The Beast 666. John - INSCRIBED / SIGNED SYMONDS, related works Aleister Crowley.
The Beast 666.
The Beast 666.

The Beast 666.

London, The Pindar Press, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Large thick octavo. xii + 608pp. Blue cloth, gilt title, etc. to spine. Illustrations - 2 in color. Warmly INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Symonds to a previous owner on the first blank. The final - and extensively revised - edition of John Symonds' biography of Aleister Crowley, which first appeared at less than half of its present size under the title The Great Beast in 1951. 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. Light bump to upper front corner else - a lovely near Fine copy in near Fine mylar protected dust jacket.. Very large, heavy book - may require additional shipping. Item #68194
ISBN: 1899828214

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