The Magus, being A Complete System of Occult Philosophy. In Three Books, Containing the Antient and Modern Practice of the Cabalistic Art, Natural and Celestial Magic, &c.; shewing the wonderful Effects of that may be performed by a Knowledge of the Celestial Influences, the Occult Properties of Metals, Herbs, and Stones, and the Application of Active to Passive Principles. Exhibiting The Sciences of Natural Magic; Alchymy, or Hermetic Philosophy. Francis BARRETT.
The Magus, being A Complete System of Occult Philosophy. In Three Books, Containing the Antient and Modern Practice of the Cabalistic Art, Natural and Celestial Magic, &c.; shewing the wonderful Effects of that may be performed by a Knowledge of the Celestial Influences, the Occult Properties of Metals, Herbs, and Stones, and the Application of Active to Passive Principles. Exhibiting The Sciences of Natural Magic; Alchymy, or Hermetic Philosophy......
The Magus, being A Complete System of Occult Philosophy. In Three Books, Containing the Antient and Modern Practice of the Cabalistic Art, Natural and Celestial Magic, &c.; shewing the wonderful Effects of that may be performed by a Knowledge of the Celestial Influences, the Occult Properties of Metals, Herbs, and Stones, and the Application of Active to Passive Principles. Exhibiting The Sciences of Natural Magic; Alchymy, or Hermetic Philosophy......
The Magus, being A Complete System of Occult Philosophy. In Three Books, Containing the Antient and Modern Practice of the Cabalistic Art, Natural and Celestial Magic, &c.; shewing the wonderful Effects of that may be performed by a Knowledge of the Celestial Influences, the Occult Properties of Metals, Herbs, and Stones, and the Application of Active to Passive Principles. Exhibiting The Sciences of Natural Magic; Alchymy, or Hermetic Philosophy......

The Magus, being A Complete System of Occult Philosophy. In Three Books, Containing the Antient and Modern Practice of the Cabalistic Art, Natural and Celestial Magic, &c.; shewing the wonderful Effects of that may be performed by a Knowledge of the Celestial Influences, the Occult Properties of Metals, Herbs, and Stones, and the Application of Active to Passive Principles. Exhibiting The Sciences of Natural Magic; Alchymy, or Hermetic Philosophy......

Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England and New York: Thorsons Publishers Limited and Samuel Weiser Inc., ND ( circa 1980 ). Facsimile reprint, Limited to 999 copies. Hardcover. Quarto. xvi + 176pp. + 198pp. Maroon cloth with gilt titling to black spine label. Frontis portrait. Fold-out plate. Color & b/w plates. Diagrams. Edition limited to 999 numbered copies, published jointly by Thorson's Publishers (UK) and Samuel Weiser Publishing (US) in 1980. Facsimile reprint of the first (1801) edition of Barrett's magical treatise. It was perhaps the most important & influential early nineteenth century work on Western occultism, with chapters on alchemy, the Kabbalah, talismanic magic, ceremonial magic etc. etc. Numerous engravings in text and plates of Kabbalistic and astrological tables (some fold-out), magical equipment, etc. including some colour plates (mostly of demons!). The work played an important part in inspiring the nineteenth century occult revival, and its influence can be seen in the studies of the Eliphas Levi, the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, Aleister Crowley, et al. One of the nicest copies of this edition we've had for years - appears unused, thus a bright Near fine copy of this scarce printing. Issued without dust jacket but this copy is housed in the original plain brown cardboard publisher's slipcase with the publisher's inkstamped limitation on front. Slipcase lightly rubbed and dusty. Large heavy volume, will require additional shipping, price varying according to destination. Item #67410
ISBN: 0877283788

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