Wednesday, April 10, 2013

THE DEVIL MADE ME POST THIS


Another book for sale in the current Weiser Antiquarian Book catalogue is Nicolas Schreck's THE SATANIC SCREEN: AN ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE DEVIL IN  CINEMA. This is a very well done treatment of films inspired by Ol' Nick. Lots of horror films discussed here and a recommended read.

The copy listed here for sale is from a noted Aleister Crowley scholar's personal library.

"Nikolas Schreck, The Satanic Screen: An Illustrated Guide to the Devil in the Cinema. London: Creation Books, 2001. First Edition. Softcover. Large octavo. 246pp. B/w photos.

An insteresting survey. Includes several pages about Aleister Crowley, particularly in relation to the film version of Somerset Maugham's 'The Magician.' There are also references to Kenneth Anger's film 'The Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome.'


ISBN: 1840680431. From the collection of English bibliophile and Aleister Crowley scholar Nicholas Bishop-Culpeper, with his bookplate inside front cover. Several creases to wrappers & last few pages, otherwise a tight, clean VG copy. (43951) $45.00
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