Title: The Star In The West – A Critical Essay Upon The Works of Aleister Crowley
Author: Captain [J F C] Fuller
Published: 1907 London and Felling-on-Tyne: The Walter Scott Publishing Co.
Format: Hardback First Edition
Number 65 of an edition that was limited to only 100 copies. Bound in white buckram and with a heavily gilt-stamped occult seal and title on the front cover and title, this numbered copy is also signed by both Fuller and Crowley, as well as being inscribed by Crowley.Continue Reading

Auctioned yesterday at Gorringe’s (Lewes UK): Austin Osman Spare (1888-1956) Pencil and coloured pencils on thin wove paper ‘Threshold: Quasi-automatic drawings. 1944-1945′ title page in the original album with attached note ’35 drawings by A.O.S. Bought for £15. Nov 15th 1945 through Hannen Swaffer’ 8 x 13in. Estimate £700-1,000 LOTSContinue Reading

News of an interesting auction… A collection of esoteric philosophy books previously owned by Frank and Gail Zappa, including Znuz is Znees: Memoirs of a Magician by C.F. Russell (self published, 1970); The Book of Wisdom or Folly, in the Form of an Epistle of 666 the Great and WildContinue Reading

Aleister Crowley (Royal Leamington Spa 1875-1947 Hastings) Landscape with volcano and a saint signed with monogram (lower left) pencil and watercolour on paper 13 ¾ x 19 ½ in. (34.3 x 49.5 cm.) http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/aleister-crowley-royal-leamington-spa-1875-1947-hastings-6014848-details.aspx Related Images:Continue Reading

Went for £9635 including commission, I believe… LOT105 ALEISTER CROWLEY: 2 ttls: THE SWORD OF SONG CALLED BY CHRISTIANS THE BOOK OF THE BEAST, Benares By Keys Fine Art Auctioneers Society for the Propagation of Religious Truth, 1904, one of a small number of copies printed on vellum, long autographedContinue Reading