The Crowley-Ripper Connections. Truth or Fantasy? By Frater Achad Osher 583 VIII Including Jack The Ripper by Aleister Crowley [ Cover title: Did Aleister Crowley Know The Identity Of Jack The Ripper ]. Aleister CROWLEY, Edited and, an, Aleister CROWLEY, Edited, J. Edward Cornelius, Jerry Cornelius.

The Crowley-Ripper Connections. Truth or Fantasy? By Frater Achad Osher 583 VIII Including Jack The Ripper by Aleister Crowley [ Cover title: Did Aleister Crowley Know The Identity Of Jack The Ripper ].

New York: Pangenetor Lodge Publications, 1994. First Pangenetor Edition. Softcover stapled booklet. Octavo. (8.5 x 5.5 inches). (24pp). Blue printed wrappers with author and title printed in black within a Greek-revival style decorative border on the front wrapper and reproduction of a nineteenth century style magazine cover on the rear. This copy SIGNED by the editor J. Edward Cornelius on the title-page. Approximately half the booklet is taken up with an essay, "The Crowley-Ripper Connections" by Cornelius, with the remainder being the essay "Jack the Ripper" which Crowley wrote in August 1943. Crowley's essay was first published in the journal Sothis, (Vol.1 No.4, 1974) and had its first separate UK publication as a booklet published by Nicholas Bishop-Culpeper in August 1988, and its first separate US publication in a Thelema Lodge OTO / Cornelius pamphlet in 1992. Cornelius's essay, "The Crowley-Ripper Connections" was first published alongside Crowley's piece "Jack the Ripper" in a privately printed booklet published by the Jerry and Marlene Cornelius in December 1993. Some six months later the joint Crowley/Cornelius work was republished as a booklet in the Pangenetor Lodge Publication series, most of which were edited by Marlene Cornelius, then-wife of Jerry Cornelius, both of whom were closely involved in their production. The couple later went on to publish the well-known "Red Flame" series as well as to write, published and edit numerous books independently. A few light marks to upper cover otherwise near Fine condition. Scarce. Item #69090

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