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Refractions. Austin Osman Spare: Fallen Visionary. Cuming Museum 2010 (New)
by Pochin, Stephen (ed)
Publisher: Jerusalem Press
Book ID: 9780956700421, 095670042X
This book has been produced in response to all those who contacted us for transcripts
of the talks, and for an illustrated lists of works of the 2010 Austin Spare exhibition at the Cuming museum, London. It also features a transcript of Spare’s interview on BBC radio
Whereas Cockney Visionary centred on the works in the South London Gallery collection this volume allows us finally to picture all the loans in detail.
This includes installation photography, a fully illustrated list of 110 works (including cabinet objects), and transcripts of the talks, complete with contextual images. A finalised patrons list (from Cockney Visionary) is also included, along with a selection of visitors’ reviews.
The exhibition’s sequence of self-portraits will be recreated across a special fold-out double-sided cover.
500 numbered copies. 200 pages. 160 x 245mm. Uncoated card softback with metallic title-plate
and fold-out cover double-sided dust-jacket
The Voynich Manuscript
Yale University Press
Many call the fifteenth-century codex, commonly known as the Voynich Manuscript, the world s most mysterious book. Written in an unknown script by an unknown author, the manuscript has no clearer purpose now than when it was rediscovered in 1912 by rare books dealer Wilfrid Voynich. The manuscript appears and disappears throughout history, from the library of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II to a secret sale of books in 1903 by the Society of Jesus in Rome. The book s language has eluded deciphe...More
The Luminous Stone: Lucifer in Western Esotericism (Western Esotericism in Context)
Schulke, Daniel A. (ed)
Three Hands Press
Limited to 800 copies
The Arcanum of the 'fallen angel' Lucifer evokes such concepts as heresy, rebellion, pride, liberation from the bonds of demiurgic oppression, and impetus for human evolution. Meaning 'light bearer', Lucifer has, from his earliest origins, been hailed by religious and artistic countercultures as a patron saint of enlightenment -- the essential quality embodying overthrow of ignorance and the inspired process of revelation. Allied to ancient Gnostic cosmological concepti...
LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick
Forrest, Adam (ed)
Book is limited to 500 hand numbered hardcover copies printed in two colors and bound in faux leather silk-touch cloth, 252 pages, Foil stamp on both the front and back boards with a full color frontispiece by acclaimed artist Caniglia and sewn in satin bookmark.
About the book:
For Liber Spirituum: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick, Azoth Press has assembled a group of nine of the foremost writers in the field of ceremonial magick, representi...