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Aleister Crowley
ALEISTER CROWLEY

Ref: C427/33/PP

Aleister Crowley: magician, freethinker, esoteric philosopher, whose motto was Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the law.

Baphomet

BAPHOMET

Ref: P109/7

The Devil, or Sabbatic Goat, with a pentagram on his forehead, making the Solve et Coagula gesture. From the 1896 edition of Eliphas Levi's TRANSCENDENTAL MAGIC.

Pentacles

PENTACLES

Ref: P147/4

The five-pointed star to the left is designed to facilitate the acquisition of 'all secrets of knowledge', while that to the right is related to the Seal of Solomon, and designed to facilitate the evocation of angels or demons. They are the earliest figures of their kind, dating back to the fourteenth century.

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