8 April 1909 Victor B. Neuburg took the oath of Probationer
in Aleister Crowley's newly formed magical order the A\A\
For his motto as a Probationer he took the name Omnia
Vincam. In June of 1909 Neuburg traveled from
Cambridge to Crowley's home, Boleskine House. The purpose of
his visit was to begin a 10-day magical retirement under
magical diary provides a detailed look at Crowley's method
of training and Neuburg's experiences during this 10-day
period from 18 - 27 June 1909. It's a day-by-day
record filled with minute detail, including Crowley's notes
and comments on Neuburg's progress, or lack thereof as the
case may be.
The Magical Record.
is bound by hand and measures 7” x 9”. 114 pages.
The text is set in Sofia and Nyala fonts and printed in
black, red and blue on a beautiful 24 lb., acid-free, Royal
Laid paper specifically chosen for this project. The
cover is crafted from glued-up acid-free paper and cloth.
large size (5 1/2" x 8 1/2") photographs of Boleskine House
and the surrounding estate are included. These
photographs document how Boleskine House appeared around the
time Neuburg was visiting Crowley in 1909. The photographs
are loosely contained in a string-tied portfolio crafted
from glued-up acid-free paper and cloth to match the binding
of the diary.
bookmark and bookplate is included with the set.
limited to 75 numbered copies.