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Frater Acher
BLACK ABBOT ~ WHITE MAGIC: J. Trithemius Scarlet Imprint FINE EDITION 70 Copies
UK: Scarlet Imprint, 2020. BLACK ABBOT ~ WHITE MAGIC Johannes Trithemius & The Angelic Mind FRATER ACHER SCARLET IMPRINT FINE EDITION - ONLY 70 COPIES - SOLD OUT ON THEIR SITE - RARE BOOK THIS EDITION BEING No.34 OF 70 Limited to 70 copies, full off-white morocco leather, raised bands on spine, gilt design to front and back boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, black and white ribbons; presented in a black solander box with a copperplate print of Trithemius by Jose Gabriel Alegría Sabogal. *BOOK IS CHEAPER ON MY WEBSITE BEHEMOTH RARE BOOKS.COM Black Abbot · White Magic: Johannes Trithemius and the Angelic Mind is the second volume of Frater Acher's Holy Daimon cycle, and focusses on the magical legacy of Johannes Trithemius. The book includes the first full English translations of two angelic grimoires, reveals the construction of the talismanic Tablet of Truth, the compounding of a love philtre, the creation of the exorcistic powder of Pelagius and the purificatory counter-magic of the witch's bath. Through Acher's careful analysis of these texts, the reader is guided towards a mystical and historically attested method of practicing angelic magic. The black abbot should be considered as the central figure in the evolution of the Western esoteric tradition. Trithemius was the teacher of Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa, a magical role model to John Dee and Paracelsus, and the inspiration behind many of the legends now attributed to Dr Faust. New material sheds light on Trithemius' own magical practice and his formulation of a theologia magica, which relies on cultivating a r … [Click Below for Full Description]
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