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  • Author: Spare, Austin Osman.

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Thame: IHO Books, 2005.

In custom wraps as issued, A FINE COPY. Originally published by Bodley Head, London, 1907, in an edition of three hundred copies only. With thirteen full page plates. Small 4to. ... more

Price: $44.00

London: Neptune Press, 2006. Limited edition of 150 copies.

A VERY FINE COPY, and still in the original shrink wrap, together with the Weiser issued prospectus. This is copy number 71. 40 pages, 24 drawings on fine parchment paper in landscape in quarto. Afterword by Keith Richmond. ... more

Price: $349.00

Italy: Migliussi, 1991. Limited edition of 111 copies of which this is number 20.

In custom wraps and enamel papers; A FINE COPY, illustrated. Text in Italian. 8vo. ... more

Price: $45.00

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: $49.00

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: $45.00

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, 2010. Private edition of 200 hand numbered copies of which this number twenty.

Tall custom wraps as issued; an exact rendering of the original 1905 edition with printer's specs on title pages, and facsimile signature; A FINE copy. Unpaginated. 4to. ... more

Price: $47.50

UK: IHO Books, 2001. FIRST EDITION.

Fine copy in oversize wraps as issued with illustrations, some in color. True first editon with the gfilt titles on front panel..Signed by A.R. Naylor on the title page. 174 pages. Small 4to. ... more

Price: $244.00

UK: IHO Books, 2001. FIRST EDITION.

Fine copy in oversize wraps with illustrations, some in color. 174 pages. Small 4to. ... more

Price: $169.00

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

Austin Osman Spare created this magical stele 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 formulae, the stele may be regarded as the icon par excellence for... more

Price: $875.00

London: First Impressions (Mandrake Press & Holmes), 1993-95. DeLuxe Limited edition of 100 numbered copies of which this is number 101.

A FINE SET in small folio. Bound in leather and boards with marbled end papers, all edges gilt, and ribbon marker. Compiled and edited by A.R. Naylor. With additional material by Frank Letchford, Clive Harper, William Wallace, others. Volume One: 368 pages. Volume Two: 446 pages, plus glossary and addended... more

Price: $844.00

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: $3,388.00

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

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: Jerusalem Press, 2011. Limited deLuxe edition, signed by Alan Moore and Michael Staley on the title page, and one of 100 hand-numbered copies.

Special binding of cloth and leather in a customized printed slipcase, with inserted plate, and a limited bibliographical broadside on THE BOOK OF PLEASURE by Clive Harper, and numbered and signed by him. Tall quarto. ... more

Price: $675.00

London: Jerusalem Press, 2011. Limited to 900 hand-numbered copies.

A FINE COPY IN DUST JACKET. Small folio. First published in 1913, this magical book is resplendent with full page symbolist illustrations that represent some of the artist's most corrosive and beautiful draughtsmanship. It is also festooned with examples of his automatic drawings and sigils, this work has established Spare... more

Price: $93.00

London: Jerusalem Press, 2011. Special Edition of six copies only of which this is "D", signed by Alan Moore and Michael Staley on the title page, and Stephen Pochin at the colophon.

A FINE COPY. Special binding in full leather in a customized printed slipcase, with inserted plate, and a limited bibliographical broadside on THE BOOK OF PLEASURE by Clive Harper, and numbered and signed by him. Tall quarto. ... more

Price: $1,277.00

London: Fulgur, 1997. FIRST EDITION.

A FINE COPY IN FINE DUST JACKET. Tall quarto volume bound in custom cloth with French papers and dust jacket. One of the most haunting creations from the hand of this artist-an important sketchbook of immensely powerful line drawings from 1924 which directly communicates that peculiar ecstatic energy which is... more

Price: $200.00

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: $1,350.00

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