The Great Grimoire of Pope Honorius [with as an Appendix] Coniurationes Demonum. Grimoires, 'Pope Honorius', Kineta Ch'ien, Matthew Sullivan.

The Great Grimoire of Pope Honorius [with as an Appendix] Coniurationes Demonum.

Seattle, WA: Trident Publishing, 1999. First Edition Thus - Limited. Hardcover. Small octavo. (6 1/2" x 4") xxviii + 98 pp. Full maroon pebbled leather with inverted gilt cross and gilt lettering to upper board, raised bands and gilt title to spine, marbled endpapers, ribbon markers. Frontis and illustrations, initials and ornamental typographical devices. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies, most of which were bound in trade cloth, with many of the remainder bound in full black leather. This binding being quite unusual possibly unique or one of only a tiny number bound thus. It is certainly the only copy bound this way that we have seen. The first Trident Publishing edition of the Grimoire of Pope Honorius, a rare grimoire of the Middle Ages attributed to Pope Honorius III; the famous papal sorcerer of the Middle Ages. This edition includes the sigils and illustrations known to be associated with this work, as well as spells, summonings, etc., some of which were not available prior to this translation. Text translated by Ms. Kineta Ch'ien from the Old German and with a bibliographic prolegomenon by Mr. John Davis. Appended to the work is a translation of the 15th century Ecclesiastic work, "Coniurationes Demonum", translated from the Latin by Matthew Sullivan. Not numbered. A lovely copy in Fine condition. Item #60892
ISBN: 1879000083

Price: $450.00