BLACK MAGIC. A Tale of the Rise and Fall of the Antichrist.
Price: $550.00 CAD
Place Published: London
Publisher: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited
Date Published: 1926.
Edition: New Edition
Condition: Near Fine in Dust Jacket
Book Id: 303158
Octavo, original publisher's blue cloth titled in black on spine & front panel. 352 pp. A "New Edition", originally published by Alston Rivers, London, 1909. Light foxing to page edges, a near fine copy in the original colour pictorial dust jacket which has a few small closed tears and tiny chips at the edges with no particular loss. A very fresh copy in the stunning and rare dust jacket depicting a magical ceremony. ¶ Black magic, transvestism and witchcraft - "...a rousing historical melodrama in which the sorceress Ursula becomes Pope Joan, and very nearly the Antichrist. It remains one of the best diabolist thrillers." Robert Hadji (Knowlton) in The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural .