MS. Description

Key of Solomon (French), Rabbi Abognazar version.

Postby John J. Coughlin » Sun May 16, 2004 1:17 pm

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Stacking Code: MS4662
Reference Number: MS.4662
Title: Pseudo-Solomon
Date :Late 18th century
Acquisition: Purchased 1933.
AccNo: 66068

Description: Livre du Secret des Secrets ou la Clavicule de Salomon qui est le véritable Grimoire contenu en deux livres. Illustrated by numerous pen-drawn figures of sigils, talismans, etc. in red. The contents of this MS. differ somewhat from the texts usually ascribed to Solomon the King under the title of 'Clavicule'. In the present work the title given at the end of the preface (p. 6) is 'Secret des Secrets de Tozgraec'. These two magical treatises are discussed in Thorndike's 'History of Magic and Experimental Science' Vol. II, pp. 225-228.
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