Partisan Review. Volume XV, no. 9. Includes an essay by Richard Ellmann "Black Magic Against White" William PHILLIPS, Philip Rahv, contributor Richard Ellmann, Aleister Crowley related.

Partisan Review. Volume XV, no. 9. Includes an essay by Richard Ellmann "Black Magic Against White"

New York, NY: Added Enterprises, 1948. First Edition. Softcover. Octavo. Magazine format. Eccentrically paginated [ 110 pp ]. White printed wrappers. A collection of essays, correspondence, & classifieds. Includes an essay by the great Yeats scholar Richard Ellmann on Yeats and magic entitled "Black Magic Against White" which references a magical duel between W. B. Yeats and Aleister Crowley. From the collection of Clive Harper with his discreet book-label neatly tipped in at the rear. Harper is well- known as the bibliographer of Austin Osman Spare, for updating the Aleister Crowley bibliography in the 2011 Teitan Press collection of Gerald Yorke's writings, and as someone who has lent his expertise to numerous other publications. Covers a bit rubbed, worn and discoloured, edges chafed, page edges browned and pages toned but unmarked. Overall a complete about VG copy. Scarce. Item #66672

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