Yeats's Golden Dawn. George Mills HARPER, W B. Yeats.

Yeats's Golden Dawn.

London: The MacMillan Press Ltd, 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. x + 322pp. Black cloth with gilt title etc to spine, notes, appendicies and index. An important study of Yeats's involvement in the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and its effect on his life and writings. Drawn from - and reproducing - much then unpublished material; includes a list of the contents of Westcott's Hermetic Library. Yeats famously clashed with Aleister Crowley over the direction in which the Order should go, culminating in the "battle of Blythe Road" and a significant fracture in the group. Just a hint of shelfwear, small Helios bookshop label on front blank - otherwise a tight, bright and unmarked near Fine copy in price clipped, mylar protected, VG+ dust jacket. Item #68876
ISBN: 0333150309

Price: $150.00

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