THE UN-MAGICKAL RECORD OF THE GREAT BEAST 666 – ALEISTER CROWLEY: VOLUME ONE: SEX – DRUGS – PROPHETIC ROLES


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Cole, Richard T.; Sparkes, Sadie; Robertson, Sandy

Orange Box Books, 2011. Hardcover with dust-jacket. First Edition. Black and white illustrations throughout. Edition limited to 666 copies. Also includes the Wickedest Crossword Puzzle in the world and other ephemera. Brand New/Fine.

The book comprises an Introduction – “Occult Pulp Faction” by Sandy Robertson, a selection of essays by Richard T. Cole, and thirty-three facsimile reproductions of rare articles relating to Aleister Crowley, drawn from a variety of magazines published between 1939 and 1982, including: Auctions Record (1972) – Book & Magazine Collector (2008) – Smith’s Weekly (1924) – True (1939) – Sensation (1939) – Everybody’s Weekly (1949) – Fate (1949) – Sci. Fi. Quarterly (1953) – Action (1953) -Punch (1955) – Picture Post (1955) – People (1956) – True (1956) – Real Action For Men (1957) – Stag (1959) – American Book Collector (1961) – Adam (1964) – Real (1966) – Jaguar (1966) – Penthouse (1967) – Forum (1970) – Zodiac Monthly (1970) – Prediction (1970) – Strange (1971) – the Realist (1971) – High Times (1978) – Unexplained (1980) – Sounds (1982). Many of these magazines and articles are now difficult-to-find, and are here drawn mostly from originals in the collection of the late Nicholas Bishop-Culpeper. All copies of this book come with an 8 page “Wickedest Prize Crossword in the World” booklet with a separate A3 grid, which details a competition (with some rather lovely prizes) being run by the publisher that closes in December 2011.

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Weight 1.205 kg