First edition, first printing. Publisher's original dark blue cloth with gilt titles to the upper board and spine. A good copy, the binding firm but with rubbing, bumping and fraying to the spine tips and corners. The spine is a little rolled. The cloth is marked and darkened, the gilt titles dulled a little. The contents, lacking the blank front endpaper and with evidence of a paper label removed from the front pastedown are otherwise clean throughout. The text block edges are somewhat dusty. Three page publisher's catalogue to the rear.
A science fiction / occult novel, the villain of which Oliver Haddo is modelled on Aleister Crowley. Scarce in first edition, with only 2100 copies printed. (Stott A11a).
Stock code: 22841