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Iroe - Grego. LA VERITABLE MAGIE NOIRE, OU LE SECRET DES SECRETS; MANUSCRIT TROUVE A JERUSALEM, DANS LE SEPULCRE DE SALOMON…. Rome: Garcia, 1750 [but Lille, Blocquel, ca. 1800]. 137 x 83mm. Frontis, 144 p., includes half-title and table, illustrations in-text. 19th c. 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, morocco title label, old ads for similar books laid down onto front pastedown and endpaper, binding with just a touch of wear to corners and spine ends. Some marginal stains to a few leaves, else contents moderately foxed. A Very Good example, presented in modern wooden box with items accompanying (see photos.) **************************** VERY SCARCE GRIMOIRE, and the only edition of this work to be printed. Purported to be based upon a manuscript found in the tomb of Solomon, with over 40 talismans in-text. The work is primarily rooted in Kabbalah and astrology. A rare book which has not appeared in a U.S. auction since it appeared once in the 1960s, and we record only two other auction appearances worldwide. Caillet, 5419.

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[Magic, Grimoire] Magie Noire, Secret des Secrets

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Nov 3, 2018