Ars Notoria. The Grimoire of Rapid Learning by Magic, with the Golden Flowers of Apollonius of Tyana, Vol. I - Version A.; ( Volume XI of the Sourceworks of Ceremonial Magic series ). Robert - TURNER, Stephen Skinner, Daniel Clark.
Ars Notoria. The Grimoire of Rapid Learning by Magic, with the Golden Flowers of Apollonius of Tyana, Vol. I - Version A.; ( Volume XI of the Sourceworks of Ceremonial Magic series )
Ars Notoria. The Grimoire of Rapid Learning by Magic, with the Golden Flowers of Apollonius of Tyana, Vol. I - Version A.; ( Volume XI of the Sourceworks of Ceremonial Magic series )

Ars Notoria. The Grimoire of Rapid Learning by Magic, with the Golden Flowers of Apollonius of Tyana, Vol. I - Version A.; ( Volume XI of the Sourceworks of Ceremonial Magic series )

Singapore: Golden Hoard Press, 2019. Deluxed Limited Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. (10.25" x 7.25"). 436pp. Half leather, black leather over mahogany-coloured cloth boards with gilt title etc. to spine, and title and design on front cover. Illustrated endpapers, colour frontispiece, well illustrated thoughout, many in full page colour. This deluxe half-leather edition limited to 150 hand-numbered copies SIGNED by Stephen Skinner. Described by the publisher thus: "A deluxe, new edition of a classical esoteric text with unparalleled color plates of this Mediaeval grimoire designed to enable students to master any subject very rapidly." "For the first time ever the Ars Notoria is presented in its complete form. In this edition we present not just one but five complete sets of notae taken from various manuscripts, alongside a corrected edition of Turner’s English translation. We also present a complete facsimile of Yale University's Beinecke MS Mellon 1 in full colour, the earliest known manuscript of this work, with a complete copy of the 1620s printed Latin text. Detailed commentary is provided on its origins, content, possible authors, owners, methods of use, and practical considerations as well as comprehensive tables of the almost 100 notae variants. The progress of the Ars Notoria is traced from its Greek origins, via its flourishing 13th century monastic life to its supposed inclusion in the Lemegeton." This, the first of a two volume set, comprises introductory chapters: "Background"; "Magicians, Physicians, Scribes, Collectors, and a Translator," "The Main Manuscripts"; "The Notae"; "Compendium and Distribution of The Notae"; "Method of Use and Practical Considerations"; followed by the "Full Manuscript of the earliest Ars Notoria 1225"; the "English Translation of the Ars Notoria"; "Complete sets of notae from four manuscripts of different periods"; "Latin text of the Ars Notoria in Agrippa's Opera Omnia" a series of Appendices; Bibliography and Inde. NEW - thus near Fine copy (no dust jacket issued). A large and heavy book, additional shipping will be required on international orders, and may be required on domestic orders. Item #67886
ISBN: 9781912212040

Price: $250.00