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. Old "new" stock. This volume is actually a brand new copy purchased by us from the stock of a retired specialist dealer. Hint of shelfwear, otherwise a lovely Fine copy in near Fine dust jacket. Item #60554
ISBN: 0935214100