In Praise of Excess. Five Poems. J. Edward "Jerry" Cornelius, Aleister Crowley related works.

In Praise of Excess. Five Poems.

Eugene, OR: Privately published, 1988. First Edition. Softcover. 8.5" x 5.5" (8pp). Stapled in printed paper wrappers. Edition limited to 11 copies, handmade by the author, of which this is number 9. Signed by the author, with presentation inscription to J. Edward "Jerry" Cornelius. The First edition of this collection of poetry - some at least of which shows Thelemic inspiration or influence. The author was the original Lodge Secretary to Kali Lodge, O.T.O., under Sallie Ann Glassman clearly. The recipient, J. Edward Cornelius, (Frater Achad Osher 583) was a student of Grady Louis McMurtry ( Frater Hymenaeus Alpha 777: 1918-1985 ), and went on to have a long involvement with the Ordo Templi Orientis and the A.'. A.'. He is a prolific writer, publisher, and lecturer on magical subjects, and was editor of the highly-regarded journal "Red Flame." A near-fine copy, still in the original envelope in which it was sent to Cornelius. Item #56137