ko Yuen.

Khing Kang King: The Classic of Purity. Liber XXI.

King's Beach, CA: Thelema Publications, 1973. First Thelema Publications Edition. Hardcover. Small Octavo. 22pp (printed only on recto side of page). Blue-gray cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine and front cover. Printed in blue with deckled page edges. Light blue tint to fore-edge. Originally published by Crowley in 1939 in an edition of 100 copies (of which arguably less than a quarter were distributed) this is the books second ever publication. The publisher, Thelema Publications, was run by Helen Parsons-Smith, ex-wife of Jack Parsons and long time member of Agape Lodge of the OTO. She brought out two editions of the work, one in 1973, and one in 1974. This is the 1973 edition - the true first issue of the Thelema publications edition. A hint of bruising to the corners, one small black spot on rear board, otherwise a near-Fine copy (no dust jacket issued). Item #56177
ISBN: 0913576077

Price: $145.00

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