Magic Circles in the Grimoire Tradition ( Three Hands Press Occult Monographs, Volume III ).
KIESEL, William ( Daniel Schulke, series editor ).
Richmond Vista, CA, USA: Three Hands Press [ Xoanon ], 2012. First Edition Hardcover. 8vo. 70pp. Fine cloth spine, papered boards, black lettering to spine, copper publisher's device to upper board, b&w illustrations, bibliography. The third monograph in the Three Hands Press Occult Monograph series. Standard hardcover edition, limited to 1,100 copies. As the title suggests, the book is a short study of the form and function of magic circles in the western magical tradition, from those of Agrippa, and Abano through those in grimoires like the "Clavicula Solomonis," "Liber Juratus," and the "Goetia," and on to nineteenth and twentieth century incarnations, including one by Andrew Chumbley. NEW book, fine in fine dust jacket. (Item ID: 42077)