Oceanside, CA. Thelema Publishing, 1971.
1st Edition. First Edition, SHIH YI, A CRITICAL AND MNEMONIC PARAPHRASE OF THE Yî KING BY KO YUEN
5 3/8" x 6 5/8" xiv + 66pp. with one page of advertisement for the Church of Thelema with a reply card to the Thelema Publication. as well as the Hexagram Selector on the next page.
Maroon faux leather/cloth covered boards with a Salamander gold stamped design on the cover and gold stamping on the spine.
Beautiful marbled swirls of blues, reds and yellow patterned end papers. Different editions had different end papers. Some slight wear and few small stains but overall quite lovely.
Introduction by Soror Grimaud aka Helen Parsons Smith was a member of the Agape Lodge and was initiated in 1941 by Wilfred Smith along with her ex-husband Jack Parsons who later became head of the lodge. They were both mesmerized by Aleister Crowley and his teachings.
A beautiful rare book about the I Ching that was created to simplify the process by Aliester Crowley.
Item #33301 Price: US$1,500.00