Author: Crowley, Aleister Title: Konx Om Pax. Essays in Light Publication: London & Felling-On-Tyne: Walter Scott Publishing Co. And the Society for the Propogation of Religious Truth, 1907 Edition: First edition.8vo, xii, 108 + 12 pp. Publisher's catalog, bound in cream glazed cloth extensively embossed in gilt. Illustrated with a frontispiece photograph of Crowley by Aimé Dupont. One of 500 numbered and signed copies, but this copy unnumbered and out of series, as often.
A miscellany in the best sense of the word, with texts ranging from his allegorical text on initiation and involving the tarot, "The Wake World, " to the skit "Ali Sloper, and the 40 Liars, " which parodies several very thinly veiled members of the Order of the Golden Dawn. The book concludes with a selection of verse.
However, it now stands as one of Crowley's better works, exemplifying his strengths as a storyteller across genres - for certain readers at least. Cloth mildly grubby and darkened, with some minor rippling of cloth to back panel.Endpapers and tissue guards lightly toned, with some mild offsetting to facing page of the photographic frontis, as usual, and a slight paperclip rust ghost to p. Subject: Esotericism & the Occult. Division Leap is a bookstore and publisher in New York City's Chinatown. For more than ten years we've specialized in books, archives and ephemera relating to art, poetry, the avant-garde, esotericism & the occult, and social and utopian movements. We leave feedback for buyers once they have posted feedback for us. We work hard to keep buyers happy and to resolve the rare problem promptly. This listing was created by Bibliopolis. The item "Aleister Crowley / Konx Om Pax Essays in Light Signed 1st Edition 1907" is in sale since Friday, April 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "divisionleap" and is located in New York, New York.
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