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                              THE WINGED BEETLE

                             By ALEISTER CROWLEY

              PRIVATELY PRINTED: TO BE HAD THROUGH "THE EQUINOX"

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                                   CONTENTS

ROSA Coeli --- Abjad-i-al'ain --- The Hermit --- The Wizard Way --- The Wings
--- The Garden of Janus --- The Two Secrets --- The Priestess of Panormita ---
The Hawk and the Babe --- The Duellists --- Athor and Asar --- After Judgment
--- The Five Adorations -- Telepathy --- The Swimmer --- The Muse --- The God
and the Girl --- Rosemary --- Au Bal --- Disappointment --- The Octopus ---
The Eyes of Dorothy --- Bathyllus --- The Mantra-Yogi --- The Poet and his
Muse --- Lilith --- Sport and Marriage --- The Twins --- The Convert --- The
Sorceress --- The Child --- Clytie --- A Slim Gilt Soul --- The Silence of
Columbine --- The Archaeologist --- The Ladder --- Belladonna --- The Poet at
Bay --- Ut --- Rosa Decidua --- The Circle and the Point --- In Memoriam ---
Ad Fidelem Infidelem --- The Sphinx --- The Jew of Fez --- The Pentagram ---
Song --- An Hymn --- Prologue to Rodin in Rime --- The Camp Fire --- Ave
Adonai --- The Wild Ass --- The Opium-Smoker --- In Manu Dominae.
   Mr. Todd: a Morality.
   TRANSLATIONS: L'Amour et le Cr?ne --- L'Alchimie de Douleur --- Le Vampire
--- Le Balcon --- Le Gout de L'Infini --- L'H?autontimoroumenos --- Le vin de
L'Assassin --- Woman --- Tout Enti?re --- Le vin des Amants --- Le Revenant
--- Lola de Valence --- Le Beau Navire --- L'Invitation au Voyage --- Epilogue
to "Petits Po?ms en Prose" --- Colloque Sentimental --- En Sourdine --- The
Magician



                      MR. NEUBURG'S NEW VOLUME OF POEMS.

"                            "Imperial" 16mo, pp. 200

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"                 "Now ready.  Order through" The Equinox, "or of"
                               ""any Bookseller."

                             THE TRIUMPH OF PAN.

                         POEMS By VICTOR B. NEUBURG.

   This volume, containing many poems, --- nearly all of them hitherto
unpublished --- besides THE TRIUMPH OF PAN, includes THE ROMANCE OF OLIBA
VANE.
   The First Edition is limited to Two Hundred and Fifty copies: Two Hundred
and Twenty on ordinary paper, whereof less than Two Hundred are for sale; and
thirty on Japanese vellum, of which Twenty-five are for sale.  These latter
copies are numbered, and signed by the Author.  The binding is half-parchment
with crimson sides; the ordinary copies are bound in crimson boards, half
holland.
   The price of ordinary copies is Five Shillings net; of the special copies,
One Guinea net.

                      EXTRACTS FROM FIRST NOTICES.

   "Not everyone will care for Mr. Neuburg's tone in all the pieces, but he is
undoubtedly a poet to be reckoned with, and a volume so original as this is
should create no small stir.  It is superbly produced by the publishers." ---
"Sussex Daily News."
   "When one comes to the poems ... it is evident that they are written in
English.... In a certain oblique and sub-sensible sense, eloquent and
musical....Distinctly Wagnerian in their effects...." --- "Scotsman."
   "It is full of 'the murmurous monotones of whispering lust,' 'the song of
young desire,' and that kind of poppycock." --- "London Opinion."
   "A competent master of words and rhythms. ... His esoteric style is
unreasonably obscure from an intelligent plain poetry-lover's standpoint."
--- "Morning Leader."
   "A charming volume of poems... Pagan glamour ... passion and vigour. ...
'Sigurd's Songs' are commendable for dealing with the all too largely
neglected Scandinavian Theology. ... A scholarly disciple. ... The entire
volume is eminently recommendable." --- "Jewish Chronicle."
   "A gorgeous rhapsody. ... Fortunately, there are the police. ... On the
whole, we cannot help regretting that such splendid powers of imagination and
expression are flung away in such literary rioting." --- "Light."
   "Sometimes of much beauty of rhythm and phrase. ..." ---"Times."
   "Poets who have any originality deserve to be judged by their own standard.
... A Neo-mystic or semi-astrological pantheist. ..." --- "Liverpool Echo."
   "Love-making appears to have an added halo in his eyes if it is associated
with delirium or bloodshed. ... Mr. Neuburg has a 'careless rapture' all his
own; the carelessness, indeed, is just the trouble.  His versification is
remarkable, and there is something impressive in its mere fluency. ... So
luxurious, so rampant, a decadence quickly palls. ... On the whole, this book
must be pronounced a quite grievous exhibition of recklessness and folly." ---
"Manchester Guardian."
   "...We began to be suspicious of him. ... Hardly the sort of person we
should care to meet on a dark night with a knobby stick in his hand. ... This
clever book." --- "Academy."
   "A vivid imagination fostered by a keen and loving insight of nature, and
this allied to a command of richly adorned language ... have already assured
for the author a prominent place amongst present-day poets. ... An
enthusiastic devotion to classic song ... sustained metrical charm.  From the
first to last the poet's work is an important contribution to the century's
literature." --- "Publishers' Circular."
   "This [book] contains the answer to a very well-known riddle propounded by
the late Elizabeth Barrett Browning.  You remember she asked in one of her
poems, 'What was he doing to Great God Pan: Down in the reeds by the River?'
Well, Mr. Victor Neuburg has discovered the answer, for he was obviously
wandering near the river if he was not hidden in the reeds. ..." --- "Robert
Ross in "The Bystander."
   "There is no question about the poetic quality of much of Mr. Neuburg's
verse. ... We are given visions of love which open new amorous possibilities."
--- "Daily Chronicle."


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                         ALCHEMY: Ancient and Modern.
Being a brief account of the Alchemistic Doctrines, and their relations to
Mysticism on the one hand, and to recent discoveries in Physical Science on
the other hand; together with some particulars regarding the lives and
teachings of the most noted Alchemists.
                           BY H. STANLEY REDGROVE.
                             B.Sc. (Lond.), F.C.S
         AUTHOR OF "ON THE CALCULATION OF THERMO-CHEMICAL CONSTANTS,"
                    "MATTER, SPIRIT, AND THE COSMOS," ETC.
"                     "WITH SIXTEEN FULL PAGE ILLUSTRATIONS"
"           "(including Portraits of the most celebrated Alchemists)."
                              __________________
 CONTENTS: THE MEANING OF ALCHEMY --- THE THEORY OF PHYSICAL ALCHEMY --- THE
    ALCHEMISTS --- THE OUTCOME OF ALCHEMY --- THE AGE OF MODERN CHEMISTRY
                             --- MODERN ALCHEMY.
"                         ""Some Opinions of the Press."
   "A thoroughly well-informed study of the subject, which has the merit of
being more sympathetic than such studies often are, and not less learned." ---
"The Scotsman."
   "This book is worth reading as a study in parallelism, and it has the merit
of being written by one who is thoroughly well acquainted with both sides of
his subject." --- "The Observer."
   "Mr. Redgrove gives a careful and unbiassed account of alchemy, and traces
its progress until it is absorbed by scientific chemistry.  he also gives,
from the layman's point of view, perhaps the most lucid account that has yet
been rendered of the modern theories of matter and the ether." --- "The Outlook"
   "This remarkable book." --- "T.P.'s Weekly."
   "Exceedingly interesting book." --- "Modern Society."
   "This unexpectedly arresting book. ... Some of the author's accounts of
what was done and believed by the masters in alchemy are most instructive. ...
Highly suggestive comparisons between the old men and the latter-day trend of
science." --- "Manchester City News."

_____________________________________________________________________________

"               "Ready early in March. " 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 "in." 560 "pp."
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                       DEATH: Its Causes and Phenomena.

                    WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO IMMORTALITY.
                            BY HEREWARD CARRINGTON
Late Member of the Council of the American Institute for Scientific Research.
  Author of "Vitality, Fasting, and Nutrition," "The Coming Science," "The
                Physical Phenomena of Spiritualism," etc. etc.
                                     AND
                                JOHN R. MEADER
                               ("GRAHAM HOOD")
 Member of the American Statistical Society and of the Society for Psychical
               Research, Author of "The Laws of Success," etc.
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                                  CONTENTS.
   PREFACE.  PART I. "Physiological." --- I. The Scientific Aspect of Life and
Death.  II. The Signs of Death.  III. Trance, Catalepsy, Suspended Animation,
etc.  IV. Premature Burial.  V. Burial, Cremation, Mummification.  VI. The
Causes of Death.  VII. Old Age; its Scientific Study.  By Hereward Carrington.
VIII. My Own Theory of Death.  By Hereward Carrington.  IX. My Own Theory of
Death.  By John R. Meader.  X. On the Possible Unification of our Theories.
XI. The "Questionnaire" on Death.  Answers.  XII. General Conclusions.
   PART II. "Historic Speculations on Death." --- I. Man's Theories about
Immortality.  II. The Philosophical Aspect of Death and Immortality.  III. The
Theological Aspect of Death and Immortality.  IV. The Common Arguments for
Immortality.
   PART III. "Scientific Attempts to Solve the Problem." --- Introductory.  I.
The Moment of Death.  II. Visions of the Dying.  III. Death Described from
Beyond the Veil.  IV. Experiments in Photographing and Weighting the Soul.  V.
Death Coincidences.  VI. The Testimony of Science --- Psychical Research.
VII. On the Intra-Cosmic Difficulties of Communication.  VIII. Conclusions.
                      Appendices.  Bibliography.  Index.
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                       The Star in the West

                               BY

                     CAPTAIN J. F. C. FULLER

            "FOURTH LARGE EDITION NOW IN PREPARATION"

             THROUGH THE EQUINOX AND ALL BOOKSELLERS

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              A highly original study of morals and
              religion by a new writer, who is as
              entertaining as the average novelist is
              dull.  Nowadays human thought has
              taken a brighter place in the creation:
              our emotions are weary of bad baronets
              and stolen wills; they are now only
              excited by spiritual crises, catastrophes of
              the reason, triumphs of the intelligence.
              In these fields Captain Fuller is a master
              dramatist.

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