The Book of the Law, The Illuminated Edition. Aleister CROWLEY, Susan E. Jameson.
The Book of the Law, The Illuminated Edition.
The Book of the Law, The Illuminated Edition.

The Book of the Law, The Illuminated Edition.

London: Neptune Press, 2004. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Quarto. Unpaginated: approx. 142pp. (iv + 16 + 52 + iv + 66pp). Green cloth, with gilt titles to spine and upper board, red end papers. This edition limited to 500 numbered copies, this being copy 334 (There was also a special sub-limitation of 31 copies containing an original mezzotint by Jameson). A special 'illuminated edition' of The Book of the Law, issued to celebrate the centenary of its 'reception' by Aleister Crowley and his wife, Rose, in Cairo in April 1904. Its comprises a sixteen page Introduction by Hymenaeus Beta compiled from various of Crowley's lesser-known writings on the subject, the illustrated section: 26 leaves, printed on one side only, with the text of the Book of the Law set in a black type, within a border, around which are the intricate color illustrations by Susan Jameson. The artist/designer of the Via Tarot, Jameson is a professional artist, well known in British Thelemic circles. The illustrated section is followed by a reproduction of the original holograph manuscript of The Book of the Law, printed in red, at 93% of the original size. Moderate bump to tail of spine, a couple of light marks on rear board, otherwise a lovely, unused copy in near-Fine condition (no dust jacket issued). Item #61693
ISBN: 0954706323

Price: $250.00