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Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley - Ahab & Other Poems 1903 First Edition Chiswick Press Ltd RARE
London: Aleister Crowley Ahab and Other Poems 1903 Chiswick Press Limited First Edition First Impression Rare - One of only 150 copies privately printed on handmade paper. The Count Vladimir Svareff who "wrote" the introduction and epilogue was of course Crowley himself. In VG condition with a small black spot as per photos that does not affect the cover Acquired from a small US institution many many years ago, these are the discreet pencil marks on the inside cover as per the photos. Slight crease to top right hand corner as photos. Binding tight. Otherwise the book is VG indeed. Feel free to ask questions. UK and US Buyers only. Open to offers. UK Postage Free, US costs due to insurance and current circumstances of delivery. Aleister Crowley 1875 - 1947, was an English occultist, ceremonial magician, poet, painter, novelist, and mountaineer. He founded the religion of Thelema, identifying himself as the prophet entrusted with guiding humanity into the Æon of Horus in the early 20th century. A prolific writer, he published widely over the course of his life. Born to a wealthy family in Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, Crowley rejected his parents' fundamentalist Christian Plymouth Brethren faith to pursue an interest in Western esotericism. He was educated at Trinity College at the University of Cambridge, where he focused his attentions on mountaineering and poetry, resulting in several publications. Some biographers allege that here he was recruited into a British intelligence agency, further suggesting that he remained a spy throughout his life. In 1898 he joined the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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