Three Hands Press, 2015-19. First Printings. Pictorial wrappers. Eight volumes. Original colour pictorial wrappers; stapled at spine. Approx 16 pp each. 300 copies were issued of Volume 1, 400 copies of Volume 4, and 500 copies each of Volumes 2, 3 and 5, 750 copies of Volumes 6, 7 & 8. A fine set. Note: I believe two further volumes have been issued to date. Note: Despite the larger stated limitation, some of these issues are very, very scarce. Fine. Item #312213
¶ Not just a prospectus, Auspices offers articles relating to forthcoming books, Interviews with authors and Artists, etc. Auspices One: contains A RATIONAL DERANGEMENT: Towards a Theory of Occult Literature, by Lee Morgan. Volume II: ANIMA SUBLIME: An Interview with Raven Ebner, THE RITUAL OF A SCOACE DRACI from Witchcraft & Sorcery of the Balkans by Radomir Ristic; Auspices III: FIGURATING THE PRIMORDIAL EARTH: An Interview with Martin Duffy; Auspices IV: THE DEVELOPMENT AND SOURCES OF "THREE BOOKS OF MAGICAL PHILOSOPHY" by Eric Purdue; Auspices V: POESIS OF THE INTRINSIC: An Interview with Richard Gavin. Auspices VI: IMANGING VIRIDITAS: Artist benjamin A. Vierling discusses the monumental work of illustrating 'The Green Mysteries'; Auspices VII: COVERED MIRRORS AND THE ASCENDING SKULL: Deathlore an Pennsylvania German Spirit Ecology, by Cody Dickerson; Auspices VIII: INSPIRED LETTERFORMS: An Interview with Caligrapher Gail Coppock. Each issue also bears notices of future publications, and is finely illustrated throughout.