London: The Mandrake Press, 1929. First UK Edition, preceding all others.

One of famed British occultist Aleister Crowley's best-known works, about a magical battle over the soul of an ethereal being. Many of Crowley's contemporaries appear as thinly veiled characters in the story, including MacGregor Mathers, Arthur Edward Waite, Annie Besant, Allen Bennett, Leila Waddell, Isadora Duncan, and Mary D'Este.

Very Good plus in a Very Good dust jacket. Boards lightly soiled, with moderately frayed corners. Jacket spine panel is separated from front and rear panels, but has been repaired with cello tape on the verso, with chips on the spine ends and top corners of the rear panel.

[Book #156839]