L. vel Legis, or The Book of the Law,
received by Aleister Crowley in Cairo, Egypt in 1904.
Crowley claimed that the contents of the book were dictated
to him by an entity known as Aiwass who claimed to be the
minister of Hoor-paar-kraat. The book consists of
three chapters, each of which was dictated between between
noon and 1 p.m. on three successive days, April 8th, 9th and
reception of the Book, Crowley proclaimed the arrival of a
new stage in the spiritual evolution of humanity, to be
known as the "Æon of Horus."
L. vel Legis.
is bound by hand and measures 7” x 9”. The text is set
in a Lautenbach font and printed in black and red on a
beautiful 75 lb. text weight, acid-free, Neenah Ivorystone
Classic Laid paper specifically chosen for
this edition. The book is bound in a black moire
fabric with red ribbon ties.
original handwritten manuscript is reproduced on acid-free,
24 lb. Royal Sundance Laid Writing paper and contained
loosely in a custom folder tied with string.
and reverse of the Stèle of Revealing are individually
reproduced on heavy 80 lb. cover weight textured paper and
contained in their own separate folder.
Each set is
contained in an oak finished wood box with the lid
silk-screened with a manuscript page from The Book of the
Law. The box has a felt bottom and a special ribbon pull to
allow easy access to the items in the box. A
limitation booklet, bookplate and bookmark are also included
with the set.
Edition limited to
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