This is a Signed first 1984 hardcover edition by the author Israel Regardie. Book is in very good condition with a gently bumped corner, some light soiling and toning due to age and use. Dust jacket has some closed tears and chipping in taped on mylar dust jacket protector. Book is not in collectable condition but a great book for the practitioner.
This is the master compilation of the magical teachings of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn of which Israel Regardie was an initiated Adept. The material in this book is a highly improved version of the ground breaking material in the four-volume set by Dr. Regardie that revolutionized the Occult world in the late 1930s. It includes the Order’s instructions in Ritual Magic, Invocation, Tarot, Qabalah, Enochian, Astrology, Esoteric Doctrine and more, along with the Order’s Initiation Rituals.
This new edition includes a Foreword by the ceremonial magician Lon Milo DuQuette. It also includes a complete Index and detailed Table of Contents, compiled by James Strain, to assist readers in their Golden Dawn studies.
This is a massive and beautiful hardcover book and includes copious illustrations with several in full color.
“Everything you’ll need to know to pursue a serious study of magic is contained within these fascinating volumes.” –Magya Tor, Magical Blend Magazine
About the Author
Israel Regardie (1907-1985) was an Adept of the Golden Dawn. At an early age, Regardie worked as Aleister Crowley’s personal secretary. Regardie was the messenger to the modern world charged with preserving the teachings of Aleister Crowley and the Golden Dawn. He takes his place among such luminaries as Madame Blavatsky, S. L. MacGregor Mathers, Aleister Crowley, and Dion Fortune. Even in such distinguished company, Regardie stands out as a figure of central importance.