Mysterious Worlds; A Personal Investigation of the Weird, the Uncanny, and the Unexplained. Dennis BARDENS, Austin Osman Spare: related work.

Mysterious Worlds; A Personal Investigation of the Weird, the Uncanny, and the Unexplained

London: W. H. Allen, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 222 pp. Dark blue cloth w/ gilt titling etc to spine. The true, first British edition of this book by journalist Denis Bardens. Bardens was a friend of Austin Osman Spare's, and the chapter ""The World of Witches" contains a few passing references to Spare, as well as mentioning Aleister Crowley, and at greater length, Gerald Gardener. Original double sided publisher's promotional leaflet for the book loosely inserted. From the collection of English bibliophile and Aleister Crowley scholar Nicholas Bishop-Culpeper, with his book-label on the front pastedown. Page edges a little dusty with a few marks from use and a little flecking, otherwise a tight, unmarked VG + copy in VG dust jacket. (Dust jacket a little chafed edges and with a little darkened and flecked in places). Item #45312
ISBN: 0491002645

Price: $20.00