London: First Impressions (Mandrake Press & Holmes), 1992. FIRST EDITION. Limited Edition of 50 copies only, hand-numbered, this one being number 35. Item #17205
Quarter bound in leather with marbled end papers and ribbon place marker. A FINE COPY. At the time of this First Impression printing, this volume of Crowley's had not appeared in print, although it did include many of his best known pieces. As this is an exact facsimile of the Yorke copy at the Warburg, there are copious hand marginalia and personal corrections by Crowley, being this was AC's own copy, Includes Crowley's humorous indictment of Norman Mudd, the "book thief", who stole it "from the table by my bed" as scribbled on the front free end paper. 316 pages, plus Crowley's book catalogue, titled, "The Excreta of Aleister Crowley". Originally dedicated to Theodor Reuss. [xx], 328 pages. Tall 8vo.