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KHIAZMOS: A Book Without Pages. Transmitted through the Oracle of Silence, Here transcribed in Word and Image By the Hand of Alogos. Special Edition.
Xoanon Publishing, 2017. First Edition, First Printing. Full Leather. Fine in Slipcase. Octavo, bound in full black goatskin leather titled and decorated in blind, the spine with 8 raised bands, hand-marbled endpapers, silk bookmark, in slipcase. The Special Edition, limited to 27 hand-numbered copies, this being copy No. 24. 88 pages, printed on heavy stock, with ten automatic drawings by the Author in full colour, and featuring an Afterword by Frater A.H.I. and Soror I.S. of the Cultus Sabbati. A fine copy in slipcase. KHIAZMOS: A BOOK WITHOUT PAGES is one of many magical texts composed as an outer emanation of the work of the Cultus Sabbati. Begun in 1993, KHIAZMOS was initially conceived as a poetic contemplation reflecting the arcana of magical polarities and paradoxes, and upon the emerging witchcraft philosophy of Crooked Path Sorcery hat came to encompass and remains at the heart of the work of the Cultus Sabbati as a whole. Refined over the years by insights born of the Circle of the Magical Art, its final sections were completed in 1999. The grimoire articulates the paradoxical arcanum of Opposition — an essential dynamic force of Sabbatic Witchcraft — which animates the Art of Magic itself, through aphoristic formulae. Like the mystical formats of the riddle, parable, and koan, the book utilizes strategies of arcane, recursive exposition to express transcendent truths about magic, the spirit world, the stance of the sorcerer, and the Sabbat of the Witches. The living book, as conceived in the Vision of the Scribe, possessed the power to transcend its … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Thompson Rare Books - ABAC / ILAB [Hornby Island, BC, Canada]

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