Amrita. Essays in Magical Rejuvenation. Aleister. Edited and CROWLEY, Martin P. Starr.
Amrita. Essays in Magical Rejuvenation.

Amrita. Essays in Magical Rejuvenation.

Kings Beach, CA: Thelema Publications, 1990. First edition - Deluxe. Hardcover. Large Octavo. xviii + 60 pp. Original gilt decorated purple leather with color frontispiece and purple endpapers. No. 33 of a deluxe edition of 33 leather bound copies (there was also a cloth bound edition of 1000 copies). THE EDITOR'S OWN COPY. A collection of Aleister Crowley's writings on occult medicine, particularly on Amrita: an ambrosia or "elixir of life" said to ensure longevity, restore youth and energy, and bestow various occult boons. It was referred to by Crowley as "the principal Secret of the Ordo Templi Orientis (O.T.O. )." Edited with an introduction by Martin P. Starr. Contents are: Foreword by Soror Grimaud (Helen Parsons Smith); Introduction by Martin P. Starr; A. M. R. I. T. A. ; The Elixir of Life: Our Magical Medicine; The Elixir of Life (I); The Elixir of Life (II); The Order of the Purifications on Waking; Remarkable Experiment with the Elixir of Life; AMRITA; Additional Cases; IT; On Food. Although not marked as such, this copy is from the library of the editor, Martin P. Starr. Merest hint of rubbing and one or two barely noticeable indentations to the leather (probably there from the outset). Otherwise a near Fine copy. Item #63237

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