Seasonal Rites of Baal and Astarte & Prince Aghat and the Magick Bow. Carroll "Poke" RUNYON, signed.

Seasonal Rites of Baal and Astarte & Prince Aghat and the Magick Bow.

Silverado, CA: C.H.S., Inc., 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Softcover. Quarto. viii + 196pp. Printed card wrappers. B&W and 8 colour illustrations on 2 pages. SIGNED by Poke Runyon on the title-page. Comprises a revised version of the previously unpublished "Seasonal Ceremonies of the Ordo Templi Astartes" and revised versions of the author's editorials from "The Seventh Ray" (1974 & 1975). In addition to an introduction, the rituals, etc. the book contains an essay "Religious Experience in a Modern Magical Order" by Robert S. Ellwood, Jr. "The Order of the Temple of Astarte: A Female Perspective" by Soror Astrea, and a novella by Runyon, "Prince Aqhat and the Magick Bow," a retelling of the pre-Biblical epic Aqhat. NOTE, this is the original 1998 First Printing - not the 2004 reprint with which many sellers seem to confuse it. According to a notice by the Order this 1998 first edition was printed "in a very limited quantity primarily for Church and Order members" and is thus quite uncommon. A little light shelf-wear, otherwise a Fine copy. Item #59423
ISBN: 0965488144

Price: $120.00

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