De Nigromancia [ attributed to ] Roger Bacon; Sloan MS. 3885 and Additional MS. 36674. Heptangle Books, Roger BACON, Edited, Michael-Albion MacDonald.
De Nigromancia [ attributed to ] Roger Bacon; Sloan MS. 3885 and Additional MS. 36674

De Nigromancia [ attributed to ] Roger Bacon; Sloan MS. 3885 and Additional MS. 36674

Gillette, NJ: Heptangle Books, 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. (viii) + 100 pp. Original black cloth, with printed paper label to spine. Illustrations. Title page in red and black, initials printed in red, blue and black throughout. Attractive letterpress edition. "De Nigromancia, or, Concerning the Black Art," is the translation of a Latin manuscript attributed to Roger Bacon, which first appeared at some time in the 16th century. The text is largely concerned with summonings, particularly of wraiths, but also of other demons and infernal entities. Published by Daniel Driscoll who under his Heptangle imprint was one of the pioneers of modern private press grimoire production. A few faint marks to the cloth, which is typical with the hand-bound Heptangle editions, otherwise a solid clean near Fine copy in VG+ dust jacket (the dust jacket has a one inch vertical pen line in the real panel near the ISBN, otherwise it would rate as Fine. Now protected by a removable mylar sleeve.). Item #43773
ISBN: 0935214100

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