One of only 500 signed and hand numbered hardcover copies. Each incorporates 258 pages and over 140 colour and black and white illustrations with many being seen here for the first time.
Here you will find first-hand information on the structure and meetings of the Hell Fire Club, the sexual-alchemical and neo-pagan symbolism of its customs and architecture, and a disclosure for the first time of the technology of self-discovery which lies at the heart of traditional Thelema.
Today the Hell Fire Club remains a society of equals, its members are both men and women of all ages, all are free to assay the journey of the soul and all convene in a sacrament of freedom honouring alike the sacred within us all.
A facsimile of the incredibly rare ‘Hebrew Epistle’ of Dashwood’s daughter Rachel Frances Antonina.
Rare information on the 1940’s ‘Phoenix Nest’ group which met at West Wycombe influencing the thought of occult researchers including Aleister Crowley, Gerald Gardner, Robert Cochrane, Evan John Jones and members up to the present day.
All is complete with ten detailed appendices and two select bibliographies.
“..The fragments of the Hell Fire Club’s inner teachings that are gathered here have come from all surviving streams, the names of the guardians of these truths are all but lost, only a strange heraldry remains: signs of Heart, Eye, Lamp and Anchor flaming vividly through the dark….”
Originally published and circulated in private amongst members as a series of ‘Chapter Papers’, the material in this book vividly describes the inner world of one of the most famous (some say infamous) societies in history.