The Focus of Life. The Mutterings of Aaos.
SPARE, Austin Osman (author and illustrator) Edited by Frederick Carter and with introductions by Francis Marsden and Stephen Skinner.
London: Askin Publishers, 1976. Facsimile Edition, Limited Hardcover. Small Quarto. xii + 44pp (plus 11 plates). Original blue cloth boards with gilt title down spine. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies. Eleven full page black and white illustrations by Spare. A facsimile edition of Spare's philosophical tirade originally published in 1921, with a new introduction by Stephen Skinner. Lightly indented mark across back board (corresponds to a scratch in the dustjacket), bumped at foot of spine, and corners bruised. A little yellowing to the endpapers, all else VG + in near VG dustjacket (chipped at head and foot of spine, and heavily rubbed at points a couple of short tears, and one long scratch in back panel) PLEASE NOTE: What looks like discoloration in the accompanying picture is just reflection from the brodart dustjacket protector we added. (Item ID: 33403)