Cyprianus, M. L.

  • Cyprianus, M. L.
Late 18th century
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"Clavis Inferni sive magia alba et nigra approbata Metratona".

Illustrated by drawings in gold and colours of magical figures, sigils, diagrams, etc.

The date is given as 'MCCCCCCLLXVII' [? 1717], but the script seems to be of the late 18th cent.


Late 18th century

Physical description

1 volume

11 ll. The first leaf is folding.

8vo. 171/2 x 111/2 cm.

On vellum.

Brown velvet binding over wooden boards, rubbed: within gilt stamped leather covers with brass clasp.


Acquisition note

Purchased at Sotheby's 29/3/1912, Lot 325.

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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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Accession number

  • 30313