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Pseudo-Solomon

Date
mid-18th century
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MS.4667
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Les secret misterieux que Dieu a revellez au sage et saivent Salomon, fils de David. Traduit de l'hébreux en françois. With two other short works on magic. Illustrated with numerous pen-drawings of magical figures, sigils, talismans, etc. Pp. 1-271. La Clavicule du très savvant Salomon, fils de David, dans laquelle le Secret des Secrets sont Ouverts et descovert au Nom d'Adonay .... This ends on the verso of the third unpaginated leaf. 272-295. Traitté des Esprits du petit payzan Reformée. With the magical signature of each of the twenty-one Spirits. 296-end. Ce petit livre est la présentation des 7 planettes, leurs qualités et vertus, la manière de les composser chacunes dans leurs esp[è]ces: avec un traittée de plusieurs talisments et leurs vertus.

Publication/Creation

mid-18th century

Physical description

1 volume 1 l. + 435 pp. + 2 ll. (last bl.). 8vo. 181/2 × 124 cm. Original calf binding. The first title and that of the last tract are written within a roughly drawn coloured historiated panel, one in yellow and black, the other in red and yellow. There are four unpaginated leaves (the last blank) of smaller format (17 × 11 cm.) inserted at the end of the first work.

Acquisition note

Purchased 1933.

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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  • French


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