The Mass of Saint Secaire; a "Golden Twigs" story by Aleister Crowley. Aleister CROWLEY.

The Mass of Saint Secaire; a "Golden Twigs" story by Aleister Crowley

Syracuse NY: Luminist Publications, 2005. First Edition Thus. Softcover. Octavo. iv, 20pp + ivpp advert. Stapled illustrated wrappers with publisher's clear mylar protective cover. First published in "The International" [Magazine], February 1918 under the pseudonym Mark Wells, "The Mass of Secaire" was one of Aleister Crowley's "Golden Twigs" series, a collection of stories based on Frazer's "Golden Bough". This Lumnist Publications edition is thought to be its first separate publication. This copy 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. A tight, clean near Fine copy. Item #67113

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