Item #72685 John Dee and the Empire of Angels: Enochian Magick and the Occult Roots of the Modern World. John DEE, Jason LOUV.
John Dee and the Empire of Angels: Enochian Magick and the Occult Roots of the Modern World.

John Dee and the Empire of Angels: Enochian Magick and the Occult Roots of the Modern World.

New York NY: Inner Traditions, 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xvi + 528pp, sixteen page insert full-color illustrations. Blue papered boards, gilt-lettered on upper board and spine, brown endpapers. Bibliography & index. Color and b&w plates and illustrations. The first edition of this modern exploration on the life and importance of John Dee: ""Presenting a comprehensive overview of Dee’s life and work, Louv examines his scientific achievements, intelligence and spy work, imperial strategizing, and Enochian magick, establishing a psychohistory of John Dee as a singular force and fundamental driver of Western history. Exploring Dee’s influence on Sir Francis Bacon, the development of modern science, 17th-century Rosicrucianism, the 19th-century occult revival, and 20th-century occultists such as Jack Parsons, Aleister Crowley, and Anton LaVey. Louv shows how John Dee continues to impact science and the occult to this day." Just a hint of light shelf wear, a dozen or so pages have some pen underlines and notes, one small pen note on title page, else a tight, bright VG+ copy in near Fine dust jacket. (Dust jacket has a hint of shelf-wear, not clipped, now protected by removable mylar cover.). Item #72685
ISBN: 9781620555897

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