The God of Socrates. APULEIUS, Daniel Driscoll.

The God of Socrates.

Gillette, NJ: Heptangle Books / Ars Obscura, 1993. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Small octavo. 58pp. Gray cloth with paper spine label. The last book to be printed by Heptangle Books, publishers of "The Sworn Book of Honorius," "The Enochian Evocation of Dr. John Dee," "De Nigromancia of Roger Bacon," etc. "The God of Socrates" is handset letterpress, in a limited edition of 1000 copies. It is a serious religious and metaphysical study on the classical conception of the Daemon / Demon by the Roman author Lucius Apuleius (circa 123 - 180 CE). Apuleius is best remembered for his bawdy comedy The Golden Asse, a work which made it onto the list of recommended reading which Aleister Crowley gave to his students in the A.'. A.'. Following the untimely death of the founder of Heptangle, Daniel J. Driscoll, the unbound set of sheets and dustjackets of "The God of Socrates" were taken over by Ouroboros Press who completed the edition. A lovely bright copy in Fine in near Fine dust jacket. Item #57261
ISBN: 0935214127

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