ABRAXAS VI: The Leonora Carrington Special Issue.
London: Fulgur Esoterica, 2014. Limited Edition. A FINE COPY in tall quality wraps. The special feature in this issue is the surrealist painter and novelist, Leonora Carrington, whose long career exhibited a ripe, continued interest in the esoteric and the occult. Produced in the same large high quality format as the first five numbers [and the special Cambridge issue], number Six is printed on a variety of custom papers, and is richly illustrated throughout in color and monochrome. An eclectic selection of esoteric, alchemical, Voudon, magickal essays, poetry, significant interviews, and a rare photography essay on Marjorie Cameron. Partial List of Contents: Death and Roses: Sante Muerte, the Love Sorceress / R. Andrew Chesnut; The Alchemy of Liberation: An Interview with Penny Slinger / Anja Dorofeeva; Heartbreak Wolf Vodu / Arturo Desimone; Chasing Cameron's Light / Victoria Ballesteros; John Jacob Niles, Ambrose Bierce and Folk Song as Thoughtform / Michael Pursley; Hymn to Saraswati / Joshua Mostafa; The Hermes of Harlem: Harlem Esoterics, and the Secret Life of Robert T. Browne / Matt Marble; Leaden Turns Light / Liz Insogna; The Tomb of Pan / Lord Dunsany; Boy with Goat / Robert Kyle; Ella Young and Ross Nichols: Sourcing the Irish Gods / Mark A. Williams; Invoking the Numinous / Mary Vaughan; Sofia Returning to Jerusalem / Natalia Smirnov; A Birch Trunk Notched Times Seven / slippery elm; Saint or Satanist? Joseph-Antoine Boullan and Satanism in Nineteenth-Century France / Christian Guidice; The Guide Mosheks Introduces Lieutenant Radkovski to Female Friend / Arturo Desimone; Spirits of Shadows and Light / Kelly E. Hayes; The Black Magic Code / Leo Ruickbie; Love and Hate in the Same Man / Silvia Argiolas; The Aenigma Artists' Group 1918-1932 / Reinhold J. Fäth. Together with an exciting presentation on an extraordinary woman: LEONORA CARRINGTON: AN ABRAXAS SPECIAL FEATURE: Leonora Carrington and the Art of Invocation / Susan L. Aberth & A Visual World: Leonora Carrington and the Occult / Wouter J. Hanegraaff. Item #FUL-A6