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Del Rio, Martin Antonio. Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex, in tres tomos partiti. Auctore Martino Delrio Societatis Iesu presbytero, ... Tomus primus [-tertius]. Nunc secundis curis auctior longè, additionibus multis passim insertis: correctior quoque mendis sublatis. Venetijs : apud Vincentium Florinum, 1603

Folio, mm 314x200; Full vellum binding made using an antiphonary leaf of the XVth century, title written on the spine with 4 ribs; Work divided in 3 parts: Pp. [24], 276, [16], missing the blank leaf; Pp. [4], 268, [20] p., [1] folded plate; [4], 250, [14]. Splendid engraved title page, Woodcut Initials and Head pieces. Uniform browning, fine copy with wide margins.


Beautiful and refined edition of this work, a manual of magic and esoteric arts. “One of the most important work on magic, witchcraft, devil’s cult, superstitions, prophesies..” Ackermann I, 506; Palau 268 269; Graesse, BMP, 47; Sommervogel, II, 1899; Robbins 283; Biblioteca Magica, 47.The Lot is offered with a valid export licence.

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DEL RIO. Disquisitionum magicarum libri sex

Estimate €4,000 - €5,000May 18, 2017