Edited, annotated and introduced by
[From the Samuel Weiser edition]
This first one-volume edition of Book Four is dedicated
to the memory of the A∴ A∴ members
who contributed to the creation and
publication of the first editions
of its four parts
Soror Ouarda (Rose Edith Crowley, 1874-1932)
Frater Per Ardua (Maj.-Gen. John Frederick Charles Fuller, 1878-1966)
Soror Agatha (Leila Waddell, 1880-1932)
Soror Virakam (Mary Desti, 1871-1931)
Soror Rhodon (Mary Butts, 1890-1937)
Soror Alostrael (Leah Hirsig, 1883-1951)
Frater Volo Intelligere (Gerald Joseph Yorke, 1901-1983)
and to its principal author
Frater Perdurabo (Aleister Crowley, 1875-1947)
To see the elect most joyfully refreshed
With every good thing and celestial manna…
Such was the bargain. How praiseworthy he
Who shall have persevered even to the end!
- Rabelais, “A Prophetic Riddle,”
Gargantua and Pantagruel
and blessing & worship to the prophet of the lovely Star!
- Liber AL vel Legis II:79
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