Beelzebub and The Beast: A Comparative Study of Gurdjieff and Crowley. Michael Staley., Alistair Coombs., Janet Audley-Charles David Tibet, Jan Magee, Mike Magee, Aleister Crowley : related works.

Beelzebub and The Beast: A Comparative Study of Gurdjieff and Crowley.

London: Starfire Publishing, 2012. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xxviii + 322pp. Black boards lettered in gilt on spine. Color frontispiece. Index & bibliography. Colour & b/w plates. A new comparative study of the life and works of Aleister Crowley and George Ivanovich Gurdjieff, in which the author David Hall draws some interesting conclusions about common historical roots of both men's work. Hall was a familiar figure in British esoteric circles, especially on account of his editorship of the popular 1970s Thelemic journal "Sothis." He wrote "Beelzebub and the Beast," in the 1970s, but was unable to find a publisher at the time. The manuscript came to light after his death in 2007, and was subsequently published by Starfire, well-known as publishers of the work of Kenneth Grant. Previously owned with some very light shelf rubbing, slight darkening and light marks to page fore-edge, else a tight unmarked near Fine copy in near Fine dust jacket. (Dust jacket now protected in removable clear mylar cover). Item #63648
ISBN: 9781906073145

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