The Great Grimoire of Pope Honorius. Translated from the German by Kineta Ch'ien whereunto is Appended an English Translation of a Rare Work of Eccleisatic Exorcism Translated by Matthew Sullivan [ Coniurationes Demonum ]. 'Pope Honorius', Kineta Ch'ien, Matthew Sullivan.

The Great Grimoire of Pope Honorius. Translated from the German by Kineta Ch'ien whereunto is Appended an English Translation of a Rare Work of Eccleisatic Exorcism Translated by Matthew Sullivan [ Coniurationes Demonum ].

Seattle, WA: Trident Publishing, 1999. First Edition Thus - Limited. Hardcover. Small octavo. (6 1/2" x 4") xxviii + 98pp. Full gilt stamped black leather, inverted cross gilt stamped on upper board, marbled endpapers, ribbon markers. Frontis and illustrations, initials and ornamental typographical devices. Edition limited to 1000 numbered copies, most of which were bound in trade cloth. This being the scarcer leather bound edition, with the copy numbered 185. A new edition of the "Grimoire of Pope Honorius," a famous grimoire attributed to Pope Honorius III; known as the papal sorcerer of the Middle Ages. This edition includes the sigils and illustrations known to be associated with this work, as well as spells, summonings, etc., some of which were not available prior to this translation. Text translated from the Old German by Ms. Kineta Ch'ien and with a bibliographic prolegomenon by Mr. John Davis. Appended to the work is a translation of the 15th century Ecclesiastic work, "Coniurationes Demonum", translated from the Latin by Matthew Sullivan and an essay: "An Examination of the Editions of the Grimoire of Pope Honorius." A lovely "as new" copy - tight, clean Fine copy. Item #67575
ISBN: 1879000083

Price: $500.00