Jimmy Page has spent lockdown indexing his books, he said in a new BBC radio interview. Page spoke to Zoe Ball on July 22 to promote the release of “Scarlet,” a 1974 song he recorded with The Rolling Stones which will be released on their expanded edition of “Goats Head Soup.” Ball asked Page what he’s been doing during lockdown. “I’ve been going through, I’ve been sorting out and indexing my books. I’m actually in the countryside,” Page said.Continue Reading

From Clive Harper: Friends and acquaintances may be surprised by an announcement recently made regarding the sale of books from my collection. So let me assure everyone that in the immortal words of Granny Weatherwax – “I ATEN’T DEAD”. However after nearly half a century of accumulating occult books, I have decided that it is time to “downsize” and over the next year or two, I shall be dispersing the vast majority of my collection.Continue Reading

A Rough Guide to Aiwass, the Cairo Working, Thelema and the New Aeon of Horus. Presented in plain English and virtually free from occult terminology, allegory, symbolism and associated cipher-babble. Unlike all other brands of Thelema, this one fits all known facts, makes perfect sense, and works! The advent ofContinue Reading

‘To become an Initiate you need to uncover what has been previously hidden both in yourself and in your understanding of the forces of nature, learning how to explore and develop your own self-actualisation. A true Initiate does not use powers to be better, wiser, more advanced or somehow superior to others but works towards a co-operative and careful use of power for the good of all. Psychosynthesis is excellent for both initiation and therapy because at its centre are tried esoteric and magical practices, updated by Roberto Assagioli, the founder of Psychosynthesis, and various practitioners after him, to make them relevant and useful in our modern world.’Continue Reading

The always-interesting and highly regarded bookseller, Liber-AL.com, is holding an anniversary sale to mark the store’s fourth year. There are over 200 items in the sale, many massively reduced, up to 40% in many cases. Included are many early, rare and/or limited editions mostly related to Aleister Crowley. The sale is running until Tuesday 4th September at which point the prices go back to normal. It’s a genuine opportunity to grab some real bargains.Continue Reading

Exciting pre-announcement of the September 2017 publication of what looks likely to be a very significant publication, Kevin Klein’s two-volume (1,728 pages) The Complete Mystical Records of Dr John Dee: Transcribed from the 16th-Century Manuscripts Documenting Dee’s Conversations with Angels… A lavishly packaged, two-volume box set containing the most faithful andContinue Reading

News of an interesting auction… A collection of esoteric philosophy books previously owned by Frank and Gail Zappa, including Znuz is Znees: Memoirs of a Magician by C.F. Russell (self published, 1970); The Book of Wisdom or Folly, in the Form of an Epistle of 666 the Great and WildContinue Reading

Historian Gary Lachman delivers a fascinating, rollicking biography of literary and cultural rebel Colin Wilson, one of the most adventurous, hopeful, and least understood intellects of the past century. You will embark on the intellectual ride of a lifetime in this rediscovery of the life and work of writer, rebel,Continue Reading

The usual excellence from Weiser Antiquarian… Aleister Crowley & Associates Used and Rare Books and Items of Ephemera It is a typically varied catalogue, with ordinary second hand books as well as rarities. Amongst the latter are a copy of the special edition (on handmade paper) of Clouds Without Water (1909);Continue Reading

Midian Books continue to impress with the quality of their lists – and the latest is no exception… Here are some choice items that will be of interest to visitors to LAShTAL.COM. Continue reading for contact details if you want to see the full list… 131002B. ALEISTER CROWLEY: THE BOOKContinue Reading

Weiser Antiquarian: 103 - TBOTL

Another list from Weiser Antiquarian, this one focusing on The Book Of The Law, and it’s once again a treasure house of delights. Many remarkable items at reasonable prices… Weiser Antiquarian Books Catalogue No. 103Aleister Crowley and The Book of the Law Weiser Antiquarian Books is pleased to announce theContinue Reading

My thanks to Blair MacKenzie Blake… Recently printed: a limited number of a revised and expanded (and corrected) second edition of The Wickedest Books In The World by Blair MacKenzue Blake and with a Foreword by Danny Carey. This is a glossy large format softcover with over 60 full colorContinue Reading

Available soon from Oxford University Press… Aleister Crowley and Western Esotericism Edited by Henrik Bogdan and Martin P. Starr Hardback, 384 pagesAug 2012Price: $99.00 Henrik Bogdan and Martin P. Starr offer the first comprehensive examination of one of the twentieth century’s most distinctive occult iconoclasts. Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) was aContinue Reading