Good. Octavo. Hardcover. Second Impression. 1951. 316pp. No dustjacket. Bound in original blue cloth. Extremities rubbed and worn, binding secure, pages have some foxing to preliminary and ending pages but otherwise clear. Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
Near Fine. Book Paperback-Panther Books 1480 (February 1963)-NF (minor wear)-Lurid, dark and sensational; in other words, very cool cover art graces the cover of this early 60's paperback-the back cover reads, "Madman? Confidence Trickster? Debaucher? They called him the wickedest man in the world, and his excesses scandalized and shocked the world of his day as wantonly he trod the path of evil"...
Poor. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. With Gerald Yorke's invaluable bibliography. Second Imp. Rider & Co., London 1951. illus 316pp hb worn/discoloured with dampstaining to inside front cover and first few pages affecting the frontis but avoiding any text, contents sound, poor.
Good. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. With Gerald Yorke's invaluable bibliography. Sixth Imp. Rider 1955. illus 316pp hb Some wear, inside front hinge split, some discolouration of pages. This was Jean Overton Fuller's (biographer of Victor Neuberg) copy and contains her bookplate along with a few of her notes and marked passages, good.
Hardcover. Large octavo. 316pp. Original blue cloth with gilt title, etc. to spine, frontis, illustrations, bibliography and index. The first edition of Symond's biography of Crowley, the book which introduced the children of the Fifties and Sixties to the Great Beast. Early printings like this include, as an appendix, Gerald Yorke's ground-breaking Bibliography of Crowley. Spine ends and corners lightly bruised and chafed, page edges darkened, top edge foxed, endpapers unevenly browned and foxed, contemporary Atlantis Bookshop sticker on front pastedown, pages lightly toned, Overall a tight, unmarked VG+ copy in Fair dust jacket. (Dust jacket ragged and chafed with much chipping to all edges and folds, though it is mainly complete and not clipped).
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