Temperance: A Tract for the Times; Mandrake Press Booklets: No. 23. Aleister CROWLEY.

Temperance: A Tract for the Times; Mandrake Press Booklets: No. 23

Oxford, England: Mandrake Press, 1993. Facsimile edition. Softcover. Quarto. 20pp. Cream stapled card covers, illustrated and lettered in black on upper cover. No. 23 of the Mandrake Press Booklets published in the early 90s. A facsimile edition of this collection of five poems, each with individual dedication: including one for Deidre McAlpine (mother of Aleister Ataturk), one for Augustus John and one for Frieda Harris. The original (1939) edition has been famously described by Timothy d'Arch Smith as "a collection of drinking-songs dedicated to the teetotal Lady Astor. It was bound like the wine-list of a grand restaurant or transatlantic liner ..." . Covers darkened and a bit worn and rippled overall, upper cover spot soiled (coffee splash?), text clean. Overall just Good condition. Item #63563

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