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From The Inferno To Zos, Austin Osman Spare Vol. I, II, III
1937. $500 or best offer (expedited shipping within the US) From The Inferno to Zos Austin Osman Spare complete work all three volumes mint condition. Volume 1: The Writings and Images of Austin Osman Spare Large Format 13ins x 10ins Profusely illustrated. Contents includes Earth Inferno, The Book of Satyrs, The Book of Pleasure, The Focus of Life, Anathema of Zos, Automatic Drawing by AOS and Frederic Carter together with images from Songs from the Classics. The Golden Hind, On the Oxford Circuit, Twelve Poems, The Equinox, The Starlit Mire, Form, A Book of Automatic Drawings and many others. Also included is a Bibliography of the Works of Austin Spare by Clive Harper, Exhibition Catalogues 1937-1955 with notes by AOS, Kenneth Frant, G Sandilands, Dennis Bardens and others Volume 2: The Artist's Books 1905 - 1927 Dr. William Wallace Large Format 13ins x 10ins xiii + 442pp + 16pp glossary & Bibliography Illustrated. A substantial investigation of the cultural & occult background of Spare's books together with a detailed examination of the symbolism & references in the pictures. He argues that the Alphabet of Desire relates to Enochian. He discusses such influences as Blake, Dante, Nietsche, Crowley of course, Kabbala, Alchemy, Ancient Egypt etc. As he examines each picture in turn even those who disagree with some of his conclusions will admire the window he opens upon the wealth of symbolism in Spare's work. Volume 3: Michelangelo in a Teacup Frank Letchford Large Format 13ins x 10ins Profusely illustrated. first biography of the personal life of Austin Spare. Written by a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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