Alan Leo Saturn the Reaper 1916

Leo, Alan ‘[Popular Shilling Series: No. 2:] Saturn: the Reaper: Being the substance of a Course of Public Lectures before the Astrological Society, in the months of January, February and March, 1916. With an Introduction’ “Modern Astrology” Office, 39, 40, 41, Imperial Buildings, Ludgate, E. C. / Trade Agents: L. N. Fowler & Co., 7, Imperial Arcade, E. C., [London], 1916.

Two copies. Both copies: Original pictorial paper-covered boards. Copy A: (Light chipping to foot of spine and top of rear hinge; 2 cm separation to foot of front hinge; 5mm to foot of rear hinge). (Occasional blue marginal crosses within. Blue underlining and marginal note to p. 81.) Copy B: (Outer spine chipped at extremities, detached from spine, and adhered instead to inside of length of brown tape wrapped around spine and inner margins by a former owner; tape itself has come detached from spine and inner margin of rear board; wear to outer corners of boards). (Ffep torn out.) Both copies: [3] + [pp. iv-v] + [2] + [pp. viii-xix] + [1] + 35 + [1] + [pp. 37-71] + [1] + [pp. 73-108] + [3 pages of advertisements]

About this Book Scan

Carefully scanned in full colour from the better of our two original printings of the first edition of 1916.

Saturn the Reaper was one of three short books written by Alan Leo towards the end of his life focusing individually on the planets from Mars to Saturn. All three were based on the text of public lectures he had given on these planets. Scans of his books on Mars and Jupiter are separately available for download from Astrolearn.