The Equinox. Volume III, Number 10. The Review of Scientific Illuminism. The Official Organ of the O. T. O.
New York: 93 Publishing, 1990. First Hardcover of Revised Second Printing. Hardcover. Large octavo. (9.25 x 6.25 inches). 288pp. Beige cloth with red gilt embossed Equinox coat of arms to front board and lettering and seal to spine, b&w illustrations, maroon endpapers. SIGNED by Hymenaeus Beta on the half-title page. The hardcover issue of the second, revised printing of this important collection of writings by Crowley and others, with an Introduction by Hymenaeus Beta. It includes various essays by Crowley, an introduction to the history of the O.T.O., a study of the Gnostic Mass, chapters from Crowley's "Golden Twigs," a study of the work of Kenneth Anger with filmography, and poetry and prose by Harvey Bialy, Robert Kelly, Gerrit Lansing, Charles Stein, and others. This copy is 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. Red lettering to spine a bit dulled (as common with this edition), just a hint of age wear - else a tight & clean near Fine copy with an intact example of the clear mylar cover that was issued with some copies. Item #70868