Ruling Passions. Tom DRIBERG, Michael Foot, Aleister Crowley - related works.

Ruling Passions.

London: Jonathan Cape, 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xii + 272pp. Red cloth with gold lettering to spine, b&w photographs, index. Coloured top edge. The autobiography of politician, bon-vivant, journalist and probably spy, Tom Driberg, which includes several pages mentioning his friendship with Aleister Crowley. Previously from the collection of English bibliophile and Aleister Crowley scholar Nicholas Bishop-Culpeper with a printed note to that affect from January 2011. Most recently 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. Very light shelf wear, page edges lightly browned, pages lightly toned but fresh & unmarked. Overall a tight, clean VG+ copy in VG+ dust jacket (Dust jacket has a hint of rubbing to the edges, spine lightly faded, price clipped. Now in protective mylar sleeve). Item #67745

Price: $30.00