Ixaxaar Occult Literature, NP [ Finland ], 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 212pp. Black cloth with elaborate griffin illustration to upper board, silver titling to spine, silver Ouroborus on rear cover, black endpapers, glossary, biography on E.A. Koetting. The scarce First edition of this, the first in a trilogy by Koetting, the others being “Baneful Magick” and “Evoking Eternity. ” The publisher indicates this edition is limited to 300 copies. Koetting, is described as “the Grand Emissary of the Eighteen Flames, Ordo Ascensum Aetyrnalis.” From the publisher: “Works of Darkness guides the student of the Dark Arts into the blackest rituals and through the darkest regions of the human psyche and through hell itself. The most ancient rituals and teachings from the dark halls of the Ordo Ascensum Aetyrnalis are set forth here in detail and illustration. Included are the theories and rituals of necromancy, demonic evocation, divination, destructive magick, and more.” Out of print in both editions. While we are uncertain of the limitation of this edition, it was quite small given how quickly it went out of print after publication. Very faint rubbing to cloth otherwise a bright copy in near Fine condition (no jacket as issued.).