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A Garden of Pomegranates (1st edition) by Israel Regardie

160 pages, hardbound in black boards with light-blue lettering to spine, published by Rider& Co., London, 1932.

Clean, unmarked text pages, firm binding, slight foxing to endpapers, mild dust soiling to edges of text block
- in all a very good copy of this scarce first edition. Dust jacket with soiling to spine and small losses to extremities of spine 
and upper and lower corners of flaps.   

From a previous listing on Weiser Antiquarian:
"The first edition of Regardie's comprehensive outline of the Qabalah. Interestingly the printed dedication of the book reads "To Ankh-Af-Na-Khonsu the priest of the princes, I gratefully dedicate this work." ("Ankh-af-na-khonsu" being the dedicant of the "Stele of Revealing," the ancient Egyptian painted offering stele that is central to Aleister Crowley's creed of Thelema. Of course Crowley identified himself as Ankh-af-na-khonsu, and used the name to sign "The Short Comment" on "The Book of the Law," and on other occasions in his role as the prophet of Thelema). Regardie presumably undertook much of the research for this book while still serving as Crowley's secretary, and even though they had parted company before its publication he clearly still respected his magical mentor."

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