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PostPosted: Sun May 16, 2004 12:16 pm
by John J. Coughlin
From http://archives.wellcome.ac.uk

(my not-so-clean translations in italics)

Stacking Code: MS4670
Reference Number: MSS.4669, 4670
Title: Pseudo-Solomon
Date: 1796
Level: Collection
Extent: 2 volumes [/i](This is Volume 2)[/i]
Acquisition: Purchased 1932.
AccNo: 78093, 78094
Description: La Clavicule ou la Clef de Salomon, Roi des Hébreux et fils de David, traduite de l'hébreux, divisée en quatre livres. Les Clavicules de R. Salomon. Traduites par Mr. Pierre Morissoneau, Professeur des langues orientales et Sectateur des Sages Cabalistes. With other tracts on Magic. Illustrated with numerous pen-drawn magical figures, talismans, etc. in gold, silver and colours. In Vol. I the text is in red, black and green: in Vol. II the text is in similar colours, and facing the title-page is a folding figure of a magic Circle in red and green, the text in red. In both volumes there are historiated ornaments, vignettes, tail-pieces, etc., by the calligrapher who signs himself on the title-page of Vol. I 'J. S. Fyot, Écrivain. 1796'.

TRANSLATION: The Clavicle or the Key of Solomon, King of the Hebrews and wire of David, translated the l'hébreux one, divided into four books. Clavicles of R. Salomon. Translated by Mr. Pierre Morissoneau, Professor of the Eastern languages and Sectateur of Wise Cabalistes. With other leaflets one Magic. Illustrated with numerous PEN-DRAWN magical figures, talismans, etc in gold, silver and colours. In vol. I the text is in red, black and green: in vol. II the text is in similar colours, and facing the is title-page has folding camera appears of has magic Circle in red and green, the text in red. In both volumes there are historiated ornaments, labels, tail-parts, etc, by the calligrapher who signs himself one the title-page of vol. I 'J. S. Fyot, Writer. 1796'.

Vol. II. Les Clavicules de R. Salomon ... le tout enrichi d'un grand nombre de figures mystérieuses de talismans, pentacles, cercles, canderies et caractères, avec la manière de les composer, et une simple explication des principes de la Science occulte des plus fameux Nécromanciens qui ont vecu depuis Salomon jusqu'à présent. Augmenté de leurs plus beaux secrets (1 l. + pp. iii + 3051-2 bl. ll.). Pp. 289-end have a separate title: 'Les talismans ou caractères des douze anneaux dans lesquels on enferme un Esprit pour tout ce qu'on veut par 643s215 [?].


TRANSLATION: Vol. II Clavicles of R. Salomon... the whole enriched d'un great number of mysterious figures by talismans, pentacles, circles, canderies and characters, with the manner of composing them, and a simple explanation of the principles of the Occult science of most famous Nécromanciens which have vecu since Solomon jusqu'à present. Increased of their more beautiful secrecies (1 L. + pp. III + 3051-2 bl. ll.). Pp. 289-end cuts has separate title: 'Les talismans or characters of the twelve rings in which one locks up a Spirit for all this qu'on wants by 643s215 [? ].