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Ashton Rare Books

Specialising in High Quality Fine Editions. Particularly Modern First Editions (Fiction), Plays (mainly 20th century), Signed and Association copies, Uncommon Editions, Children's Literature (mainly 20th century) and illustrated books. We are members of both the PBFA and ABA and practise under their guidance.

Jephthah And Other Mysteries Lyrical and Dramatic


The sole UK printing published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London in 1899. 8 page advertisements for Crowley's books to the rear. The BOOK is in Very Good condition. Some pages are unopened. Contemporary heraldic bookplate of a previous owner to the front pastedown. The corners are bumped with a little loss and there si some pushing at the spine ends. Some age related markings on the covers and the spine. The label to the spine is toned and a little rubbed in places. Some spotting and offsetting to the end papers. The binding remains tight and the pages are in very good condition with just light toning to the edges. The book is protected in a loose Mylar archival cover. The book was published just after Crowley had left Cambridge University. Extremely scarce with only one copy having appeared at auction in the last 40 years.