Good Sir Palamedes

100th Monkey Press. limited hand-bound edition of only 150 copies. Each book is bound by hand and measures 9” x 8". 144 pages. Printed in blue and black on a high quality 70 pound text weight, acid-free Mohawk Via felt paper specifically chosen for this edition. The cover consists of a glued-up composition of embossed fabric and 65 pound Neenah Astrobrights paper. The spine incorporates rough-sawn cedar strips with the book itself being bound with two copper rivets. The text is set in a combination of Argos A Nouveau and Nyala fonts. Decorative graphics are featured throughout the book.



As an added bonus, each book comes with a hand-bound copy of Crowley's “The Chymical Jousting of Brother Perardua.”



Included with each book is a handsome bookplate and bookmark. Fine. Item #5557940

Aleister Crowley’s Sir Palamedes is a poetic account of the Great Work and was first published in September 1910 as a Special Supplement to The Equinox, Volume I, No. 4. Crowley considered Sir Palamedes to be his most ambitious attempt to describe the Path of the Wise. At the suggestion of his friend and mentor, Allan Bennett, he decided to compose the work using the form of the classic literature describing “the quest.”.

Price: $50.00

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