Item #69770 The Magical World of Aleister Crowley. Francis X. KING, Aleister Crowley: related works.

The Magical World of Aleister Crowley.

New York: Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, Inc, 1978. First American Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 210pp, vii page photo insert. Black cloth decorated in blind on upper board gilt title, etc. to spine, illustrations, index. The first American edition of Francis King's entertaining biographical portrait of Aleister Crowley. The author Francis X. King (1934–1994) was a British popular historian of the occult, whose books played an important part in the renewal of interest in Western Magical traditions in late twentieth century Britain and beyond. A little bruising to base of spine, gilt lettering to spine a touch dulled, light crease across upper corner of first dozen leaves, some darkening and flecking to edges of text -block. Else a tight, bright VG + copy in VG+ dust jacket (Dust jacket lightly rubbed at edges and folds, not clipped. Now protected by removable mylar sleeve). Item #69770
ISBN: 0698108841