Images and Oracles of Austin Osman Spare. Austin Osman SPARE, Edited and with, Kenneth Grant, Edited.

Images and Oracles of Austin Osman Spare.

London: Frederick Muller, 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. Oblong quarto (12in. x 10in). 96pp. Original grey cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Edition limited to 1000 copies. Profusely illustrated. Frontispiece. Printed throughout in red and black. The original 1975 first edition of this ground-breaking exploration of Spare, and his thought. It comprises "a biographical essay that includes many personal recollections, a practical introduction to Spare's unusual system of sorcery - and many excerpts from his final magical treatise: The Zoetic Grimoire of Zos." Page edges a bit darkened, else a near Fine copy in VG dust jacket (dust jacket inner flaps a little browned, a bit rubbed overall with a few light creases, not clipped). Item #61803

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