Item #70042 Dr. Dee and the Dark Venus. The Enigma of the Tuba Veneris. John DEE, Robin E. Cousins. Translations from, Christopher Upton. Ills. by Charles H. Cattell.
Dr. Dee and the Dark Venus. The Enigma of the Tuba Veneris.
Dr. Dee and the Dark Venus. The Enigma of the Tuba Veneris.
Dr. Dee and the Dark Venus. The Enigma of the Tuba Veneris.

Dr. Dee and the Dark Venus. The Enigma of the Tuba Veneris.

London: Neptune Press, 2012. First Edition, Signed. Softcover. Octavo. 154pp. Plain card covers with wrap-around illustrated stiff card jacket. Bibliography. Color plates & b/w illustrations by Charles H. Cattell. Limited to 200 copies. This copy SIGNED by the editor on the title-page, and inscribed by the author to Clive [Harper] on the front free endpaper. Dr. John Dee, the Elizabethan Polymath, employed treasure maps and the assistance of Angelic beings in his search for hidden riches. Grimoires such as 'The Little Book Sacred to the Black Venus' aka 'The Tuba Veneris' offered an alternative path to wealth using less exulted spirits. This edition, published by Neptune Press, is the first to include a facsimile of the original manuscript in full and reproduced in color along with the Latin transcription, the English translation and a detailed examination of this medieval masterpiece. From the collection of bibliophile Clive Harper who is well- known as the bibliographer of Austin Osman Spare, for updating the Aleister Crowley bibliography in the 2011 Teitan Press collection of Gerald Yorke's writings, and as someone who has lent his expertise to numerous other publications. Appears unread - a lovely copy - near Fine copy in like dust jacket. Item #70042
ISBN: 9780954706371

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