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  • Author: Spare, Austin Osman.

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London: Chapman and Hall, 1922-1923. FIRST EDITION.

Light dusting to the covers, but free of stains, markings, or any serious defects: A VERY GOOD+ SET of the rare periodical in which can be found many of Spare's most profound drawings and lithographs. Literary contributions by Alec Waugh, Aldous Huxley, Laurence Houseman, Ford Madox Ford, Rabindranath Tagore, Joseph... more

Price: $725.00

London: Fulgur Limited, 1997. FIRST EDITION. Limited to 400 copies only.

In French fold wraps as issued; A MINT COPY, unread and uncirculated. Illustrated. With an introduction by Gavin Semple. and includes the "Surreal Racing Forecast Cards" in a printed sleeve at no extra charge. These are a near exact facsimile of the first issue, except slightly shaved to preserve the... more

Price: $93.00

Thame, UK: Mandrake Press Ltd., 1990. FIRST EDITION. This edition limited to 1000 hand numbered copies.

A Fine cloth copy in fine dust jacket. With illustrations by Austin Spare, an introduction by Frederick Carter, and an essay by Keith Richmond. Fourteen illustrations. Quarto. ... more

Price: $79.00

London: Fulgur Limited, 2005. Limited DeLuxe Edition of 93 copies only of which this is copy 86.

A FINE COPY, quarter bound in black Morocco, top edge silvered, with matching slipcase and dust jacket. More than 100 colored plates. Accompanying an exhibition at The Maas Gallery (15a Clifford Street, London, W1), the book contains a comprehensive collection of Spare's art complemented by a biographical introduction, a checklist... more

Price: $419.00

London: Fulgur Limited, 2005. Limited Edition of 500 copies only.

A FINE COPY IN FINE DUST JACKET. More than 100 colored plates. Accompanying an exhibition at The Maas Gallery (15a Clifford Street, London, W1), the book contains a comprehensive collection of Spare's art complemented by a biographical introduction, a checklist of his exhibitions, and essays by those who knew Spare... more

Price: $111.00

London: Fulgur, 1997-2009. FIRST TRADE EDITIONS.

A FINE SET without dust jackets. These are important sketchbooks of immensely powerful line drawings from 1924 which directly communicates that peculiar ecstatic energy which is at the heart of the cultus of which Spare was an adept. The volume includes a prophetic excerpt from Spare's unpublished writings, with a... more

Price: $269.00

Italy: Roberto Migliussi, 1997. Limited edition of 300 hand numbered copies only.

Very Fine oversize custom wraps; beautifully done Italian version of "The Focus of Life". A number of halftone nudes by Spare illustrates the text. Tall 4to. ... more

Price: $22.50

UK: Fulgur Limited, 2012. Limited to 88 hand-numbered copies only. This is copy 46.

A VERY FINE COPY, quarter bound in vellum and custom cloth, with flourishes, slipcased. The FOCUS is arguably the most biographically significant of all Spare's published works. Often obscure, magical and fragmentary, it invites exploration of a strange Nietzschean landscape through what Spare termed 'the labyrinth of the alphabet.' But... more

Price: $450.00

London: Fulgur Limited, 2008. FIRST EDITION, DELUXE. Limited to 93 hand-numbered and slipcased volumes, signed by publisher, Robert Ansell.

A FINE COPY IN SLIPCASE, quarter bound in green Morocco, with custom gold end papers, top edge gilt, and dust jacket. THE VALLEY OF FEAR is an unpublished sketchbook of 20 vigorous, yet haunting, studies from this bleak period. Designed as a companion volume to THE BOOK OF UGLY ECSTASY... more

Price: $475.00

Italy: Migliussi, 1991. First Edition, limited, of 111 copies of which this is hand number seventy.

In custom wraps and enamel papers; A FINE COPY, illustrated. Text in Italian. Small 4to. ... more

Price: $55.00

London: The Beskin Press, 1999. FIRST EDITION.

Tall oversized catalogue printed on coated stock with exceptional color work and a number of serious articles on Spare. Splendid production with impressively done cover art of a Spare self portrait. 4to. ... more

Price: $47.50

London: Fulgur, 1997. Limited edition of 40 numbered copies only.

FINE COPY IN DUST JACKET AND SLIPCASE, bound in quarter cream Morocco, French papers, top edge gilt, and a terra cotta cast of a Roman intaglio talisman germane to the Cultus inset into a sunken panel in the rear pastedown. An important sketchbook of immensely powerful line drawings from 1924... more

Price: $1,375.00

London: Fulgur Ltd., 1992. Limited edition, hand-numbered.

A FINE+ CLOTH VOLUME IN FINE DUST JACKET with two colored frontispieces by Austin Spare as the books are bound opposite one another (TÍte-bÍche) -- one flips the book vertically to read the other, this is a book without end. Marvelous private press work! Preface by Robert Ansell. Small 4to.... more

Price: $333.00

Italy: Migliussi, 2001. Second limited edition of 200 copies of which this is hand number twenty.

In custom wraps; A FINE COPY, illustrated by Spare. Preface by Kenneth Grant. Text in Italian. 8vo. ... more

Price: $65.00

London: First Impressions (Mandrake Press & Holmes), 1993-95. Special publisher's edition limited to FOUR COPIES only, this is set number 4, and was asssigned to co-publisher, JD Holmes.

A FINE SET. Bound in leather and boards with marbled ends, all edges and titles silvered (the only volumes having this feature, all others were gilded with gold), with ribbon markers. Compiled and edited by A.R. Naylor who signed on the verso along with Clive Harper and JD Holmes at... more

Price: $3,500.00

London: Fulgur Limited, 2005.Limited Paper Edition of 961 hand-numbered copies in French fold wraps.

A FINE COPY, uncirculated.. Color plates galore. Accompanying an exhibition at The Maas Gallery (15a Clifford Street, London, W1), the book contains a comprehensive collection of his art complemented by a biographical introduction, a checklist of his exhibitions and essays by those who knew Spare well throughout his life, including... more

Price: $88.00

Cincinnati: Black Moon, 1985. Facsimile edition of the 1927 edition.

In wraps, side-bound; title label tipped to front panel; A VERY GOOD+ or better copy. Preface to this edition by Louis Martinie. Illustrated. 4to. ... more

Price: $65.00

London: Fulgur Limited, 2007. Limited edition of 91 hand-numbered copies, signed by Kenneth and Steffi Grant.

A FINE COPY, bound in quarter Black morocco with premium cloth panels, and with a matching lined-slipcase and dust jacket. Two volumes bound as one -- these are bound opposite one another, or upside down, and back to back (TÍte-bÍche) -- one flips the book vertically to read the other... more

Price: $579.00

London: Fulgur Limited [Special Issue], 2006. Ninety-three Only, signed and numbered by both of the Grants.

Limited issue art print, signed by the Grants, and uncirclulated. MINT. Austin Osman Spare created this magical stele painting for Kenneth and Steffi Grant in 1954. The design incorporates portraits of the artist and both recipients, with Steffi Grant represented as the goddess Isis. Replete with secret glyphs and sigillic... more

Price: $677.00

London: Fulgur Limited, 2008. FIRST LIMITED EDITION. 741 hand-numbered copies.

Premium cloth and custom end papers; A FINE COPY IN FINE DUST JACKET. One of the major lost works, this unpublished sketchbook of 20 vigorous, yet haunting, studies was created during a bleak period in Spare's life. Designed as a companion volume with UGLY ECSTASY (Fulgur, 1996), these delicately tinted... more

Price: $133.00