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Compendium rarissimum totius Artis Magicae sistematisatae per celeberrimos Artis hujus Magistros. Anno 1057. Noli me tangere

Date
c.1775
Reference
MS.1766
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Description

In German and Latin. On white, brown and grey-green paper. The title within an ornamental border in wash, with skulls, skeletons and cross-bones. Illustrated with 31 extraordinary water-colour drawings of demons, and three pages of magical and cabbalistic signs and sigils, etc. At the end the figures are in red, and part of the text is written in white on the grey-green paper.

Publication/Creation

c.1775

Physical description

1 volume 48 ll. 4to. 261/2 x 21 cm. Original quarter-vellum binding.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1928.

Finding aids

Database description transcribed from S.A.J. Moorat, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts on Medicine and Science in the Wellcome Historical Medical Library (London: Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, 1962-1973).

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This material has been digitised and can be freely accessed online through the Wellcome Library catalogue.

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  • Latin



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