FOCUS ON LIFE Austin Osman Spare 1975 Occult Chaos Magic Eros Art DJ Limited Ed

USED, with light wear and aging. Please see description and photos for more details.

FOCUS ON LIFE Austin Osman Spare Automatic Drawing Writing Occult Art Eros Magic

Product Description

Focus On Life

written and illustrated by Austin Osman Spare

This book is number 128 of 500 printed in this limited edition. Originally published in 1921, this over-sized reprint is a luscious "coffee table" style book featuring some of his "automatic drawings" accompanied by some of his theories and philosophies on the occult. 44 pages. 10 x 12.75 inches.

Publishing Info: Askin Publishers, Hertfordshire, UK. 1975.

Overall in VERY GOOD+ condition, with VERY GOOD- DJ.

  • Book looks very nice overall. It has some wear, but was obviously treated with care.
  • Blue cloth over boards is clean, with gently bumped spine ends and three corners bumped.
  • Gilt on spine is bright and clear.
  • Inside pages are a cream linen and free of marks or obvious age toning.
  • Pastedowns show some minor age toning.
  • Dust jacket looks very nice behind Mylar and is backed with archival paper.
  • Close examination of the DJ shows some dirt and aging on back. Overall it has some minor scuffs / shelfwear, with light to moderate edgewear, including gently chipped corners and spine ends. Closed half-inch tear from top on back. Closed tear at lower edge on front was taped years ago.
  • CR20140827

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Subject: Philosophy
Topic: Occult
Original/Facsimile: Original
Binding: Hardcover w/Jacket
Special Attributes: 1st Edition
Publisher: Askin Publishers
Place of Publication: Hertfordshire UK
Year Printed: 19750000
Author: Austin Osman Spare
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom
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