The Secret Lore of Magic. Books of the Sorcerers. Sayed Idries SHAH.

The Secret Lore of Magic. Books of the Sorcerers.

New York NY: Citadel, 1958. First US Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 316pp. Maroon cloth spine with black composite boards, b&w illustrations. Appendices outlining conjurations. Index. Basically a compendium of texts drawn from most of the major source works of magic, translated into English from French, Latin, Hebrew and other tongues, with their accompanying diagrams, sigils, and symbols. It includes the entire text of the four books of the Secrets of Albertus Magnus, the Book of Spirits, the Almadel, the Book of Power, the Clavicle and the Testament, the Grimoire of Honorius the Great, and the processes of the Black Pact as given by the True Grimoire and the Great Grimoire. Spine cloth a bit faded and lightly rubbed, all edges and extremities lightly chafed, page edges a bit darkened, pages lightly toned, unmarked. Overall a tight, clean VG+ copy in near VG dust jacket. (Dust jacket lightly rubbed overall, light chipping and creasing to all edges and extremities, clipped). Item #62169
ISBN: 058410250x

Price: $85.00

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