The diverting history of the Count de Gabalis: containing, I. An account of the Rosicrucian doctrine of spirits, viz. sylphs, salamanders, gnomes, and dœmons; shewing their various Influence upon Human Bodies. II. The Nature and Advantages of Studying the Occult Sciences. III. The Carnal Knowledge of Women to be renounc'd. IV. Adam's Fall not occasion'd by eating the Apple, but by his carnal Knowledge of Eve. V. The Rise, Progress, and Decay of Oracles. VI. A Parallel between Ancient and Modern Priestcraft. To which is prefix'd, Monsieur Bayle's account of this work, and of the Sect of the Rosicrucians.

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Comte de Gabalis. English


London : printed for B. Lintott, at the Cross-Keys, and E. Curll, at the Dial and Bible, in Fleet-Street, 1714.

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[10],88,[2]p. ; 80.


The second edition.

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ESTC N3035


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