The Aleister Crowley Scrapbook. Sandy ROBERTSON, Colin Wilson, signed etc Inscribed.

The Aleister Crowley Scrapbook.

London: W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd., 1988. First edition. Hardcover. Sm 4to. 128pp. Original black cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine, b&w illustrations. This copy inscribed by the author to English bibliophile and Aleister Crowley scholar Nicholas Bishop-Culpeper on the title page "To Nicholas, "Beast" wishes, Sandy Robertson. 14/5/88." Loosely inserted are a several pieces of ephemera including an autograph postcard signed from the author (Bart Simpson design on verso) and a full page typed letter signed from the author (then an editor at Penthouse magazine) - both to English bibliophile and Aleister Crowley scholar Nicholas Bishop-Culpeper, ( 1942-2011). Also included is a printed invitation to the book launch which was held at the Compendium Bookshop of London in April 1988. The book itself is an assembly of images and texts put together to provide a sympathetic introduction to the world of "The Beast." With Nick Culpeper's ownership signature pencilled on the front blank and book-label on the front pastedown. A few light marks to cloth, tiny pockmark to cloth at fore-edge of top board, top edge a little darkened and foxed, otherwise Near fine in near Fine dust jacket). Item #39603
ISBN: 0572014562

Price: $75.00