AZOËTIA. A Grimoire of the Sabbatic Craft. Being a full and accurate transcription, compiled and amended by the author from the original manuscript of 'The Book of Magical Quintessence' ( Azoetia ). Andrew D. CHUMBLEY.

AZOËTIA. A Grimoire of the Sabbatic Craft. Being a full and accurate transcription, compiled and amended by the author from the original manuscript of 'The Book of Magical Quintessence' ( Azoetia ).

Chelmsford, UK: Xoanon Publishing Ltd., 2002. Sethos Edition, First Edition thus. Hardcover. Large octavo. x + 366pp. Publisher's hollen green cloth with gilt title etc to spine and device to cover, glossary, illustrated. This "standard edition" limited to 484 numbered copies, this being copy no. 433. Originally published in 1992 in softcover in a limited edition of only 300 copies, 'Azoetia or The Book of the Magical Quintessence,' has become one of the most sought-after modern magical works of our time and ís considered the foundation text of the Cultus Sabbatai. This "Sethos" edition was released 10 years after the first edition, and is the first hardbound edition of the work. It comprises a revised version of the original text together with additional formulae and around 45 illustrations, a number of which had not been previously published. The recently-released third edition has been completely reset and redesigned, and while it includes three additional illustrations, it also appears to omit to full page plates and a number of the smaller illustrations that are in this (Sethos) edition. No dustjacket - none issued. A few very faint marks to cloth from handling, very light bruising to spine ends and bumps to corners, tiny bit of darkening to page edges - otherwise a tight, unmarked copy in VG+ condition. Item #60989

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