Sethos-Behena or ‘Black’ edition:published 2003 by Xoanon: silver stamping on black boards and slip-case, black-on-black endpapers, black ribbon marker, limited to 77 copies only. Each copy is accompanied by an eight-page text in plain card covers, entitled ‘The Rite of Amethystine Light’, hand-produced and signed by the author; also a small talisman hand-painted in walnut ink on oriental snakeskin paper. From the perspective of the author, the ritual serves to complete the foundation of the Azoetic phase of magical work 1992-2003 and to open the way for the Draconist Path ahead.
Book is in near fine condition with some very light shelfwear to slipcase else fine.
Sethos Edition of Azoëtia is the definitive edition of Andrew Chumbley’s groundbreaking foundational work on the Sabbatic Tradition. With significant additions, revisions, and added artwork, it also bears a new introduction by the author taking ten years of publication history into perspective. Over the course of 2002 and 2003, the work was issued in five different forms, all co-designed by Andrew D. Chumbley and Daniel A. Schulke in accordance with dream.