Heptameron: or Magical Elements of Peter de Abano together with The Arbatel of Magick. Peter De ABANO, Robert Turner.
Heptameron: or Magical Elements of Peter de Abano together with The Arbatel of Magick.

Heptameron: or Magical Elements of Peter de Abano together with The Arbatel of Magick.

Seattle, Washington: Ouroboros Press, 2003. First Edition Thus: Limited. Hardcover. Small octavo. Approx 200pp. (unpaginated). Original full black leather with raised bands, gilt-stamped leather title-label to spine, and gilt Ouroboros design on front board. Marbled endpapers. Frontis portrait of Abano, engraved initial letters, and Italian woodcuts of planetary figures and sigils. The limitation statement simply reads "Limited Edition. This copy is numbered: { number filled in by hand }." This leatherbound edition edition was apparently limited to 250 copies, this copy no. 17. All Ouroboros editions out of print. The Heptameron and Arbatel of Magic, are two of the best-known popular manuals of medieval magic. This Ouroboros Press edition of the Heptameron has been re-set using Renaissance style typefaces and decorative ornaments reminiscent of the grimoires of past eras, whilst preserving the original woodcut angelic sigils. A few natural imperfections to leather, slight ripple to frontispiece (like this from new, all copies we've seen have it) otherwise a lovely bright Fine copy. Item #66090
ISBN: 096629503X

Price: $450.00

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