Of Angels, Demons & Spirits: A Sourcebook of British Magic

Of Angels, Demons & Spirits: A Sourcebook of British Magic❮Download❯ ➼ Of Angels, Demons & Spirits: A Sourcebook of British Magic ➾ Author Daniel Harms – Heartforum.co.uk For a Spirit that Walketh And Dozens of Other Spells from a Cunning Man A magical miscellany from the collection of an anonymous benefactor, received in Oxford s Bodleian Library in Discovered among For a Spirit that Walketh And Demons & MOBI ï Dozens of Other Spells from a Cunning Man A magical miscellany from the collection of an anonymous benefactor, received in Oxford s Bodleian Library inDiscovered among the antiquarian stacks of the Bodleian Of Angels, PDF/EPUB or Library, this authentic work of seventeenth century English magic has been meticulously transcribed and annotated by Daniel Harms and illustrated by James R Clark, who previously collaborated on the bestselling Book of OberonWith a comprehensive introduction, annotations, and than Angels, Demons & Epub Ý one hundred figures and illustrations, this beautifully reconstructed historical work is filled with never before published rituals for calling forth demons, fairies, elementals, and other spiritual beings This elegantly bound book provides new insights into a fascinating tradition, where a sorcerer or cunning man was paid to perform magic for uncovering theft, combating witchcraft, hunting for treasure, healing, or bidding a spirit to fulfill one s commands Additionally, the unknown scribe who created the manuscript included several lists of spirits, some of which specify spirits not mentioned in other published materials As an additional feature, this deluxe edition retains the red type found in the original manuscript to emphasize keywords With than fifty spells and extensive annotations and appendices for contemporary practitioners and collectors, this is an essential work of magic from a unique and compelling sourceA breathtaking work of English magic with scholarly annotations and vibrant reconstructions of the original art This edition of an essential seventeenth century manuscript, thought to be a practical grimoire that was used by a working cunning man, includes fascinating commentary that situates the material in the context of its time With detailed notes on Thomas Allen and other key figures who actively collected and preserved priceless occult manuscripts, this introductory material also explores the genesis of the Bodleian Library at Oxford, the cultural rifts that resulted from the state s break with Catholicism, and a unique explication of the customs and s of the era s intellectuals Readers will also gain valuable insights into how this grimoire compares to other works of magic from the seventeenth century, detailed commentary on the period s cosmological and theological views, and a description of the attitudes toward demons, angels, fairies, and other spirit entities These annotations by one of the foremost experts in the field provide nuanced perspectives on the milieu in which the original manuscript was created and used, a welcome addition for those who are interested in the enigmatic provenance of such an important work.

Daniel Harms is a writer, author Demons & MOBI ï and librarian living in upstate New YorkHarms is best known for the books The Encyclopedia Cthulhiana A Guide to Lovecraftian Horror which won an Origins Special Achievement Award , The Cthulhu Mythos Of Angels, PDF/EPUB or Encyclopedia, The Necronomicon Files co authored with John Wisdom Gonce III , and The Long Lost Friend A th Century American GrimoireHarms work has appeared in publications such as The Journal for the Academic Study of Magic, Abraxas, Fortean Angels, Demons & Epub Ý Times, Paranoia, and The Unspeakable Oath He is the originator of The Shadow Over Usenet, a detailed online discussion of the works of H P Lovecraft He is a lecturer on Lovecraft Circle literature and occult films and history, and his blog Papers Falling from an Attic Window provides commentary on these and other topics.

Of Angels, Demons & Spirits: A Sourcebook of British
    Of Angels, Demons & Spirits: A Sourcebook of British a sorcerer or cunning man was paid to perform magic for uncovering theft, combating witchcraft, hunting for treasure, healing, or bidding a spirit to fulfill one s commands Additionally, the unknown scribe who created the manuscript included several lists of spirits, some of which specify spirits not mentioned in other published materials As an additional feature, this deluxe edition retains the red type found in the original manuscript to emphasize keywords With than fifty spells and extensive annotations and appendices for contemporary practitioners and collectors, this is an essential work of magic from a unique and compelling sourceA breathtaking work of English magic with scholarly annotations and vibrant reconstructions of the original art This edition of an essential seventeenth century manuscript, thought to be a practical grimoire that was used by a working cunning man, includes fascinating commentary that situates the material in the context of its time With detailed notes on Thomas Allen and other key figures who actively collected and preserved priceless occult manuscripts, this introductory material also explores the genesis of the Bodleian Library at Oxford, the cultural rifts that resulted from the state s break with Catholicism, and a unique explication of the customs and s of the era s intellectuals Readers will also gain valuable insights into how this grimoire compares to other works of magic from the seventeenth century, detailed commentary on the period s cosmological and theological views, and a description of the attitudes toward demons, angels, fairies, and other spirit entities These annotations by one of the foremost experts in the field provide nuanced perspectives on the milieu in which the original manuscript was created and used, a welcome addition for those who are interested in the enigmatic provenance of such an important work."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 360 pages
  • Of Angels, Demons & Spirits: A Sourcebook of British Magic
  • Daniel Harms
  • 21 July 2018
  • 0738753688

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