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I. Baptiste Porta, L.Meyssonnier - La Magie naturelle, divisée en quatre livres, contenant les secrets & miracles de la nature.. - 1678

I. Baptiste Porta, L.Meyssonnier - La Magie naturelle, divisée en quatre livres, contenant les secrets & miracles de la nature.. - 1678

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I. Baptiste Porta, L.Meyssonnier - La Magie naturelle, divisée en quatre livres, contenant les secrets & miracles de la nature.. - 1678
Esotericism - Quantity: 1 - Book

La Magie naturelle, Divisée en quatre Livres, Contenant les Secrets & Miracles de la Nature, Et nouvellement, L'Introduction à la belle Magie.

By Lazare Meyssonnier.

Lyon, André Olier, 1678.

Octavo of 5 unnumbered ff., 406, 25, 5 pp., 8 unnumbered ff. (table).

Followed by: Introduction à la Belle Magie.

Sand-coloured vellum binding, 4 ties. 19th century binding.

A very curious treatise, both alchemical and spagyrical. It contains many remedies against the evils of the underworld and spells. This is the best treatise on practical and ceremonial magic. It contains all the practices used by the necromancers of the Middle Ages.

I.B. Porta, a famous physicist and alchemist. Born in Naples in 1540 and died in 1613, his writings were very influential.

Caillet 8853.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Esotericism
Author/ Illustrator
I. Baptiste Porta, L.Meyssonnier
Book Title
La Magie naturelle, divisée en quatre livres, contenant les secrets & miracles de la nature..
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1678
Edition
Reprint
Language
French
Original language
No
Publisher
André Olier
Binding/ Material
Vellum
Number of pages
436
Dimensions
15×9 cm
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