Fair. No dust jacket. 1951. First Edition. 221 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth with gilt lettering. Mild tanning and rub wear to pages with light foxing to the text block edge. Firm binding. Heavy eater marks to the boards. Bumping to spine ends and corners with noticeable rubbing and scuffing along edges and over surfaces. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1493033008IMO (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
Good in Fair jacket. This copy is tight and square with a tight uncracked binding, the interior text is clean and free of marks, back of the back cover and end page are yellowed from a magazine article about the life and death of Aleister Crowley....the dust cover has many chips and tears to the edges, previous owners name and writing on the FFEPBQ.
Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. No signatures. Tears and chips up to 1/2" at ends of dust wrapper spine and at edges and corners of dust wrapper. Some foxing to verso of dust wrapper. Moderate spotting to page edges. Fading to dye on top page edges. Internally clean. No signatures. Dust wrapper is not price-clipped. Dust wrapper protected in archival mylar cover.; 225,  pages. Top page edges dyed blue. "It is an outing in autobiography, beginning with the strange presence of a young man in Kensington Church Street, London, on the night that the magician Aleister Crowley, the self-styled Beast of the Revelation, died in a Hastings boarding-house."-from dust wrapper blurb.; 8vo.
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