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CROWLEY

Alphabetic List of Works

below is a list of the works of Aleister Crowley in alphabetic sequence. Crowley provided many of his texts with numerical identifiers in Latin. there is also a numeric index for this collection, which consists of a list of titles followed by a brief description of their content and importance. several of these files have multiple versions, being keyed in by different people or formatted for enhanced readability, and these versions are identified in no particular order other than when they were acquired as part of the archive.

descriptive text in {set brackets} is taken from Crowley's "Book Four" appendices (capitalization regularized in many instances), text other than the titles of books or essays in "quotation marks" is from the work being described (whether in the subtitle or elsewhere). text followed by "-- (name)" identifies a description by the sourcename cited (detailed at the end of this document). text in [brackets] is commentary or interpretation from the Archivist.


  • Absinthe: The Green Goddess
  • An Account of the A.'. A.'. sub figura 33
  • {[An account of the Order of the Silver Star or "A.'.A.'."] first written in the language of his period by the Councillor von Eckartshausen, revised and rewritten [by Crowley].}

  • Across the Gulf sub figura 59
  • {A fantastic account of a previous incarnation. It story of the overthrowing of Isis by Osisis may help the reader to understand the meaning of the overthrowing of Osiris by Horus in the present aeon.}

  • AHA! sub figura 242
  • {An exposition in poetic language of several of the ways of attainment and the results obtained.}

  • Amrita
  • [A lecture on the creation and application of the Elixir of Immortality.]

  • Ararita sub figura 813 (version 1)
  • Ararita sub figura 813 (version 2)
  • {An account of the Hexagram and the method of reducing it to the Unity, and beyond.}

  • De Arte Magica (version 1)
  • De Arte Magica (version 2)
  • De Arte Magica (version 3)
  • [Sex magick instructions.]

  • The Artistic Temperament
  • [A Simon Iff story (fiction).]

  • Astrology sub figura 536 (Preface)
  • {A textbook on astrology composed on scientific lines by classifying observed facts rather than deducting from *a priori* theories.}

  • Batrachophrenoboocosmomachia sub figura 536
  • {An instruction in expansion of the field of the mind.}

  • The Beast sub figura 666 (?)
  • {An account of the magical personality who is the Logos of the present aeon.} [Some suggest this became "The Equinox of the Gods", first published in 1936.]

  • Berashith: An Essay in Ontology
  • "With Some Remarks On Ceremonial Magic".

  • Book Four sub figura 4
  • Book Four sub figura 4 (Interlude)
  • {A general account in elementary terms of magical and mystical powers.}
  • Book Four Part Three ('Magick in Theory and Practice')
  • 'Magick in Theory and Practice' Introduction
  • Book Four Part Three ('MiTaP'): excerpts relating to magic
  • The Book of Lies (falsely so-called)
  • {Deals with many matters on all planes of the very highest importance. An offiial publication of the Babes of the Abyss, but is recommended even to beginners as highly suggestive.}

  • The Book of the Operation of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage
  • "The Book of Thoth sub figura 78"
  • {A complete treatise on the Tarot.}

  • "The Book of Wisdom or Folly vel Aleph sub figura 111"
  • {An extended and elaborate commentary on "The Book of the Law",in the form of a letter from [To Mega Therion] to his magical son, [Frater Achad]. Contains some of the deepest secrets of initiation, with a clear solution of many cosmic and ethical problems.}

  • "The Butterfly Net sub figura 81" aka "Moonchild"
  • {An account of a magical operation [of the Homunculus or Magical Child], particularly concerning the planet Luna, written in the form of a novel.}

  • The Cephaloedium Working (version1)<
  • The Cephaloedium Working (version 2)
  • The Chymical Jousting of Brother Perardua sub figura 55
  • {An account of the magical and mystic path in the language of alchemy.}

  • Concerning "Blasphemy" in General & the Rites of Eleusis in Particular
  • Concerning Death sub figura 106
  • {A treatise on the nature of death and the proper attitude to be taken towards it.}

  • Concerning the Law of Thelema sub figura 161
  • "Specific instances of the application of the various programs and policies outlined in other papers such as The Open Letter."

  • Desert Justice (Simon Iff Abroad)
  • [Tales of Simon Iff (fiction).]

  • Duty
  • "A note on the chief rules of practical conduct to be observed by those who accept the Law of Thelema."

  • EGC Gnostic Mass sub figura 15
  • [The central religious ritual of Crowley's O.T.O.]

  • Eight Lectures on Yoga (version 1)
  • Eight Lectures on Yoga (version 2)
  • [Instructions on the practice of Raja Yoga after the style and rigor of Patanjali.]

  • Energized Enthusiasm
  • "A Note on Theurgy"
    An essay developing the idea of creativity -- and genius -- as a sexual phenomenon. -- Crowley Cross-Index.

  • Enochian Keys

  • Enochian Notes
  • The Equinox
  • {Crowley's regular periodical in which many of his works appeared.}

  • The Equinox of the Gods
  • "The circumstances surrounding the dictation of [The Book of the Law]." -- Crowley Cross-Index

  • Eroto-Comatose Lucidity (version 1)
  • Eroto-Comatose Lucidity (version 2)
  • [An excerpt from De Arte Magica.]

  • Gilles de Rais (version 1)
  • Gilles de Rais (version 2)
  • [A historical lecture billed by Crowley as 'banned.']

  • The Greek Qabalah (short form)
  • "A complete Dictionary of all sacred and important words and phrases given in the Books of the Gnosis and other important writings both in the Greek and the Coptic."

  • A Handbook of Geomancy
    "Attributions of geomantic figures to planets, zodiac, and ruling genii."

  • The High History of Good Sir Palamedes the Saracen... sub figura 197
  • {A poetic account of the Great Work and enumeration of many obstacles.}

  • An Intimation on The Constitution of the Order (O.T.O.) sub figura 194
  • {The Constitution and Government of our Holy Order [Crowley's O.T.O.]; by the study of its Balance you may yourself come to apprehension of how to rule your own life.}

  • John St. John sub figura 860
  • {The record of the magical retirement of Frater O.M. A model of what a magical record should be, so far as accurate analysis and fullness of description are concerned.}

  • Khabs Am Pekht sub figura 300
  • {A special instruction for the promulgation of the Law. This is the first and most important duty of every aspirant of whatever grade. It builds up in him the character and karma which forms the Spine of Attainment.}

  • Khing Khang King sub figura 21
  • ["The Classic of Purity", by Ko Hsuen. Interpolation by Crowley.]

  • The Law of Liberty sub figura 837 (version 1)
  • The Law of Liberty sub figura 837 (version 2)
  • {A further explanation of "The Book of the Law" in reference to certain ethical problems.}

  • De Lege Libellum sub figura 150
  • {A further explanation of "The Book of the Law", with special reference to the powers and privileges conferred by its acceptance.}

  • Liber 8 (the 8th Aethyr of
    'The Vision and the Voice sub figura 418')

  • "[A description of attaining unto] the mystery of the knowledge and conversation of [the] Holy Guardian Angel" [originating in "The Vision and the Voice sub figura 418". See below for a commentary on the entire document.].

  • Liber A vel Armorum sub figura 412 (version 1)
  • Liber A vel Armorum sub figura 412 (version 2)
  • {An instruction on the preparation of the Elemental Instruments.}

  • Liber A'ash vel Capricorni Pneumatici sub figura 370
  • [Sexual magick heavily veiled in symbolism.]

  • Liber Adonis sub figura 335
  • {An account in poetic language of the struggle of the human and divine elements in the consciousness of man, giving their harmony following on the victory of the latter.}

  • Liber Al vel Legis sub figura 220
  • {"The Book of the Law", the foundation of Crowley's [religious] work.}

  • Liber Al vel Legis Commentary
  • [Crowley's commentary on "The Book of the Law".]

  • Liber Amalantrah sub figura 97 (version 1)
  • Liber Amalantrah sub figura 97 (version 2)
  • {Diary concerning the Wizard Amalantrah and the working of like name.}

  • Liber Arcanorum sub figura 231
  • {An account of the cosmic process so far as it is indicated by the Tarot Trumps in relation to the Genii of the Qliphoth.}

  • Liber Astarte vel Berylli sub figura 175
  • {An instruction in attainment by the method of devotion, or bhakti-yoga.}

  • Liber B vel Magi sub figura 1
  • *{An account of the Grade of Magus, the highest grade which it is ever possible to manifest in any way whatever upon this plane. Or so it is said by the Masters of the Temple.}

  • Liber Cadaveris sub figura 120
  • [Zelator initiation ritual for the Order of Thelemites. Also called 'the Ritual of Passing Through the Tuat'.]

  • Liber Causae sub figura 61
  • {The history and origin of the A.'.A.'. The object of the book is to discount mythopeia.}

  • Liber Chanokh sub figura 89
  • {A brief abstraction of the symbolic representation of the universe derived by Dr. John Dee through the scrying of Sir Edward Kelly.}

  • Liber Cheth vel Vallum Abiegni sub figura 156
  • {An account of the task of the Exempt Adept, considered under the symbols of a particular nonintellectual plane.}

  • Liber Collegii Sancti sub figura 185
  • {The tasks of the Grades of the A.'.A.'. and their Oaths as pertains to "Graduum Montis Abiegni sub figura 13".}

  • Liber Cordis Cincte Serpente sub figura 65
  • {An account of the relations of the aspirant [to the A.'.A.'.] with his Holy Guardian Angel.}

  • Liber E vel Excitiorum sub figura 9
  • {Instructs the aspirant in the necessity of keeping a record. Suggests methods of testing physical clairvoyance. Gives instruction in Asana, Pranayama and Dharana, and advises the application of tests to the physical body, in order that the student may thoroughly understand his own limitations.}

  • Liber Gaias sub figura 96
  • {A handbook of Geomancy.}

  • Graduum Montis Abiegni sub figura 13
  • {An account of the task of the aspirant to the A.'.A.'. from Probationer to Adept.}

  • Liber Had sub figura 555
  • {An instruction for attaining Hadit.}

  • Liber HHH sub figura 341 (version 1)
  • Liber HHH sub figura 341 (version 2)
  • {Three methods of attainment through a willed series of thoughts.}

  • Liber Israfel sub figura 64
  • {An instruction in a suitable method of preaching.}

  • Liber Jugorum sub figura 3
    (version 1)
  • Liber Jugorum sub figura 3 (version 2)
  • {An instruction for the control of speech, action and thought.}

  • Liber Liberi vel Lapidis Lazuli sub figura 7
  • {The emancipation of an Exempt Adept from his adeptship. The birth words of a Master of the Temple.}

  • Liber Librae sub figura 30
  • {An elementary course of morality suitable for the average man.}

  • Liber Nikh vel Tzaba sub figura 93 (version1)
  • Liber Nikh vel Tzaba sub figura 93 (version 2)
  • {A diary of heroin and cocaine use.}

  • Liber O vel Manua et Sagitae sub figura 6
  • {Instructions given for elementary study of the qabalah, assumption of god forms, vibration of divine names, the rituals of Pentagram and Hexagram, and their uses in protection and invocation, a method of attaining astral visions so-called, and an instruction in the practice called 'Rising on the Planes'.}

  • Liber Os Abysmi vel Da'ath sub figura 474
  • {An instruction in a purely intellectual method of entering the Abyss.}

  • Liber Oz sub figura 77 (version 1)
  • Liber Oz sub figura 77 (version 2)
  • [A Bill of Rights for the Aeon of Horus.]

  • Liber Porta Lucis sub figura 10
  • {An account of the sending forth of [To Mega] Therion by the A.'.A.'. and an explanation of his mission.}

  • Liber Pyramidos sub figura 671
  • {A ritual of self-initiation.}

  • Liber Reguli sub figura 5
  • "The Ritual of the Mark of the Beast: an incantation proper to invoke the Energies of the Aeon of Horus, adapted for the daily use of the Magician of whatever grade."

  • Liber Resh vel Helios sub figura 200 (version 1)
  • Liber Resh vel Helios sub figura 200 (version 2)
  • {An instruction for the adoration of the Sun four times daily, with the object of composing the mind to meditation, and of regularizing the practices.}

  • Liber Ru vel Spiritus sub figura 206
  • {Full instruction in Pranayama.}

  • Liber Samekh sub figura 800
  • {The ritual employed by the Beast 666 for the attainment of the knowledge and conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel during the semester of his performance of the operation of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage. [from the book, apparently translated by Mathers]}

  • Liber Stellae Rubae sub figura 66
  • {A secret ritual, the heart of IAO-OAI.}

  • Liber Tau sub figura 400
  • {A graphic interpretation of the Tarot on the plane of initiation.}

  • 777 (Fragment) {_777_: aka _Vel Prolegomena Symbolica Ad Systemam Sceptico-Mysticae Viae Explicandae, Fundamentum Hieroglyphicorum Sanctissimorum Scientiae Summae _: A complete dictionary of [Crowley's] correspondences of magical elements, reprinted with extensive additions.}

  • Liber Trigrammaton sub figura 27
  • {A book of trigams of the mutations of the Tao with the Yin and the Yang. An account of the cosmic process.}

  • Liber Turris vel Domus Dei sub figura 16
  • {An instruction for attaiment by the direct destruction of thoughts as they arise in the mind.}

  • Liber Tzaddi vel Hamus Hermeticus sub figura 90
  • {An account of initiation, and an indication as to those who are suitable for same.}

  • The Lost Continent sub figura 51
  • {An account of the continent of Atlantis: the manners and customs, magical rites and opinions of its people, together with an account of the catastrophe, so called, which ended in its disappearance.}

  • Magick Without Tears
  • {A compilation of correspondence between Crowley and an anonymous pupil concerning the basics of magick.}

  • The Manifesto of the O.T.O. sub figura 52
  • "A concise summary of the various threads of initiatic tradition that make up the O.T.O."

  • The Mass of the Phoenix sub figura 44
  • {A ritual of the Law.}

  • The Message from the Master Therion sub figura 2
  • {Explains the essence of the new Law in a very simple manner.}

  • An Open Letter to Those Who May Wish to Join the Order (O.T.O.) sub figura 101
  • "Guidelines for Thelemic social intercourse" [in the O.T.O.}

  • The Paris Working
  • [Homosexual magick instructions.]

  • The Rites of Eleusis
  • [Planetary rites in a regular cycle.]

  • Sepher Sephiroth sub figura 500
  • {A dictionary of Hebrew words arranged according to numerical value. An encyclopedia of the Qabalah, a map of the universe, enabling man to attain perfect understanding.}

  • The Soldier and the Hunchback (! & ?) sub figura 148
  • [Philosophy of expression, inquiry and logic.]

  • The Star Ruby sub figura 25
  • {An improved form of the Lesser [Banishing] Ritual of the Pentagram.}

  • Liber Star Sapphire sub figura 36 (version 1)
  • Liber Star Sapphire sub figura 36 (version 2)
  • {An improved ritual of the Hexagram.}

  • Tao Teh King sub figura 157
  • {"The Classic of the Way and its Virtue/Power", by Lao Tzu, Interpolated by Crowley.}

  • De Thaumaturgia sub figura 633
  • {A statement of uncertain ethical considerations concering magick.} {"The Vision and the Voice" aka "Aerum vel Saeculi": the classical account of the thirty aethyrs and a model of all visions, the doctrine of the function of the Great White Brotherhood which is the foundation of the aspiration of the Adept. An account of a Master of the Temple.}

  • Vision and Voice (418) Commentary
  • [Commentary on Liber 418. See above for original document.]

  • Yi King sub figura 216
  • ["The Classic of Changes". Interpolated by Crowley.]

  • Liber Yod sub figura 831
  • {An instruction giving three methods of reducing the manifold consciousness to the Unity. Adapted to facilitate the task of the attainment of Raja Yoga and of the knowledge and conversation of the Holy Guardian Angel.}


    The Works of Frater Achad

  • Liber 31 (version 1)
  • Liber 31 (version 2)
  • Liber 31 (version 3)
  • Notes on Liber Al (version 1)
  • Notes on Liber Al (version 2)
  • The Egyptian Revival or, The Ever-Coming Son in the Light of the Tarot
  • Hymns to the Star Goddess Who is Not
  • I.N.R.I.: De Mysteriis Rosae Rubeae et Aureae Crucis (version 1)
  • I.N.R.I.: De Mysteriis Rosae Rubeae et Aureae Crucis (version 2)
  • New Aeon Test
  • Liber 151 vel QNA vel Namen Dei
  • Liber 151 vel QNA vel Namen Dei (version 2)
  • Parzival (version 1)
  • Parzival (version 2)
  • Tree of Life

  • The Works of Eliphas Levi

  • The Key of the Mysteries {sub figura 46}, by Eliphas Levi, transl. Crowley
  • "...the masterpiece of Levi. ...a thesis for the Grade of Exempt Adept...."

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