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Agrippa, Heinrich Cornelius [1486-1535] Count Stefan Colonna Walewski (1897-1955)
Henrici Cornelii Agrippæ ab Nettesheym a consiliis et archiuis Inditiarii sacrae caesareae maiestatis, De occvlta philosophia libri tres
[Johannes Solter], [Cologne], 1533. First combined edition. 4to, [xii], cclxi pp. [numerous errors in pagination, including p. 4 here misnumbered as III, indicating that this perhaps is an earlier state than the Jung copy, which incorporates the correction - also p. xxii misnumbered as xxiiii, cclxiv misnumbered as cclxii, clxi misnumbered as clx, clxxvii misnumbered as clxxvi, ccx-ccxi misnumbered as ccviii-ccix and carried foreward, p. cclxi misnumbered as cclxiii, and cclxiv misnumbered as cclxii, but complete and consecutive. Bound in early pigskin, with extensive decorative blind-stamping, raised in four bands at the spine, with remnants of a broken metal clasp to the fore edge of both boards. Rear board detached, but present. Boards heavily darkened, worn, and stained, with the upper 2" of the leather at head of spine missing, and with tidemarking, chipping, and staining within, including several faint burn marks. Extensively annotated throughout, in English, Latin, and one language we've been unable to identify. With numerous pasted in additions, both in manuscript and with pages taken from other, later publications, including a number of holograph passages and symbols on sheets of paper that have been pasted into blank portions of pages, including a gracefully drawn lamen of the Archangel Michael on a circular sheet of paper which has been pasted onto the last page beneath the conclusion of the text. On the detached rear board, facing the lamen, there is a handwritten table of the names of spirits and planets governing the hours of the day and night. Given that the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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