Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection
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Austin Osman Spare, Book Collection

1921–2005. Fifteen (15) books, 20.4 x 13.5cm to 40.5 x 33cm. Minor creases or bumping to boards, one with binding slightly loose and slight discolouration to interior. Overall fine.

This collection of books contains original and facsimile editions by and about the artist and occultist Austin Osman Spare (Brit., 1886–1956).

Titles include: Now For Reality [with poems by Aleister Crowley]; The Book of Ugly Ecstasy; The Focus of Life: The mutterings of Aaos; Automatic Drawing; Images & Oracles of Austin Osman Spare [Kenneth Grant]; Austin Spare: An introduction to his life & writings [Sunny Shah]; and two scarce exhibition catalogues, Austin Osman Spare. The Divine Draughtsman and Austin Osman Spare: Artist, occultist, sensualist. Also included are eight publications by I-H-O Books, seemingly an imprint of Mandrake Press, the publishing house associated with Aleister Crowley and the occult in the 1930s. A detailed list is available on request.

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Item #CL199-140

Price (AUD): $5,950.00  other currencies

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