The Ninth Arch. Kenneth GRANT, Kenneth and Steffi Grant, Kenneth, Steffi Grant, Aleister Crowley related.

The Ninth Arch.

London: Starfire Publishing, 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. Large octavo. xxxviii + 604pp. First edition limited to 1000 copies (of which 97 copies were used for an 'edition deluxe'). This 'standard' or 'trade' edition bound in black Wibalin cloth. Unusually this copy is SIGNED by both Kenneth and Steffi Grant on the half ttle page. Colour frontispiece of an artwork in pastel by Austin Osman Spare. 26 black and white plates of work by Kenneth & Steffi Grant, Pete Smith, Hiruyuli Fukuda, Alfred Floki, Brian Ward, Ellerina Mortier, Mark Bell, Morn Morgan, Sidney Sime and Judith Page. A coloured plate bound in at the rear reproduces the front panel designs of the dustwrappers of the nine books which make up Grant's three trilogies. Index, glossary and appendices. "The Ninth Arch" contains the text and commentary on the "Book of the Spider," a 'received' text revealed to members of the Nu Isis Lodge of Grant's Typhonian O.T.O. The work completes Grant's trilogy of trilogies (The Magical Revival, Aleister Crowley and the Hidden God, & Cults of the Shadow) + (Nightside of Eden, Outside the Circles of Time, Hecate's Fountain) + (Outer Gateways, Beyond the Mauve Zone, Ninth Arch). Dustwrapper design by Steffi Grant. A few very light scratches to cloth, a few faint brownish marks to page edges, otherwise a tight bright near Fine copy in VG+ dust jacket (dust jacket very lightly rubbed). Item #44382
ISBN: 0954388704

Price: $600.00