The Equinox of the Gods. Aleister CROWLEY.

The Equinox of the Gods.

San Francisco, CA: [ OTO ] Stellar Visions, 1986. First Edition Thus. Large format softcover. Quarto ( 11 x 8.5 inches), (xii) + 138 + (ii) + (66pp - facsimile manuscript of The Book of the Law) + (ii)pp. Flexible clear plastic front cover over printed paper cover sheet, dark blue rear cover overlaid with clear mylar, all bound together with black plastic back strip. An uncommon edition of "The Equinox of the Gods" published by the well-known OTO figure Ebony Anpu and his co-publisher Lotte Lieb (Sr Iahan) under the Stellar Visions imprint. The page after the first title page has a series of quotes from the Grady McMurtry versus the Marcelo Motta court case of 1985 on the recto, and a blank verso, whilst the final leaf has a statement about the O.T.O. on the recto, and a blank verso. The book appears to be a somewhat better than xerox quality facsimile of the original 1936 edition of Crowley's major study of the origins etc. of "The Book of the Law." 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. Small price-sticked shadow on cover page which is also a bit darkened, a little general wear from use, front cover, light crease at lower corner, pages lightly toned and edges thumbed by internally clean and unmarked. A tight, clean about VG copy. Item #67106

Price: $125.00

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