The Key of Solomon the King (Clavicula Salomonis). S. L. MACGREGOR MATHERS, R. A. Gilbert, translated and.

The Key of Solomon the King (Clavicula Salomonis).

York Beach, Maine: Samuel Weiser, Inc., 2000. First Edition thus. Hardcover. Quarto. xiv + 126pp. Grey cloth with gilt stamped and etched cover. A nicely produced reprint of S. L. MacGregor Mathers' edition of 'The Key of Solomon', one of the most famous, or infamous of all magical textbooks. ... The King instructs his disciples in incantations that summon and master the spirits. The process of summoning these beings illustrates the extraordinary complexity of Western ritual magic - choosing a time and place; preliminary prayers; fasting, fumigations, and preparations; as well as the need for magical equipment, robes and trappings. This edition includes the First publication of a new Forward by esoteric scholar and expert on the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, R. A. Gilbert. Appears as new - thus a Fine copy in mylar protected near Fine dust jacket (dust jacket has a tiny tear at bottom edge of front panel, now almost invisible thanks to the mylar sleeve). Item #65652
ISBN: 9780877289456