Liber L vel Bogus: The Real Confession of Aleister Crowley – Free Download

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Richard T Cole, author of ‘Liber L vel Bogus: The Real Confession of Aleister Crowley’, has chosen to make a digital download of the book available in full through LAShTAL.COM. This download is available to members with immediate effect. And it is FREE. The author is to be commended for his generosity. He is making it freely available through this… Read more »

Kenneth Anger: ‘The occult never quite goes away’

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Branding and product placement cast dark shadows over everyone eventually – even occultists such as Kenneth Anger who this weekend debuts a new gallery project, Lucifer Brothers Workshop, at the Art Los Angeles Contemporary fair in Santa Monica, California. Anger, at 88, is best known for his Magick Lantern Cycle series of spooky but highly influential films, including Inauguration of… Read more »

Robert Taylor: Memorial Art Show

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We heard recently of the passing of Robert Taylor, Typhonian book illustrator… To all friends and fans of Robert (Taylor) Agasucci aka Stafford Stone, please come and celebrate his life and afterlife at a memorial art show where you can view and also purchase his artworks. The opening party is Friday 18 March, 6pm start (tbc), at the London Horse… Read more »

Weiser Antiquarian Catalogue: Collection of David Tibet

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Thanks for the feedback regarding the opportunity to view photographs and details of Weiser Antiquarian’s sale of the original holograph manuscript of Crowley’s ‘The Book Of Lies’. That item has now sold but members of this site will, I’m sure, be interested to read: The second part of the catalogue comprises a small group of books from the library of… Read more »

AC’s Original MS: The Book Of Lies

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We’re used to seeing remarkable items for sale from Weiser Antiquarian, but this is simply extraordinary! (NB: This item is now SOLD.)  Aleister Crowley, The original holograph manuscript of “The Book of Lies.” [Full title:] Liber CCCXXXIII (333), The Book of Lies Which is Also Falsely Called BREAKS the Wanderings or Falsifications of the One Thought of Frater Perdurabo Which Thought… Read more »

Beyond The Mauve Zone: Reprint

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Beyond The Mauve Zone by Kenneth Grant The programme of restoring to print all volumes of the Typhonian Trilogies continues with the scheduled release of this, the eighth and penultimate volume, in Spring 2016. First published in 1999, this sought-after volume has been out of print for many years now, and its republication has been eagerly anticipated. In the meantime,… Read more »

CLASSIFIED AD: Original Crowley Handwritten Letter

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For sale by longstanding member of LAShTAL.COM: Original handwritten letter by Aleister Crowley. The document is a letter to Lady Frieda Harris in the context of the publication of the Tarot of Thoth. Torquay 1941, although probably Bell Inn, Buckinghamshire. 140 words. 8×5-inch sheet of beige paper. With strikeout in Torquay Hotel. It is sheet 5 and 6 of the… Read more »

Demon Things Conference 2016

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Demon Things Conference 2016 at Swansea University and The Egypt Centre, Wales, UK. This international conference explores the range and variation of liminal entities the Ancient Egyptians believed capable of harm and help from the Predynastic through the Coptic periods. While previous demonological conferences focussed on issues related to definitions, we invite scholars to discuss the manifestations of demons through… Read more »

Magical thinking: the history of science, sorcery and the spiritual

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A perceptive and intelligent review of Brian Copenhaver’s ‘The Book of Magic: From Antiquity to the Enlightenment‘, by Rowan Williams (ex-Archbishop of Canterbury), published in the current issue of ‘New Statesman‘… Sir James Frazer still casts a long shadow. The wonderful intellectual fugue that is Frazer’s Golden Bough, the 12 volumes of its definitive edition published mostly in the years… Read more »