Red Flame a Thelemic Research Journal. Issue No. 1: The Poetry of Grady Louis McMurtry. Grady Louis J. Edward McMURTRY, Marlene Cornelius, Aleister Crowley: related works.

Red Flame a Thelemic Research Journal. Issue No. 1: The Poetry of Grady Louis McMurtry.

Berkeley, CA: Privately Printed (J. Edward and Marlene Cornelius), 1994. First Edition. Softcover. Quarto. approx. 220pp (variously paginated). Printed red soft paper wrappers. The rare first issue edition of the first edition of the first number of the "Red Flame" series. Limited to 56 copies. This copy INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Jerry and Marlene Cornelius on the first leaf "Best wishes and fraternal love in the bonds of the order, J. E. Cornelius, 93/93." & "93/ Enjoy - Marlene /93". This book is entirely devoted to the poetry of Grady Louis McMurtry (1918-1985) who (as Frater Hymenaeus Alpha 777) ran Aleister Crowley's Ordo Templi Orientis from 1969 until his death in 1985. In the distinctive large format of the early "Red Flame" series (the new edition that was published in 2004 is in a small "trade paperback" format. Edges and spine ends lightly chafed with a few light creases, a few faint marks from handling to covers, otherwise a tight clean VG+ copy. Item #43366

Price: $275.00