Dark Spirits: The Magical Art of Rosaleen Norton and Austin Osman Spare. Rosaleen NORTON, Austin Osman Spare, Dr. Nevill Drury, Paul Hardacre.

Dark Spirits: The Magical Art of Rosaleen Norton and Austin Osman Spare.

Brisbane, AU: Salamander & Sons, 2012. First Edition. Hardcover. Small quarto. 198pp. Black cloth with gilt lettering to upper board and spine. Illustrated in colour and b/w. Bibliography & index. The standard hardcover edition. A richly-illustrated study of the two pre-eminent twentieth century artist-magicians, Austin Osman Spare and Rosaleen Norton by the late Nevill Drury (author of "Pan's Daughter" and numerous studies of Western magical traditions). Drury gives a biographical overview and analysis of the occult symbolism and approaches of both artists; in his introduction the author recounts the importance of Norton and Spare in influencing his own interest and later exploration of both the Occult and Art. A well-produced volume, with numerous examples of the artists' work and contemporary photographs. "As new" copy this about Fine in same dust jacket. (Dust jacket protected by removable mylar sleeve.). Item #67971
ISBN: 9780980409987

Price: $200.00