Item #62467 The City of God. A Rhapsody. Aleister CROWLEY.

The City of God. A Rhapsody.

NP [ England ]: NP, ND [ ca. 1971 ]. Reprint. Softcover. Large octavo.12pp.Grey stapled wrappers with white lettering to upper cover, b&w frontisportrait of Crowley smoking hookah. Crowley wrote the poem during his travels in pre-revolutionary Russia, and first published it in The English Review in 1914 and republished it in the 1940s. He recalled in his 'Confessions' that "I expressed the soul of Moscow in a poem "The City of God" .... it is a "hashish dream come true". This is a facsimile of that edition, published anonymously in England in 1971. From the collection of English bibliophile and Aleister Crowley scholar Nicholas Bishop-Culpeper, with his book-label tipped in at the rear. A little light rubbing to covers, but still a tight & clean VG+ copy. Item #62467

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