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. Hardcover. Large octavo. xviii + 60 pp. Original gilt decorated purple cloth with color frontispiece and purple endpapers. This copy SIGNED on the titlepage by the editor, Martin P. Starr. First and only Edition - limited to 1000 copies (there was also a sub-limitation of 33 leather bound copies). 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. )." 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. Original publisher's prospectus loosely inserted. Spine a little leaned, top edge lightly flecked, otherwise an unusually bright and clean VG+ copy largely unaffected by the fading to the cloth that is typical of this volume. No dust jacket issued. Item #69411
ISBN: 0913576182

Price: $325.00