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PostPosted: Sat May 15, 2004 5:17 pm
by John J. Coughlin

Magia de profundis, seu Clavicula Solomonis regis Lib. IV. The Key of Solomon the King. Or a compleat system of profound magical science. Fred. Hockley scrip[sit]. Most of the illustrations are unfinished and uncoloured: the text also is incomplete. The paper is water-marked '1826 Sweetapple'.


Wellcome Institute MS. 4665.
[Description of title as in Catalogue entry]
p1 The Key of Solomon Which contains all the Names, Orders and Offices of all the Spirits that ever Solomon had any convrse with togewther with the Seals and Characters belonging to each Spirit and the manner of calling them forth to visible appearance. In Four Parts [Goetia, Theurgia Goetia, The Pauline Art, the Almadel of Solomon - however this MS. contains only part of the Goetia].
p3 The first book called Goetia
[Begins with Bael, Agares, Vassago,.. and ends at p24 with Halphas, after which a section of another work is inserted p26-61, then Goetia continues with Gamigin and Marbas where the work ends on p64.]
[Inserted section has series of drawings of circles and sigils, and the planetary magical sigils and magic square from Agrippa's Occult Philosophy. There are also fragments of texts on planetary magic, Angel magic and Talimanic magic.]

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