Aleister Crowley ... The Last Ritual. Read From His Own Works, According To His Wish, on December 5th, 1947, at Brighton. Aleister CROWLEY, Compiled and with, Frieda Lady Harris, Compiled.
Aleister Crowley ... The Last Ritual. Read From His Own Works, According To His Wish, on December 5th, 1947, at Brighton.

Aleister Crowley ... The Last Ritual. Read From His Own Works, According To His Wish, on December 5th, 1947, at Brighton.

NP [ Brighton, England ]: ND, 1947. First Edition. Softcover. Large octavo (10 x 7 ½") 12pp. Original light green printed wrappers, with woodcut designs by Frieda Lady Harris on front and back wrappers. Tipped in frontispiece by Frieda Lady Harris. The Order of Service for Crowley's funeral, distributed to the small band of friends and well-wishers who gathered prior to his cremation. It includes excerpts from his own works. 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. Wrappers a bit rubbed and darkened at edges and spine. A couple of small paint flecks (?) on spine edge of front wrapper, which is also creased at bottom corner. Some uneven toning throughout. Still a tight about VG copy of an increasingly scarce item. Item #68282

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