Moonchild. A Prologue - Aleister Crowley 1929 - The Mandrake Press, London - First Edition Moonchild remains Aleister Crowley’s most famous fictional work, an entertaining tale of rival magickal lodges with numerous derogatory, (and often thinly disguised) pen portraits of colleagues, friends and enemies, many of whom were based on the members of Crowley’s fascinating inner circle during the 1920s, such as Mahatera Phang, largely thought to represent dancer and artist Isadora Duncan.   References: d'Arch Smith, Books of the Beast 31. Yorke 51.

Octavo (22.2x15cm), pp. vii [1] 9-335 [1]. Publisher’s dark green cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt to spine, all edgdes trimmed.
  Condition: Near fine, offsetting to endpapers, faint foxing to foredge, minor rubbing to corners and spine ends.   Ref: 110654   Price: HK$ 4,000