The Book of the Law: Liber Al Vel Legis

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For the first time the Book of the Law is offered in a deluxe, hardcover edition fittingly issued in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Liber AL vel Legis's transmission to Crowley.

Contains the corrected text of the 1938 edition as well as a facsimile of the handwritten manuscript.

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Overview


For the first time the Book of the Law is offered in a deluxe, hardcover edition fittingly issued in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Liber AL vel Legis's transmission to Crowley.

Contains the corrected text of the 1938 edition as well as a facsimile of the handwritten manuscript.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578633081
  • Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
  • Publication date: 3/1/2004
  • Edition description: Deluxe, 100 Anniversary Edition
  • Edition number: 100
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 205,162
  • Product dimensions: 6.36 (w) x 7.22 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Meet the Author


Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) was a magus, poet, sexual athlete, mountaineer, traitor, drug fiend, and Prophet of a New Eon. He has been dubbed "The Wickedest Man in the World." Author of 777, Diary of a Drug Fiend, and Book of Lies, as well as many other books, Crowley, with Freida Harris, also created the bestselling Thoth Tarot Deck.
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Table of Contents

Liber CCXX
Introduction 7
I The Book 7
II The Universe 10
III The Law of Thelema 13
IV The New AEon 15
V The Next Step 19
Liber AL vd Legis sub figura CCXX--The Book of the Law 23
Chapter I25
Chapter II38
Chapter III52
Liber XXXI
Introductory Note to AL: The Book of the Law 69
AL (Liber Legis) The Book of the Law sub figura XXXI 73
The Comment 143
The Stele of Revealing (obverse) 144
The Stele of Revealing (reverse) 145
A Paraphrase of the Inscriptions upon the Obverse of the Stele of Revealing 145
A Paraphrase of the Hieroglyphs of the II Lines upon the Reverse of the Stele 147
Colophon 149
References 151
Editorial Note 157
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