Aleister Crowley contributes the poem "Villon's Apology (on Reading Tennyson's Essay)" to: The Poetry Review, Vol. I, No. XII, December 1912. Aleister: contributor CROWLEY, Harold Monro, G. K. Chesterton Walter de la Mare, contributors.

Aleister Crowley contributes the poem "Villon's Apology (on Reading Tennyson's Essay)" to: The Poetry Review, Vol. I, No. XII, December 1912.

London: The Saint Catherine Press, 1912. First Edition. Softcover. Large Octavo, 48 pages (paginated i - viii, 527-567pp). Original printed brown wrappers. Includes the first ever publication of the poem by Aleister Crowley entitled "Villon's Apology (on Reading Tennyson's Essay)." "The Poetry Review" was edited by Harold Monro who in an earlier issue said of Crowley: "his antics are as wild as the devil's, he dances through its ["The Equinox's"] pages like a mad magician." Other poems by G. K. Chesterton, Walter de la Mare, W. H. Davies, John Drinkwater and others. Spine a bit chipped at lower end, light rubbing to covers and edges. This copy from the library of English bibliophile and Aleister Crowley scholar Nicholas Bishop-Culpeper. Slight foxing to top-edge, otherwise a solid, internally-clean VG+ copy. Item #64384

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