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100708. ALEISTER CROWLEY: THE STRATAGEM

1st thus 1990 108pp Temple Press. Illus. VG+ in VG+ d/w. Includes the Stratagem, The Testament of Magdalen Blair, His Secret Sin and Which Things are an Allegory. £25.00


0870. ALEISTER CROWLEY (ed): THE GOETIA

Rev. ed. 1997 134pp Weiser trade p/b. Prof. illus. VG+. This edition is edited and introduced by Hymenaeus Beta. It also contains Crowley’s notes and some of his illus that appear in the First Impressions version, along with additional pictures from Collin De Plancy’s Dictionnaire Infernal. £8.00


150713. [ALEISTER CROWLEY] LON MILO DUQUETTE: ALEISTER CROWLEY’S ILLUSTRATED GOETIA

4th 2007 236pp New Falcon trade p/b. Illus. VG+. Wow, those are some seriously shitty illustrations. £6.00


180511. [ALEISTER CROWLEY] WALTER BESANT: THE MONKS OF THELEMA

New edition 1894 338pp Chatto & Windus. Slightly knocked at corners else VG. Novel with a description of a church of Thelema. £12.00


180512. [ALEISTER CROWLEY] KNJIGA LAZI (BOOK OF LIES)

1991 200pp Esotheria hardback. Pictorial boards. NM. “Ex Collectione Nicholas C. Bishop-Culpeper” bookplate tipped in front board. Serbian edition of Book of Lies. £25.00


180513. [ALEISTER CROWLEY] KNJIGA TOTA (THE BOOK OF THOTH)

1990 282pp Esotheria hardback. Pictorial boards. NM. “Ex Collectione Nicholas C. Bishop-Culpeper” bookplate tipped in front board. Serbian edition of The Book of Thoth. £25.00


180517. [ALEISTER CROWLEY] ALAN HANKINSON: THE FIRST TIGERS

1st 1972 192pp J.M. Dent. Illus. VG in VG d/w. The early history of rock climbing in the Lake district. Contains a lot of material on Crowley. £10.00


180518. [ALEISTER CROWLEY] MARTIN HAYES: WANDERING THE WASTE

1st 2013 Markosia Enterprises hardback. Illus. throughout. NM in NM d/w. A graphic novel about Crowley. Signed by the author and the artist R.H. Stewart. This was one of a limited number of hardback copies available at the Atlantis exhibition of artwork from the novel. £40.00


180519. [ALEISTER CROWLEY] MARTIN HAYES: WANDERING THE WASTE

2013 Markosia Enterprises paperback. Illus. throughout. NM. This copy has a tipped in plate inside front cover that was issued by Weiser Antiquarian and includes the signatures of the author, illustrator and Richard Kaczynski, who provides the foreword. £25.00


180520. [ALEISTER CROWLEY] MARTIN HAYES: WANDERING THE WASTE

Revised ed. 2016 Markosia Enterprises hardback. Illus. throughout. No d/w as issued, NM. A graphic novel about Crowley. Signed by the author and the artist R.H. Stewart. £15.00


180521. [ALEISTER CROWLEY] RED FLAME NOS. 10 & 11

1st 2003 212 & 226pp Red Flame trade paperbacks. Illus. Very slight knock to bottom right corner of volume 1 else NM. A special two issue biography of Jane Wolfe and her life with Aleister Crowley. Both volumes £80.00


180522. [ALEISTER CROWLEY] SCOTT MICHAELSON: PORTABLE DARKNESS

2007 293pp Solar trade p/b. NM. An Aleister Crowley reader. £6.00


180525. NEVILL DRURY: DARK SPIRITS

1st 2012 198pp Salamander & Sons. Prof. illus. inc. colour. Text block becoming detached at spine else NM in NM d/w. A study of the magical art of Rosaleen Norton and Austin Osman Spare. £75.00


180528. JEAN OVERTON FULLER: THE MAGICAL DILEMMA OF VICTOR NEUBURG

1st 1965 296pp W.H. Allen. Illus. VG in VG d/w. Biography of the poet and friend of Crowley. £20.00


160233. EDWARD GAUNTLETT: SHADES IN MAUVE

1st ed 2015 102pp Von Zos. Col. frontis. Full forest green cloth. Title stamped in gilt on front board. No d/w as issued. NM. Ltd. ed. 400 copies. £45.00


160235. KENNETH GRANT: BLACK TO BLACK

1st ed. 1963 31pp Carfax. Black cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Very slight browning on half-title page else VG+ in VG+ (unclipped) d/w. Collection of 15 poems, plus introductory note. Limitation page states “Limited edition of which the first hundred copies are signed and numbered.” This copy is not numbered, however, it is signed by Kenneth Grant on the half-title page. Aside from the original Carfax Monographs, this is surely the rarest Grant title. Although the poems have since been collected in Convolvulus, this original edition has a Talismanic quality to it. £395.00


171218. KENNETH GRANT: HECATE’S FOUNTAIN

1st 1992 288pp Skoob. Ills. VG in VG d/w. Ownership signature of Carl Abrahamsson on front endpaper. £75.00


171219. KENNETH GRANT: OUTER GATEWAYS

1st 1994 264pp Skoob. VG+ in VG+ d/w. The Lam one. £30.00


170827. KENNETH GRANT: NIGHTSIDE OF EDEN

1st 1977 304pp Muller. 16pp plates. VG in VG d/w. The one with the Qliphoth. £50.00


110210. KENNETH GRANT: HECATE’S FOUNTAIN

1st. 1992 288pp Skoob. 16pp photos. VG+ in VG+ d/w. £75.00


131048. KENNETH GRANT: THE NINTH ARCH

Deluxe ed. 2002 604pp Starfire. 24pp photos, col. frontis and endpiece. Quarter goatskin, handmade paper covered boards. NM in NM d/w. Ltd. ed. 57/97 copies, signed by Kenneth and Steffi Grant. £495.00


180529K. KENNETH GRANT: THE NIGHTSIDE OF EDEN

2nd 1994 304pp Skoob. Illus. pages sl. browned, VG+ in VG d/w. £50.00


180530K. KENNETH GRANT: HECATE’S FOUNTAIN

1st 1992 288pp Skoob. Illus. Pages browned else VG+ in VG+ d/w. £50.00


180531K. KENNETH GRANT: OUTER GATEWAYS

1st 1994 264pp Skoob. Illus. NM in NM d/w. £30.00


180532K. KENNETH GRANT: THE NINTH ARCH

1st 2002 604pp Starfire Publishing. Illus. NM in NM d/w. Scarce first edition, the conclusion to the Typhonian trilogies. £100.00


150223. KENNETH GRANT: GRIST TO WHOSE MILL?

Deluxe ed. 2012 233pp Starfire. Col. frontis. Quarter goatskin, hand made paper covered boards. NM in NM d/w, housed in slipcase. Ltd. ed. 44/111, signed by Steffi Grant. His final published work. £200.00


160514. KENNETH & STEFFI GRANT: HIDDEN LORE HERMETIC GLYPHS

2006 74pp Fulgur 4to h/b. Illus. inc. col. d/w very slightly knocked at bottom else NM in NM d/w, housed in card slipcase. Ltd ed. 696/777. A new edition of Hidden Lore, itself a compilation of The Carfax Monographs. Includes extra material. £110.00


161021. KENNETH & STEFFI GRANT: ZOS SPEAKS

Deluxe ed. 1998 295pp Fulgur 4to h/b. Prof. illus. inc. col. Full black cloth. NM in NM d/w, housed in slipcase. Signed by Kenneth and Steffi Grant. According to the limitation page, this is one of 31 copies in black cloth (un-numbered). Loosely inserted is a small card folder containing the card talisman for the Zos Kia Cultus. Also included is a postcard advertising the launch. Encounters with Austin Osman Spare. £295.00


110837. [KENNETH GRANT] HENRIK BOGDAN: KENNETH GRANT A BIBLIOGRAPHY

1st 2003 30pp Academia Esoterica A5 stapled booklet. Illus. Glossy colour wraps. VG+. Lists all the books, articles and ephemera up to 2002. Revised edition due next year. £20.00


160527. AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE: THE BOOK OF PLEASURE

1975 60pp 93 Publishing large format h/b. Illus. Small loss to surface of spine at bottom, sl tears all edges, rubbed at corners and soiled. Overall book VG+ in G+ d/w. Ltd. ed. 924/1000. This full size facsimile edition includes an introduction by Kenneth Grant. £150.00


150751. AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE: A BOOK OF SATYRS

1979 36pp 93 Publishing large folio p/b. Illus. throughout. Sl. worn at edges else, stain on rear cover (not affecting images) else VG. Facsimile reprint of the second edition, with 13 full page illus. £45.00


180554. AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE: DEAREST VERA

1st 2010 176pp Fulgur. Illus. in colour. Dust wrapper slightly creased else NM in VG d/w. Facsimile reproductions of Illus. letters from Spare to Vera Wainwright. £25.00


180555. AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE: THE FOCUS OF LIFE

1st 2012 Fulgur 4to hardback. Illus. in colour. NM in NM d/w. A facsimile reprint with essays and reproduction of a recently discovered portfolio of erotic drawings by Spare. £60.00


180557.[AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE] JONATHAN ALLEN: LOST ENVOY

1st 2016 336pp Strange Attractor Press. Prof. illus. inc. colour. No d/w as issued. NM. Postcard of Spare art loosely inserted. The tarot deck of Austin Osman Spare. £25.00


180559. [AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE] STEPHEN POCHIN: EVOLUTION VOL. 2

1st 2012 212pp Mandrake Press square hardback. Illus. NM. Binding very slightly off else NM. £75.00


161029.[AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE] ROBERT ANSELL (ed): THE EXHIBITION CATALOGUES OF AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE

Deluxe ed. 2012 318pp Fulgur. Prof. illus. inc. col. Full black morocco, top edge silver. NM in NM d/w, housed in slipcase. Ltd. ed. 14/96, signed by Robert Ansell. Reproduction of all Spare’s exhibition catalogues plus other material, 80 colour plates. £275.00


081122. [AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE] AOS A CELEBRATION

1st 14th. May 2006 95pp IHO 4to p/b. Prof. illus. in colour. VG+ This publication was produced especially for an event in London, which marked the 50th. anniversary of the death of Spare. Features many illus. including 20 original artworks and 10 photographs, many not seen before. A lot of material focuses on Spare’s contributions to animal welfare (the proceeds of this event all went to the R.S.P.C.A.). Also included are several essays, plus reproductions of obituaries, letters and other ephemera. £100.00


170562. [AUSTIN OSMAN SPARE] EXHIBITION CATALOGUE

2017 192pp Small p/b. Prof. illus. inc. col. NEW. Published to coincide with an exhibition at Viktor Wynd’s Museum of Curiosities in London. Contains about 50pp on Spare inc. essays by Phil Baker, William Wallace etc. plus reproductions of art. The rest of the catalogue is filled with material on the museum and other exhibitions. Post free in UK. £10.00


180566. VARIOUS: SOUNDS BEYOND MEANING

1st 2014 98pp Von Zos. NM. Ltd. ed. 133 copies only, this is one of only 10 copies that were released at the Treadwell’s launch party. Loosely inserted is a card identifying this as no. 7/10, signed by Treadwell’s owner Christina Oakley Harrington. Also included is a small booklet “Earthing Nu-Aset” by Caroline Wise, a working of the Nu-Isis lodge. Collection of essays on Kenneth Grant and his work. £125.00



JOURNALS


171129. MANDRAGORE VOL. III NO. 3

1981 61pp Grove of the Star and the Snake A4 stapled journal. Illus. Hole punches near spine. Previous owner has signed and dated cover, with astrological symbols. VG. Ltd. ed. 208/210. House magazine from the famous Grove of the Star and the Snake Lodge, a thelemic group influenced by, and an influence on, Kenneth Grant. Mixture of articles, art and poetry. £35.00


171141. SOTHIS VOL. 2 NO.1

1976 104pp A4 stapled journal. Illus. Previous owners bookplate inside front cover else VG. A magazine of the New Aeon. Includes a foreword by Kenneth Grant plus material By Mike Magee, Aleister Crowley etc. £25.00


171142. SOTHIS VOL. 2 NO.2

1978 132pp A4 stapled journal. Illus. Some light staining to covers. Previous owners bookplate inside front cover else VG. Includes material by Dadaji plus illus. from A.C. Evans etc. £25.00


180568. STARFIRE NO. 3

1st 1989 108pp Starfire A4 journal. Illustarted. VG+. This issue has a large section on Jack Parsons and The Babalon Working. £75.00


150499. STARFIRE VOL. 2. NO. 3

1st. 2008 190pp Starfire 4to perfect bound journal. Illus. NM. A copy of the standard edition. £20.00


170885. STARFIRE VOL. 2 NO. 4

1st 2011 304pp Starfire 4to journal. Illus. NM. Material by Daniel Schulke, Ithell Colquhoun etc. £20.00

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