The Book of the Goetia of Solomon the King; Translated into the English Tongue by a Dead Hand and Adorned with Divers other Matters Germane Delightful to the Wise

New York, NY: Ram Importer Inc., 1970. Facsimile edition. Hardcover. Small folio. 66pp. Original fine black cloth with gilt title, etc. to covers. The famous grimoire of talismanic magic, the Lemegeton of Solomon. Crowley first published his edition of the book at Boleskine in 1904, under the title 'The Book of the Goetia of Solomon the King' in an edition of only 200 copies using translations which had been prepared by S. L. MacGregor Mathers, his former mentor in the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Corners and spine ends bruised and and cloth rubbed through slightly at foot of spine, a few light scratches to covers, generic bookplate on front free endpaper and abrasion on front pastedown where a bookseller's label has been carelessly removed. Page edges darkened, otherwise a tight, unmarked near-VG copy of an unusual edition. Item #60435

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